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July 2013 CBA REPORT
feature article
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ensure that their wellness programs do
not cause their health plans to be consid-
ered unaffordable.
Other Considerations
Employers considering the use of
wellness programs in 2014 should also
consider other aspects of PPACA and the
myriad other rules and laws that apply to
wellness programs. Of particular note,
the Equal Employment Opportunity
Commission is currently considering
whether and to what extent wellness pro-
grams can be offered without violating
the Americans with Disabilities Act.
Although wellness programs are an
increasingly popular tool for controlling
rising health care costs, employers should
not use them without careful consider-
ation of all the applicable legal issues.
Wilcoxon is a partner inThompson Hine LLP’s
Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation
group and advises employers on the legal requirements
applicable to group health plans.
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Ann B. Burns
Chair of the Trust, Estate & Charitable
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Her practice focuses on estate and charita-
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fiduciary and tax litigation. Ann brings a
unique mix of skills to her law practice as
a certified public accountant (inactive) and
a principal in the firm.
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President and primary consultant for
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