Frank C. Morris, JR for The National Law Review ________________________________________ Improved Employee Health and Reduced Health Care Costs The U.S. Department of Labor has proclaimed that “the Affordable Care Act creates new incentives and builds on existing wellness program policies to promote employer wellness programs and encourage opportunities to support healthier workplaces.” Employers have embraced wellness programs as a way to improve employee health, enhance productivity, and control health care costs over time. The extent of that embrace is shown in a 2014 Kaiser Family Foundation & Health Research and Educational Trust annual survey of employer-sponsored health benefits. The survey found that 94 percent of employers with over 200 employees, and 63 percent of smaller employers now sponsor some form of wellness program. The positive benefits of wellness programs were also discussed at a January 29, 2015, hearing of the [...]
The Affordable Care Act (ACA) has brought many changes to the health benefits system, with more to come. Please join us for an informational seminar so we can help guide you through the new healthcare laws. The importance of wellness as it relates to health care reform will also be reviewed. WHEN: Wednesday, May 29 at 9:00am WHERE: Solon Community Center 35000 Portz Parkway Solon, OH 44139 ***Please R.S.V.P at 216-378-9969 (with number that will be attending) by Thursday, May 23rd. Refreshments will be served, we hope you can attend!! We are happy to be part of the Solon business community. EGP is celebrating it’s 24th year in Solon. S&S Benefits and BeWell Solutions are both celebrating their 1st year in Solon!