Learn how you can make biometrics work in your health plan as well as identify key issues when designing your plan.
Employers are always looking for ways to control health care costs. More and more employers recognize the important role wellness can play in reducing those costs, healthier employees means lower costs, but are looking for something with more oomph than yet another wellness fair or walking program. A biometrics program may be that extra push your health plan needs.
This topic will explain the advantages of biometrics programs and tools to evaluate whether they are right for your organization; identify the key issues employers should consider in designing a good biometrics program, including choosing incentives, funding mechanisms and what to look for when selecting vendors; and explore the major legal issues that must be taken into account, including the HIPAA, ADA and GINA wellness plan rules.
- You will be able to explain what is a health risk assessment and outcome based wellness incentive.
- You will be able to review HIPAA, ADA and GINA wellness plan rules and impact on design issues.
- You will be able to discuss nature and amount of incentives and funding options.
- You will be able to explain measuring ROI and case studies.
Faculty: David Flotten, JD, SPHR, Associated Financial Group, LLC
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