252114 Legal Implications of Wellness Programs under the ACA

Monday, October 31, 2011: 4:30 PM

Wendy K. Mariner, JD, LLM, MPH , Boston University, Boston, MA
This presentation will discuss how the ACA's encouragement of wellness programs in health plans may be a double-edged sword for public health and law.

Learning Areas:
Implementation of health education strategies, interventions and programs
Public health or related laws, regulations, standards, or guidelines

Learning Objectives:
Identify the legal implications of wellness programs under the ACA.

Keywords: Health Law, Health Reform

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I have completed research and taught in the area for many years.
Any relevant financial relationships? No

I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.