DALLAS, May 18, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Viverae®, a leader in workplace wellness, is pleased that the final rulings issued by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) indicated the EEOC's support of the use of financial incentives to encourage employees and their spouses to participate in workplace wellness programs. The final rules, which were announced Monday, allow companies to offer limited financial rewards to employees, as well as their spouses, who participate in company-sponsored wellness programs. The rules also brought clarity to what the EEOC considers a "voluntary" wellness program. Both rules will take effect January 1, 2017.
With more than 13 years of expertise in designing successful workplace wellness programs, Viverae is committed to staying abreast of the most current developments in the law.
"Our ultimate goal is to empower our members by providing them with the tools and motivation to take charge of their health," said Mike Lamb, president and chief executive officer at Viverae. "We are pleased the EEOC rulings validate the effectiveness of our evidence-based programs and continue to encourage employers to support their employees."
Viverae is best known for its expertise in workplace wellness with over 350 clients and nearly 1 million members in a variety of industries across the country. Its wellness programs are designed to create a culture of health and well-being within employee populations while managing healthcare costs.
Dallas-based Viverae is a leader in innovative workplace wellness technology, supporting and empowering members on their journey to better health and well-being. Its secure, powerful and proprietary application MyViverae® manages member health data, activity, incentives, and third-party insurance claims to personalize wellness programs and create an engaging experience. With more than 350 clients and nearly 1 million members in a variety of industries across the country, its wellness programs are designed to create a culture of health while managing healthcare costs.
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