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Preserving Employee Wellness Programs Act
To clarify rules relating to nondiscriminatory employer wellness programs as such programs relate to premium discounts, rebates, or modifications to otherwise applicable cost sharing under group health plans.
Preserving Employee Wellness Programs Act This bill declares that a workplace wellness program, by offering a reward to participants, does not violate the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 or title I or II of the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008 if the program complies with Public Health Service Act requirements. Collection of information about a family member's manifested disease or disorder is not considered an unlawful acquisition of genetic information with respect to another family member participating in a workplace wellness program. This bill takes effect as if enacted on March 23, 2010.
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Committee on Education and LaborWorkforce ProtectionsHealthCommittee on Energy and CommerceCommittee on Ways and MeansIntroducedMarch 2nd, 2015
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