According to a story in the Chicago Tribune, â€œExecutives at an Indianapolis health-care system, frustrated by rising benefit costs, proposed a new program to get employees fired up about staying healthy.
Rather than offering incentives, Clarian Health Partners would fine employees who didn't try to quit smoking or lower their cholesterol or blood pressure. The threat of hiking their medical premiums by as much as $30 per paycheck surely would get their attention, executives reasoned.
They were right, but the proposal also generated so much resentment that Clarian Health never rolled out the program.â€
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Wonder how these folks in the Circle City feel about another type of health care mandate â€“ government-run health care?