| Findings of the H2R Third Annual Survey of Employer
Use of Incentives in Health and Wellness Programs
& Current Policy Implications
For Employers, Health Benefits Consultants, Policy Makers and Employer Coalition Leaders
The heated debate this summer didn't shed much light on important reforms embedded in the health care proposals that affect employer-based health and wellness programs. People like you are asking:
- How are employers innovating now to keep employees healthy?
What incentives are employers using, and how will regulations and reform change that?
- Are HIPAA caps on incentives only the first sign of regulatory changes to come?
- What innovations are employers using to maximize access to primary care?
- What is on the policy horizon for worksite wellness and disease management programs?
After a 40-minute presentation, you'll have an opportunity to interact with the speakers during a 20-minute Q&A period.
Your registration fee includes the full survey report "How Employers Use Incentives to Keep Employees Healthy: Perks, Programs & Peers" and the Webinar.
During the Webinar, you'll learn:
- "How employers use incentives to keep employees healthy: perks, programs & peers." Discover insights from this in-depth Health2Resources survey, now in its third year. Webinar participants will receive a FREE copy of the full survey report.
- The status of the health care reform debate and proposed legislation. How will the new regulatory landscape affect benefit plan design, innovative payment models and wellness programs?
- Proposals for comparative effectiveness and other health-related research. How will this new emphasis on research and effectiveness impact employers, policy makers, and wellness/benefit consultants?
- Other regulatory movement with the potential to affect employer health and wellness programs and value-based purchasing models. Will new Americans with Disabilities Act rulings regarding wellness and disease management programs change how employers use incentives? What changes can employers expect when rules for the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act are announced?
- Innovative ways employers are introducing primary care to worksite wellness and disease management programs, and how they're using incentives to lead employees to better health habits.
About the Speakers
Nandan Kenkeremath served 17 years as senior counsel on the House Committee on Energy and Commerce focusing on health care. He is currently president of Leading Edge Policy & Strategy, LLC focusing on a number of areas including comparative effectiveness research, innovative payment policy models, health care reform, employer-sponsored health plans, and implementation of the stimulus legislation.
Katherine H. Capps is President of Health2 Resources. With more than 20 years of senior-level professional experience, Katherine leads a communications and research team. The H2R team evaluates and measures how employers buy health care; how providers deliver health care; how benefit plans pay for health care; how technology and e-health transform health care; and how policymakers impact health care. Health2 Resources works with clients to manage the ongoing relationships between all the players and develop effective communication strategies. She serves on the advisory board for the Institute for Health and Productivity Management, as board member of the Washington Adventist Hospital Foundation and on numerous editorial boards.