Sorting through the bureaucratic language of the recently released Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) is tough enough while simultaneously trying to understand how to proceed in implementing these health care reform provisions.
We all know that employer-sponsored wellness programs are effective at extending quality of life by maintaining good health and reducing health risks that can worsen over time. Companies also obtain financials savings from implementing wellness programs. For instance, for every dollar spent on wellness, medical costs are reduced by $3,27 and absenteeism costs are reduced by $2.73.
United Benefit Advisors, one of the nation's leading employee benefits advisory organizations, is pleased to announce the launch of its national blog on Monday, Oct. 29, 2012. The UBA blog will provide tips and tools to effectively manage employee benefits, PPACA compliance, health care and more.