Wearable technology & discoverable data

fitness trackers. The catch: users must submit their fitness data to employers/health insurers to cash in.

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Fitbit wearable technology

Multiple insurers are offering policyholders the opportunity to earn discounts and other perks if they wear health tracking devices. (Photo: Shutterstock)

legal brief

Insurers seeking information from policyholders’ wearable technology should develop a protocol for downloading the data from the fitness tracker they supplied their customer. (Photo: Shutterstock)