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Health Care Reform Is Here

 The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act is now in effect for employers whose health care plans have renewed since September 23.  As many employers are facing renewals in the coming months, the following factors should be kept in mind:
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Wellness and Workers’ Compensation

 In an effort to reduce workers’ compensation claims and costs, a large employer and an insurer in separate efforts are looking to wellness programs.  These programs (with disease management programs) are typically implemented to reduce health care costs, reduce employee absences and increase productivity.  However, concerns about increased liability for work-related injuries may have discouraged employers from suggesting wellness programs to injured workers.
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Beating Back Pain

More and more people today struggle with back pain.  As our work and lifestyles become increasingly sedentary, we do more sitting around and adding extra pounds.  This makes our backs increasingly vulnerable to injury.
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