EAPs and wellness programs converge

February 2011
Employee Benefit Adviser;Feb2011, Vol. 9 Issue 2, p16
The article discusses the increasing use of employee assistance programs (EAPs) by U.S. employers to fund health and wellness benefits as of February 2011. According to EAP provider Ceridian's Dorothea Allen, the trend is towards the merger of EAPs and wellness programs. It cites the Patient Protection and Affordable Act as one factor that increased the interest of media to preventative care and wellness.


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