Commentaries on ‘‘Workplace Health Promotion Will Become Irrelevant in National Policy if We Do Not Learn to Speak With One Voice’’

StayWell Research

The growing controversy over wellness incentives authorized by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) is disconcerting, but will this provision be the most important development of the decade?

Just when worksite wellness is being embraced as an effective strategy to curb the growth of chronic health conditions and related costs, recent position statements regarding Section 2705 of PPACA suggest opposing views among important wellness champions. This commentary proposes a perspective we believe represents common ground for advancing equitable, effective use of incentives.

We invite you to read commentary: “Finding Common Ground in the Use of Financial Incentives for Employee Health Management: A Call for a Progress-Based Approach” by StayWell’s David R. Anderson, Ph.D. Or you may also read the entire commentary, “Workplace Health Promotion Will Become Irrelevant in National Policy if We Do Not Learn to Speak With One Voice,” published in the September/October 2011 American Journal of Health Promotion (AJHP).

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