Consumer advocates question effect of wellness program penalties

03/14/2012 | Washington Post, The

The health reform law will allow companies to vary employee insurance premiums by up to 30% based on participation in wellness programs, but consumer advocates worry it could lead to discrimination against sick workers who cannot meet plan requirements. Research from Georgetown University suggests programs with penalties could force people who are ill to forgo care because of the cost.

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