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NC State Health Plan Targets Smokers and Obsese

Posted on Mar 18, 2009 in Health & Wellness

Posted: Feb. 19, 2009 RALEIGH, N.C. – State employees would have to stop smoking or lose weight if they want to receive more generous health benefits under a proposal presented to legislators Thursday. The financial motivation for workers, retirees and their dependents to improve their health are contained in recommendations from North Carolina State Health Plan administrator Jack Walker to shore up the plan’s finances. The plan last year discontinued its wellness program that gave merchandise to people who changed health habits. “Money incentives in smoking work,”...

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