SOURCE: Virgin HealthMiles

Virgin HealthMiles

September 08, 2010 08:59 ET

Virgin HealthMiles to Examine Role of Prevention in New Healthcare Legislation During Free Webinar

BOSTON, MA--(Marketwire - September 8, 2010) -  Virgin HealthMiles, a leading provider of employee health and productivity programs that reward individuals for getting healthy, today announced it will host a free webinar focused on the role of prevention in the new healthcare reform legislation and how organizations can obtain measurable business value from their healthcare decisions.

The webinar, "Healthcare Reform: The Role of Prevention in the New Legislation," will be held Tuesday, September 14, 2010, from 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. ET. 

Virgin HealthMiles President Sean Forbes will be joined in the webinar by Brian Klepper, an expert on healthcare reform. Klepper is an Aspen Institute Health Forum Fellow and serves as one of only three non-physicians on the International Editorial Board of the Medscape Journal of Medicine. He is also a health care columnist for American City Business Journals and writes for The Health Care Blog.

During this webinar, the presenters we will take a strategic and tactical look at the role of wellness in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA), including:

  • A high-level summary of the PPACA with a focus on the wellness provisions
  • A chronological look at the impact of reform on business
  • How to obtain measurable business value from a company's healthcare decisions

To register for the live webinar, please visit:
https://event.on24.com/eventRegistration/EventLobbyServlet?target=registration.jsp&eventid=239510&sessionid=1&key=1A9E973CA1C8590F6C3EEBEE02EAEB02&partnerref=VHMPress

A free recording of the webinar will be available on the Virgin HealthMiles website at: www.virginhealthmiles.com

About Virgin HealthMiles
Virgin HealthMiles provides employee health programs that pay people to get active. The company's Pay-for-Prevention™ approach, based on physical activity and healthy lifestyle change, attracts an average of 40 percent of employees who participate, which helps organizations reduce medical costs and improve employee productivity and satisfaction. The program is offered by employers, government entities, and insurers. Over 120 industry leaders representing more than 500,000 employees across the U.S., including American Diabetes Association, Intuit, OhioHealth, Ochsner Health System, MWV, Protective Life, SunGard, SunTrust, and Timberland have selected Virgin HealthMiles' award-winning program for their employees. The company is a member of Sir Richard Branson's Virgin Group. For more information, visit www.virginhealthmiles.com

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