“Mandatory” or “Required” HRAs or Biometric Screens are Problematic under the Law

The language you use in your workplace wellness program materials is important. I see a lot of workplace wellness messages that use the word “mandatory” or “required” when describing the program’s health risk assessment and/or biometric screen. Those words raise red flags relating to compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). The frequent use of these words leads me to believe that there is still a lot of confusion about when the ADA applies to workplace wellness programs. This blog post attempts to reduce that confusion. Read More