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Akerman LLP | USA | 4 Oct 2017

Employee Wellness Developments: Keeping Your Finger on the Pulse

As we alluded in our “Preparing for the Unknown: Open Enrollment 2018” blog post, employers that are finalizing their employee benefit plan designs in

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Haynes and Boone LLP | USA | 29 Aug 2017

Court Requires EEOC to Reconsider Wellness Program Regulations

Generally, the Americans with Disabilities Act (the “ADA“) and the Genetic Information Non-Discrimination Act (“GINA“) permit employers to offer

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Butler Snow LLP | USA | 16 Jun 2017

Avoiding snares in workplace wellness programs

Encouraged by health insurance companies, workplace wellness programs have become trendy. Wellness programs help prevent disease and encourage

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Seyfarth Shaw LLP | USA | 29 Jan 2017

Seventh Circuit Declines To Address The EEOC’s Challenge To The Legality Of Employer’s Wellness Plan

After an employee lost his employer-funded health insurance because he failed to complete a medical examination required by his employer, the EEOC

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Husch Blackwell LLP | USA | 8 Nov 2016

EEOC’s targeting of wellness programs and what that means for your company

Husch Blackwell was recently named a finalist for the St. Louis Business Journal's Healthiest Employers 2016 competition. The Business Journal's

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Kelley Drye & Warren LLP | USA | 1 Nov 2016

AARP Sues EEOC Over Wellness Program Rules

The American Association of Retired Persons (AARP), the nation’s largest consumer interest group for Americans over 50, is suing the Equal Employment

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Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP | USA | 17 Oct 2016

Application of the HHS Nondiscrimination Rules to Employee Health Plans

In May 2016, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of Civil Rights (OCR) published final rules implementing Section 1557 of the

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Littler Mendelson PC | USA | 23 Sep 2016

Half a Loaf: Court Rejects ADA "Safe Harbor" But Approves Pre-Regulations Wellness Program as "Voluntary"

The EEOC’s attack on employee wellness programs as unlawful under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Genetic Information

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Graydon Head & Ritchey LLP | USA | 12 Sep 2016

Is Your Health Plan Covered Under the New Section 1557 Nondiscrimination Rules?

Section 1557 is a new anti-discrimination section added by the ACA that prohibits in certain health programs and activities discrimination on the

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Jones Day | USA | 6 Jul 2016

EEOC Issues Final Wellness Plan Regulations and Immediately Asserts Retroactive Effect

On May 16, 2016, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission ("EEOC") finalized highly anticipated regulations that purport to define the extent to

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