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05/30/2013 08:23 am ET Updated Jul 30, 2013

Obama Throws Employers A Bone

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The Obama administration issued a final rule on Wednesday that gives employers greater leeway to use employee wellness programs, with financial rewards and penalties for workers worth up to 50 percent of the premium as an incentive to exercise, quit smoking, lose weight, eat more healthful food and lower cholesterol and blood pressure.

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