I get this question very often, and the answer is, “it depends.” Specifically, it depends on whether the wellness program is part of an employer’s group health plan, or if it is a stand-alone program offered directly by the employer. Many providers of wellness services contract with group health plans as well as employers directly, […]

The EEOC Rules and Your Wellness Portal
  • By: admin
  • Published: December 16, 2016

Many workplace wellness programs use a wellness portal that participants use to provide health information through a health risk assessment, learn healthy living tips, track fitness or nutrition progress, among other things. These wellness portals are not immune from complying with laws governing the collection, storage, use and disclosure of participant health information. Owners of […]