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   April 20, 2017

Keeping track of health care reform changes can be challenging. And finding answers for self-insured health plans can be time-consuming. Let EBIA help by explaining the latest developments and providing depth and detail along with practical compliance tips, examples, and tables. Here are highlights of recent updates to our Health Care Reform and Self-Insured Health … Read More

EEOC Settles Wellness Case; Requires Payment to Employee and Workforce Training

   April 20, 2017

EEOC Press Release: Wisconsin Employer Resolves EEOC Case Involving Wellness Program and Retaliation (Apr. 5, 2017) Available at https://www.eeoc.gov/eeoc/newsroom/release/4-5-17a.cfm The EEOC has settled a case involving a wellness program that allegedly violated the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) by requiring employees enrolled in the employer’s self-insured health plan to either complete a health … Read More

IRS Extends Deadline for New Pre-Approved Defined Contribution Plan Adopters by One Day

   April 20, 2017

IRS Webpage: New Pre-Approved Defined Contribution Plan Adopters – Now Have Until May 1, 2017 (Apr. 18, 2017) Available at https://www.irs.gov/retirement-plans/new-pre-approved-defined-contribution-plan-adopters-now-have-until-may-1-2017 The IRS has given certain employers a one-day extension—from Sunday, April 30, 2017 to Monday, May 1, 2017—of the deadline for adopting a defined contribution pre-approved plan and applying for a determination … Read More