I need 3 paragraphs for each discussion which is a total of 6 paragraphs. Please keep both separate, address each question and add the references at the bottom of each discussion. Please make sure you check grammar and punctuation errors, as well as quoting and using in text citations. PLEASE make sure you cite the information, do NOT plagiarize and ADD all references. No Cover Page Needed PLEASE INBOX ME IF YOU HAVE QUESTION or need reading material on the assignment!

Part 1 Health and Wellness Initiatives

Read the article “Be Healthy and Get Rewarded–Incentives Driving Engagement in Health and Wellness (Links to an external site.).” Taking into consideration some of the significant changes to health insurance policies, please review the article and address the following two questions. Explain your answers in at least 200 words. 

  • As described in the article, what options do patients with preexisting health conditions have in regards to wellness initiative compliance?
  • Are the new health plans truly helping consumers to live a better and healthier lifestyle or are they actually hindering consumers ability to freely pursue getting proper treatment, if needed, due to the fear of high deductible costs?

Part 2 Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993 and The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010

Discuss the Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993 and the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010. What are the most prominent elements to understanding these two acts? How do they impact the employee and the organization?

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Required Resources

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Read the following chapters in your text, Strategic compensation:

  • Chapter 9: Discretionary Benefits
  • Chapter 10: Legally Required Benefits

Article

Nosta, J. (2014, April 9). Be healthy and get rewarded–incentives driving engagement in health and wellness (Links to an external site.)Forbes. Retrieved from http://www.forbes.com/sites/johnnosta/2014/04/09/be-healthy-and-get-rewarded-incentives-driving-engagement-in-health-and-wellness/

Recommended Resources

Articles

Nordquist, C. (2016, September 5). The Affordable Care Act: Healthcare reform in the U.S (Links to an external site.). Medical News Today. Retrieved from https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/247287.php

Purcell, P. (2010, April). Income and poverty among older Americans in 2008. Journal of Pension Planning and Compliance, 36(1), 1-29. Retrieved from the Proquest database.

Purcell, P. (2010, April). Pension sponsorship and participation: Summary of recent trends. Journal of Pension Planning and Compliance, 36(1), 30-48. Retrieved from the ProQuest database.

Schnaubelt, C. (2018, May 30). Social Security: Past, present and future (Links to an external site.). Forbes. Retrieved from https://www.forbes.com/sites/catherineschnaubelt/2018/05/30/social-security-past-present-and-future/#4c10bb0359ab

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