Posts Tagged ‘wellness programs’

EEOC Rescinds Financial Incentive Rules for Wellness Programs in 2019

The new year brings a major change that affects employer wellness programs – the EEOC is rescinding regulations under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA) relating to the use of financial incentives in employer-sponsored wellness programs. The EEOC published notices in the Federal Register on December 20, 2018 […]

3 Jan 19 - Benefits - Erika Pickles - No CommentsRead More »

EEOC Proposes Regulations on Employer Wellness Programs

Today, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) published a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) describing how the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) applies to employer wellness programs that are part of group health plans. Some employers that provide health insurance also offer wellness programs that intend to encourage healthier lifestyles or prevent disease. In some […]

16 Apr 15 - Benefits, Workplace Policies - Gail Cecchettini Whaley - No CommentsRead More »

Regulations on Wellness Programs on the Move

The federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) is moving forward with proposed rules on the interplay of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Affordable Care Act (ACA) with respect to wellness programs. The proposed rule would: Amend the regulations on the ADA to address financial incentives as part of wellness programs offered through […]

27 Mar 15 - Workplace Policies - Gail Cecchettini Whaley - No CommentsRead More »

EEOC Will Propose Regulations on Wellness Programs

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) recently released its regulatory agenda for 2015 and that list includes proposing regulations relating to wellness programs and health risk assessments. The two proposed rules would: Amend the regulations on the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) to address financial inducements and/or penalties as part of wellness programs offered through […]

2 Dec 14 - Benefits, Workplace Policies - Gail Cecchettini Whaley - No CommentsRead More »