Sound Off for March 20: Should you have to pay more in insurance for being overweight?

Published On: Mar 20 2013 12:54:45 PM PDT   Updated On: Mar 20 2013 12:55:53 PM PDT
Sound Off for March 20: Should you have to pay more in insurance for being overweight?

A drug store's new way of enticing their workers to improve their health is being called an invasion of privacy.

CVS, one of the nation's largest drug store chains has told its 200,000 employees around the country they must have a doctor verify their weight, body fat and blood pressure - or face a 600 dollar annual penalty on their health insurance.

The company is giving workers until May 2014 when the new policy kicks in.

CVS says the company will never sees the test results, saying the doctors give the results to an independent company for a review.

Do you think an employer should be able to fine their employees for not meeting certain health standards - or should employers be forced to cover all employees equally? Sound Off!