Listen: The Latest On Workplace Wellness Programs

Kaiser Health News senior correspondent Julie Appleby joins a discussion on Cleveland’s WCPN about current thinking on workplace wellness programs.

In Ohio, Republican gubernatorial candidate Mike DeWine is pushing a Cleveland Clinic-inspired wellness plan for Ohio’s Medicaid population. Appleby outlines how these wellness plans have historically functioned, their pros, cons and the recent regulatory developments around them. (The wellness segment begins around 15:10.)

And if you are interested in this subject, here is a sampling of Julie Appleby’s coverage:

Final EEOC Rule Sets Limits For Financial Incentives On Wellness Programs (5/17/16)

Feds Issue Proposed Rule On Health Information Collected By Workplace Wellness Programs (10/29/15)

Workplace Wellness Programs: Early Alarm For Workers’ Health Or A Recipe For Over-Testing? (10/5/15)

Privacy Advocates Urge Stronger Protection Of Employee Health Data (9/30/15)

7 Questions To Ask Your Employer About Wellness Privacy  (9/30/15)

When Does Workplace Wellness Become Coercive? (6/24/15)

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