Lesson 11 - Please answer the following two questions 1...

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Please answer the following two questions:  1. Your Company has been facing financial difficulties and experiencing double digit increases in  health care premiums each year. Thus far, the Company has contributed 80 percent of the  premiums for employee health care coverage, but has decided that it will only pay 70 percent  of premiums for individuals who are not taking care of themselves--those who continue to  smoke, are significantly overweight, are not exercising on a regular basis, or are not  complying with a disease-management program. You will gain information about employees  from the health plan and health risk assessments that employees have completed. Briefly  discuss this program and its implementation in light of ERISA and HIPAA provisions.   I think that in this case the company should have spun it that they will only pay  70% of employee medical, however they would up that to 80% if employees take 
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This note was uploaded on 04/27/2008 for the course L I R 201 taught by Professor Willits,billie during the Fall '07 term at Penn State.

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