Kevin Volpp, Forbes, Manipulated Medical Decisions

Kevin Volpp, Forbes, Manipulated Medical Decisions

The degree to which health authorities and employers should attempt to manipulate people's health-related behavior is the subject of a Forbes article featuring LDI Senior Fellow Kevin Volpp. Director of the Center for Health Incentives and Behavioral Economics, Volpp warned about the difference between prodding and punishing employees. Will some of the incentives being considered help employee health or simply penalize those whose socioeconomic status and environment make them more vulnerable?, he asked.