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EEOC Proposes Regulations on GINA and Wellness

On October 30, 2015, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to amend the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (“GINA”) regulations.  Currently EEOC’s GINA regulations prohibit employers from offering incentives in return for genetic information and … Continue reading

ERISA Does Not Preempt State Law Prohibiting Discretionary Clauses

In Fontaine v. Metropolitan Life Ins. Co., The Seventh Circuit affirmed a U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois that Illinois’s anti-discretionary clause regulation prohibiting discretionary clauses in insured employee benefits plans offered or issued in Illinois, was … Continue reading

Bipartisan Budget Bill Change ACA, Medicare Premiums and SS

The President has signed the new Bipartisan Budget Bill.  As has been widely reported, this bill funds the government for two years and extends the debt ceiling.  Less widely reported is that this bill repeals ——– The article you have … Continue reading

FAQs About ACA Implementation and Mental Health Parity

The Departments of Labor (“DOL”), Health and Human Services (“HHS”), and the Treasury Set have published more Frequently Asked Questions (“FAQs”) regarding implementation of the Affordable Care Act (“ACA”), as well as FAQs regarding implementation of the Mental Health Parity … Continue reading

IRS Announces 2016 Amounts for Some Benefits

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