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      house Committees
      House Committee on Ways and Means
    IntroducedJuly 31st, 2009

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Official Title

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide tax incentives for employer-provided wellness programs.

Summary

Amends the Internal Revenue Code to allow employers a tax credit to develop and implement a wellness program that: (1) conducts health risk assessments for each program participant; (2) offers annually at least two preventive services recommended by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force; (3) offers annual counseling sessions and seminars on preventive health topics; and (4) includes as participants not less than 60% of an employer's full-time employees. Provides an additional tax credit for full-time employees who participate in their employer's qualified wellness program. Terminates such credits after 2014.

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