March 16, 2015 -- Professor Jill Horwitz discussed workplace wellness programs in an interview on "Huffpost Live."
Watch the interview.
She is also quoted in a Huffington Post article on the effectiveness and legality of these programs.
"The best evidence suggests that workplace wellness programs based on financial incentives probably don’t work as intended," said Jill Horwitz, a UCLA law professor and co-author of a major study on wellness programs that appeared in the journal Health Affairs. "Given the evidence, it isn’t likely that workers are using less medical care because they responded to financial incentives to improve their health."