One of the nation's leading business organizations is pressing President Obama to ensure incentives for job-sponsored wellness programs remain part of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.

In a May 2 letter to the president, Gary W. Loveman, the chairman of the Health and Retirement Committee of the Business Roundtable, wrote that his group is "deeply concerned" that a rule on incentives for wellness programs in group health plans "may not continue to permit employers to enhance wellness benefits by providing incentives to employees."

The Office of Management and Budget is now considering what the policy should be.

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