- With more than 130 million Americans employed across the United States, workplaces provide an important environment for cardiovascular disease (CVD) and stroke prevention activities.
- Workplace wellness programs are a central strategy to prevent the major shared risk factors for CVD and stroke including tobacco use, physical inactivity, obesity, hypertension, dyslipidemia, and diabetes.
- This paper provides background on the regulatory environment and the AHA’s position on the use of financial incentives within employer-based health insurance and worksite wellness programs for current discussions on Capitol Hill around health reform.
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Circulation. 2009; 120: 1725-1741. Published online before print September 30, 2009,