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CVS: Report Your Weight or Pay Higher Premiums

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Employees of CVS Caremark who use company health insurance must report their weight, body fat, and other medical information... or pay higher insurance premiums.  


The Rhode Island based company told all employees who use the company insurance plan they must have a doctor determine their weight, height, body fat, blood pressure, glucose and fasting lipid levels by may first or pay a higher premium for their health insurance.  
 
The penalty for not reporting these numbers, $600 a year! 
 
In a statement, CVS Caremark says the move is designed to help colleagues engage more actively to improve their health and manage health-associated costs.  
 
The company also states that all personal health information will be collected and reviewed by a third party and the information is never shared with CVS Caremark.  
 
CVS says it will pay for the screenings.  
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