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A tanning bed, one of the many services facing a new health tax.

Burned by Politics and Bad Intentions: The Tax on Personal Wellness

Michael D. Shaw - in Economics

As a scientist, and as the author of this piece about the facts concerning skin cancer, I find myself compelled to update that article; to write a "Part Two" about the dangers of politicizing science, in addition to the individual consequences – to men…

An employee check his watch, waiting for the employer mandate to take effect.

Employer Mandate Delayed

Jonathan Edelheit, JD - in Editorial

For the time being – at least a year -- employers now have a little bit of breathing room after the Obama Administration decided to delay the employer mandate and insurer reporting requirements of the Affordable Care Act.

Wellness is more than health, it is happiness

Wellness is Not Just about Health!

Rajeev Mudumba - in Worksite Wellness

With President Obama winning his second innings at the White House, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA), and its implementations are back in focus.

A cubic representation of a globe, with hands filling in the missing pieces.

U.S. Health Insurance Medical Tourism Market Update

Jonathan Edelheit, JD - in Editorial

The industry had a lot of momentum in 2009 as many insurance companies moved forward with their plans,but was derailed when Obama brought HealthcarEReform into the picture which caused insurance companies to stop all new programs/initiatives and to focus on…