Workplace wellness is already a six-billion-dollar-a-year industry, and it’s growing. Employers are searching for programs that are both good for the beltline and the bottom line. The result? They’re gamifying corporate wellness programs.
Nearly a quarter of the 2.2 million people who’ve enrolled in health coverage in the health law’s insurance marketplaces are young adults — the population that’s hardest to reach and yet most vital for the long-term financial stability of the new exchanges, the Obama administration announced Monday.
Last minute shoppers are streaming in to Los Barrios Unidos Community Clinic in West Dallas, seeking help to enroll in health insurance before the Dec. 23rd deadline — that’s the date people have to buy insurance through the federal exchange so coverage starts January 1st.
Two weeks – that’s how much time is left to sign up for health insurance through the federal exchange in order to have that coverage takes effect January 1st. And now that healthcare.gov is running a bit more smoothly, the pressure to get people to sign up for Obamacare in North Texas is on. Health Insurance Marketplace representatives along with professionally trained assisters are hosting a health insurance enrollment event Monday, Dec. 9 through Wednesday, Dec. 11 in Dallas. Listen to the story, and find details below.
There’s more to health care than Obamacare. It may seem like every health insurance countdown is connected to the President’s health care overhaul, but Dec. 7th’s Medicare deadline is completely separate.