Events

Workplace Wellness Programs: Real Experiences Helping Americans Get Healthy in the Workplace

Luncheon Briefing

Please join us for an important educational session to provide more perspective on how bipartisan provisions in the Affordable Care Act (ACA) are providing new tools and incentives in the workplace for employees to improve their health. We are pleased to coordinate with the United States Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP), Chairman Lamar Alexander and Ranking Member Patty Murray on this briefing. The event will be held on:

Friday, March 13, 2015
12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.
HELP Committee Hearing Room
430 Dirksen Senate Office Building

The event will feature a panel of experts, including employees and employers, who will provide background on these programs and the value they provide. The panel will also review the ongoing bipartisan support for these programs in Congress.

Featured Panelists include:

  • Yvette Fontenot, Partner, Avenue Solutions
  • Audrietta C. Izlar, PAHM, MS, MBA, Manager, Global Health and Wellness, Verizon
  • Katie Adamson, Senior Director of Health Partnerships and Policy, YMCA of the USA
  • Tim Elmore, Deputy Sheriff, Cleveland County, NC

This event is co-hosted by the American Benefits Council, Business Roundtable, the Healthcare Leadership Council, the Partnership to Fight Chronic Disease, Population Health Alliance, and the YMCA of the USA.

Please RSVP to Teresa de Vries at tdevries@hlc.org or 202-452-8700

We have consulted the Senate Select Committee on Ethics and the House Committee on Ethics with regard to widely attended events. If you have any questions please contact the Senate Select Committee on Ethics at (202) 224-2981 or the House Committee on Ethics at (202) 225-7103.

RESOURCES

Investing in Community Health

 

Diabetes Prevention Program - Fact Sheet

 

Improving Health and Wellness of Individuals: Spotlight on Verizon Communications

 

Health and Wellness: Foundational Pillars and Priorities - Verizon

 

The Science of Wellness Programs: A Synopsis