Jessica L. Roberts and Leah R. Fowler,
How Assuming Autonomy May Undermine Wellness Programs,
27 Health Matrix
Available at: http://scholarlycommons.law.case.edu/healthmatrix/vol27/iss1/6
In recent years, corporate wellness programs have become a routine aspect of the employer-provided health-insurance system. While they vary tremendously in their requirements and incentives, what these programs share is the common goal of modifying employee behavior to improve health and, as a result, to lower costs. However, the effectiveness of wellness programs has been called into question.