Affordable Care Act and Tobacco Surcharges: What You Need to Know

The average smoker costs an additional $4,260 per year in direct medical costs and lost productivity according to the CDC. In an effort to reduce tobacco use and the additional costs related to tobacco use, many insurance companies and employers implement a surcharge to users of tobacco.

What is a surcharge?

A tobacco surcharge [...]

Be CALMER in 2012

Whether you’re looking to improve your existing wellness program or start one from scratch, the American Institute for Preventive Medicine is here to make your job easier with total, customizable wellness solutions for your business. [...]

National Health Observances: November 2011

Prevent diabetes, encourage quit-dates for smokers and tobacco users, and help your elder care-providing employees get the support they deserve this November. [...]