Get in shape or pay a price.
That's a message more Americans could hear if the health care reform bills passed by the Senate Finance and Health committees become law.
By more than doubling the maximum rewards and penalties that companies can apply to employees who flunk medical evaluations, the bills could put workers under intense financial pressure to lose weight, stop smoking or even lower their cholesterol.
Just so we are all clear, that is not my opinion. Not me, none of my doing guys. I'm just the messenger here. In fact, it isn't even an opinion.
That, my friends, is the official policy of the United States government.