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Wellness Incentives Are Not Dead Yet:  Potential Outcomes from the AARP v. EEOC Order

NOTE: The opinions in this article are the author’s and do not necessarily represent the views of Shortlister

On December 20, 2017, the district court in the AARP v. EEOC case ordered the EEOC to go back to rewrite its wellness incentive rules under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA).  Those rules, released in May 2016, allow employers to impose incentives of up to 30% of the total cost of self-only coverage to encourage employees to participate in health risk assessments, and spouses to participate in biometric screens and health risk assessments. 

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Quizzify - Meet a Vendor

Shortlister’s December 8th “Meet a Vendor” series ended 2017 with a bang by hosting Al Lewis, Co-Founder and CEO of Quizzify, a learning platform that provides employees with the knowledge they need to make wiser and healthier decisions.

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Wellness Coaches - Meet a Vendor

On November 17th, 2017 Shortlister invited Gene McGuire, the Founder and Managing Partner of Wellness Coaches, to present their new Technology Suite, which will further enhance their proprietary, on-site health coaching model.

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Health Advocate - Meet a Vendor

On July 28, 2017 Shortlister invited Stacey Anger and Jeff Skelton, Product Specialists for Wellness and Biometrics with Health Advocate, to introduce the newly launched Engagement Platform and talk about their expanded and integrated well-being services. 

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Solera Health - Meet a Vendor

On July 14, 2017 Shortlister hosted Brenda Schmidt, Founder and CEO of Solera Health, to talk about the "Prevention Care Benefits Manager" market category that Solera has created.  This category connects employees, payers, and physicians with an integrated network of non-medical prevention, coping and support providers, paid through medical claims.

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Cascade Centers - Meet a Vendor

On June 23, 2017 Shortlister hosted Anna Meiners, Senior Account Manager at Cascade Centers, to introduce the WholeLife Scale®, a Behavioral Health Risk Assessment, developed to circumvent the high cost of mental health concerns in the workplace and improve quality of life for employees.

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Financial Wellness Buyer's Guide

After onboarding the top Financial Wellness Vendors into Shortlister, we decided to document what we learned about the space in this simple Buyer’s Guide.  This comprehensive guide offers everything you need to know about the Financial Wellness Industry including vendor types, different programs, common features, and what to consider when buying. 

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SUM180 - Meet a Vendor

On June 2, 2017, Shortlister hosted Carla Dearing, the Co-founder and CEO of SUM180, in our “Meet-a-Vendor” webinar series in which SUM180 covered “how to make financial wellness work for employees” through small, personalized and actionable steps.

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SmartDollar - Meet a Vendor

On May 12, 2017, Shortlister hosted Brian Hamilton, Vice President of Financial Wellness at Ramsey Solutions, in our “Meet-a-Vendor” webinar series to provide a demonstration of SmartDollar.  SmartDollar is a solution that is built upon a proven methodology that Ramsey Solutions has developed over the past 25 years to help millions of people change the way they handle money.

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Marquee Health - Meet a Vendor

On April 28, 2017, Shortlister hosted Jonathon Short, President of Marquee Health, and Dave Pawlowski, licensed clinician and Vice President of Administration at CuraLinc Healthcare, in our “Meet-a-Vendor” webinar series to introduce Marquee Health’s newest emotional health offering, Computerized Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (cCBT). 

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