US Supreme Court Allows EEOC Medicare Coordination Ruling to Stand


In a closely watched case, the United States Supreme Court has refused the AARP's request for review of the Third

Circuit Court of Appeals' decision in AARP v. EEOC, thereby affirming the EEOC's ability to exempt from the age

discrimination statutes the coordination of retiree health benefits with Medicare. This ruling clears the way for

employers to design retiree health benefit plans that feature coordination of these benefits.

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