Commuting To Work Can Be Exercise Too

Category: Wellness

Grabbing a Clif bar just before running out the door.  Racing to Starbucks to pickup a mourning venti latte with soymilk for that requisite jolt of caffeine before heading into the office.  More likely than not, you are familiar with the daily mad dash and hustle of the morning commute. I have less than fond… Read more »

MA Small Employer Wellness Program Tax Credit

Category: Regulatory

In late 2012, Wellable was excited to hear that the Massachusetts legislature enacted legislation providing that employers that initiate a wellness programs for their employees will be eligible for an annual wellness tax credit of up to $10,000.   The credit is in the amount of up to 25% of the cost of implementing an employee… Read more »

Don’t Forget To Ask Your Employees

Category: Corporate Wellness

One of the most important, but often overlooked ways to drive engagement happens well before the launch date of a wellness program. I stumbled upon a slightly dated, yet still relevant article titled “When it comes to wellness, ask employees what they want.”  This article is a reminder of a crucial step in building an… Read more »

HHS Finalizes Employer Wellness Rules

Category: Regulatory

The U.S. Departments of Health and Human Services, Labor and the Treasury released final rules describing the standards for employee wellness programs and rewards associated with them as part of the Affordable Care Act.   The final rules will take effect for plan years beginning on or after January 1, 2014. Below is a summary of… Read more »