Archive for January, 2015

Source of Injury Restrictions and Group Health Plans | NY Benefits Broker

January 5th, 2015   |   by admin   |   in ACA Question: Our self-funded plan includes exclusions for hazardous activities and hobbies, including injury or illness arising from use of snowmobiles, personal aircraft, personal watercraft, four wheel recreational vehicles, etc. Does the Affordable Care Act (ACA) prohibit this type of exclusion or limitation for grandfathered and nongrandfathered plans? Answer: Federal regulations under the Health Insurance […]

Wellness Programs Feeling the Heat as the EEOC Increases Its Efforts – Part 2, Federal Regulations | NY Employee Benefits

January 2nd, 2015   |   by admin   |   in Wellness

Posted by Jennifer Kupper As mentioned in the first posting, wellness programs must be analyzed under a myriad of laws and regulations. This post will discuss generally the wellness program landscape in light of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)/Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act (ADAAA), the Genetic Information Non-Discrimination Act (GINA), the Patient Protection […]