Chris Sears quoted in, "New federal rules limit value of workplace wellness programs"
Chris Sears, a Partner in the Employee Benefits group, was quoted in the Indianapolis Business Journal's article, "New federal rules limit value of workplace wellness programs."
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“There were some employers that were running wellness programs that said, ‘If you don’t take this health risk assessment, you can’t be in our insurance program,’” said Chris Sears, a labor lawyer and partner at Ice Miller and a member of its Employee Benefits Group.
He added: “The EEOC has said, ‘Well, then those programs are not voluntary; they’re coercive.’ … Because this is how most of us get our health coverage, through our employers.”