Key Word: “ACA”

Workplace Wellness Programs: How Regulatory Flexibility Might Undermine Success

By Jennifer L. Pomeranz Abstract: The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act revised the law related to workplace wellness programs, which have become part of the nation’s broader health strategy. Health-contingent programs are required to be reasonably designed. However, the regulatory requirements are lax and might undermine program efficacy in terms of both health gains... More »

American Journal of Public Health (AJPH) | September 11, 2014

The Affordable Care Act and State Coverage of Clinical Preventive Health Services for Working-Age Adults

By Jennifer Pomeranz & Yang Y. Abstract Significant public health challenges facing the United States stem from preventable disease. The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act dedicated substantial resources toward prevention. Among other reforms, the Affordable Care Act requires Medicaid and private health insurers to cover clinical preventive services for adults, pursuant to recommendations by... More »

Journal of Public Health Management & Practice (JPHMP) | April 30, 2014