Employers offer wellness plans for a number of reasons, but the main reasons are often to contain health care costs and to encourage employees to improve their health and prevent disease. There are many different laws and legal considerations that govern wellness plans. The design of an employer’s wellness plan will often determine which federal law will apply. This brief will touch on some of these laws but employers will also have to consider additional laws upon implementation of a wellness plan. It is important to consult a trusted advisor when designing a wellness plan.
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