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Employer Wellness Plan Incentives to Be Removed From EEOC Rules

Dec. 19, 2018, 2:46 PM

Provisions that allow employers to offer health insurance incentives to workers who participate in company-sponsored wellness programs will be nixed from federal rules ahead of a Jan. 1 court-mandated end date.

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission will remove those sections from its Americans with Disabilities Act and Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act rules on Dec. 20, according to a Federal Register notice.

A federal judge in Washington last year issued an order vacating the rules by Jan. 1. The order came in litigation brought by AARP, which argued that allowing employers to include participation incentives of up to 30...

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