If you are a health or wellness coach, you may wonder what is a hipaa privacy rule for wellness and health coaches. Many coaches assume they are, but many of them would be wrong. That doesn’t mean HIPAA privacy and security standards should not play a role in your practice, but whether coaches are technically […]

Determining your wellness program’s “group health plan” status is an important first step for achieving compliance.  Whether your workplace wellness program qualifies as a group health plan or a non-group health plan dictates which laws apply.  For example, group health plan wellness programs are subject to the Affordable Care Act (ACA), the Employee Retirement and […]