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As consumers’ views of health and the components of health care change, the health care system will have to adapt. (Image: Shutterstock)

In addition to the standard health insurance offerings, many employers today are adding wellness programs and incentives for their employees, recognizing the potential of the latter to reduce the costs of the former. This shift, as well as the shift toward consumer-driven health plans, is driving an expansion in the definition of health, one that includes more than just what goes on in the clinical setting.

Emily Payne

Emily Payne is managing editor at BenefitsPRO. A Wisconsin native, she spent the past eight years writing and editing for various athletic and fitness publications. She holds an English degree and Business certificate from the University of Wisconsin.

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