HealthWire: July 2016
IRS Memo on Wellness Incentives as Taxable Income
The Internal Revenue Service recently issued a memo clarifying some wellness program incentives or rewards are taxable for employees. We view the IRS memo as clarification of existing law.
We are including a LINK to the memo and recommend you address any specific questions with legal counsel or tax specialist.
HealthFitness CFO Steve Alavi Featured in SmartBrief
Steve Alavi, HealthFitness’ chief financial officer, authors a post, “Looking Beyond the Numbers in Wellness Program ROI,” in a recent issue of SmartBrief. Read his post on the SmartBrief website.
HealthFitness Client MIT featured in Campus Rec Magazine
Tim Mertz, HealthFitness’ director of recreational sports at our client MIT, provides insight on “Evolving Consumer Trends,” in the recent issue of Campus Rec magazine. Read Tim’s article on the Campus Rec website.
Helping employees find purpose
If you asked employees at your company to describe their purpose, what would they say? Helping your employees find their purpose can move them along the path toward better health and well-being. Read more in the recent blog from Tanja Madsen, our director of product management.
Ann Wyatt Engagement Tips in Employee Benefit News
Ann Wyatt, HealthFitness’ vice president of account management, notes “9 Ways to Engage Employees in Wellness” in a recent Employee Benefit News (EBN) slideshow. View the slideshow on the EBN website.
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National Business Group on Health (NBGH)
2016 National Conference on Health, Productivity and Human Capital
The Well-being & Productivity Value Proposition: Reshaping the Employee Experience
Sept. 14-16, 2016
Health Enhancement Research Organization (HERO) Forum
Forum for Employee Health Management Solutions
Sept. 27-29, 2016