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Want to Improve Population Management? Make Sure Your Health Plan is Aligned with Your Strategy

26 January 2017

Implementing a care management program designed to promote healthy (and cost-effective) member choices can make a real impact on healthcare utilization and costs. But is your self-funded plan optimized to support these efforts? If not, your care management strategy could fall short of its goals. Cammack Health was privileged to work with Montefiore Health System of New York on a comprehensive program focused on moving employee health and cost trends in a positive direction.

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Benefits & Healthcare Update: IRS Reminds Employers That Certain Nonmedical Wellness Incentives Are Taxable Income

12 July 2016

The IRS recently released a memorandum reminding employers about the tax treatment of wellness program incentives and employer reimbursement of wellness program-specific premiums. While the memorandum did not break any new ground, it is a useful recap of the IRS rules regarding the taxability of wellness incentives.

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Benefits & Healthcare Update: EEOC Publishes Final Rules for Wellness Programs under ADA, GINA

17 May 2016

On Tuesday, May 17th, the Equal Employment Opportunities Commission (EEOC), the guardian agency of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA), published its final rules for the operation of wellness programs under the two workplace nondiscrimination statutes. For the most part, the final rules affirm EEOC’s approach as outlined under the proposed rules that the agency published early last year.

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