EBIA Webinars: One-Stop Shopping for Basic Training, Practical Insights, and Recent Developments!

EBIA Newsletter August 16, 2018

This month, the latest installment in our “Learning the Ropes” series—HRAs and HSAs—is perfect for training new staff members. In early September, our session on ASAs offers tips and strategies for service providers and plan sponsors; and then, in late September, everyone will “benefit” from our third-quarter update webinar! For more information or to order, … Read More

Court Concludes Multiple Individual Insurance Policies Were ERISA Plan Due to Employer’s Involvement

EBIA Newsletter August 16, 2018

Bommarito v. Nw. Mut. Life Ins. Co., 2018 WL 3537118 (E.D. Cal. 2018) Available at https://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/USCOURTS-caed-2_15-cv-01187/pdf/USCOURTS-caed-2_15-cv-01187-9.pdf A court has ruled that ERISA applies to a long-term disability insurance policy purchased by the owner of a physical therapy business. She became disabled and collected benefits under the policy, but eventually, the insurance … Read More