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Healthy reminder: HIPAA rules apply to most workplace wellness programs
  • Quarles & Brady LLP
  • USA
  • May 11 2015

Wellness programs are great ways for employers to provide guidance on ways employees can improve their health through fitness, diet and various other

New EEOC proposed rules require a gut check for wellness programs
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • May 12 2015

Wellness program sponsors and vendors have long struggled with the application of the provision in the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) that

HHS issues guidance on HIPAA and workplace wellness programs
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • April 22 2015

On Thursday, April 16, 2015, the Office for Civil Rights (OCR) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) issued guidance, consisting

Is your organization adequately protected against liability under the new HIPAA “privacy” regulationsinsurance coverage considerations
  • Jenner & Block
  • USA
  • March 25 2013

On January 17, 2013, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced important modifications to the Health Insurance Portability and

Expect focus - volume III, Summer 2014
  • Carlton Fields Jorden Burt
  • USA
  • September 16 2014

EXPECTFOCUS is a quarterly review of developments in the insurance and financial services industry, provided on a complimentary basis to clients and

EEOC proposes wellness program rules: new rules offer long-awaited guidance on how to incentivize wellness program participation without violating the Americans with Disabilities Act
  • Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP
  • USA
  • April 29 2015

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) issued proposed rules (EEOC Proposed Rule) providing guidance on voluntary wellness programs under

EEOC reverses course in proposed wellness program regulations
  • Paul Hastings LLP
  • USA
  • April 21 2015

Last Thursday, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission ("EEOC") published its much anticipated proposed regulations explaining how employers may

HHS issues HIPAA guidance on workplace wellness programs
  • Barnes & Thornburg LLP
  • USA
  • April 17 2015

On April 16, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) issued guidance on whether the HIPAA Privacy and Security Rules apply to

Starting a new business: what employers need to know about health benefits
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • January 28 2015

Starting a new business can be very stressful, and with any successful business comes the added stress of hiring and retaining employees. To attract

OCR addresses application of HIPAA privacy rule to Workplace Wellness Programs
  • Arnall Golden Gregory LLP
  • USA
  • April 28 2015

Healthcare providers are accustomed to the privacy and Security Rules contained within the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act