Get healthy--or else

Colias, Mike
April 2009
Crain's Chicago Business;4/27/2009, Vol. 32 Issue 17, p2
The article reports that a number of employers in Illinois are increasing health and fitness screening drives of their employees to improve the health of their workforce as a way to curb runaway health care costs. Larry Boress, president of Chicago-based Midwest Business Group on Health, an employer coalition, says they are seeing more employers interested in this kind of approach, where there are financial consequences for employees who do not participate.


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