Final Regulations Issued On Nondiscriminatory Wellness Programs – New Rules For Outcome-Based Programs


On May 29, 2013, the Departments of Labor, Treasury and Health and Human Services released final regulations on nondiscriminatory wellness programs in group health plan coverage. The regulations largely follow the proposed regulations that were issued in November 2012, with a few important exceptions. Many employers are in the process of designing their 2014 wellness programs, so prompt attention to the final regulations is important.

The following are highlights of the final regulations.

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