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AbstractRather than just focusing on those employees who look unhealthy on the outside and emphasizing physical markers such as BMI, employers interested in participating in the ACA’s wellness incentives should incentivize healthy behaviors. They can achieve this through modern technologies, creating multiple opportunities for employees to
engage in healthy behaviors in the workplace, and supporting broader policy initiatives that can improve the food
environment and public health. These strategies prevent the stigmatization and ethical problems associated with
incentivizing weight and provide ways to empower and support employees in their efforts to become healthier.