Health: Wellness Programs

Legislative — proposals, bills and analysis from the 112th and 113th Congresses (2011-present)
Regulatory — administrative rules and information from U.S. offices and agencies
Judicial — current and past court cases and amicus briefs
Archive — All materials dated prior to 2011
Press Releases — Council statements and advisories to the news media

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Council Materials

December 9, 2014 — Benefits Briefing Webinar Presentation Slides: Wellness Programs, EEOC and the ADA (And GINA, Too!)

April 28, 2014 — Council Comments to IRS on Proposed Rules Regarding Minimum Essential Coverage and Other Rules Regarding the Shared Responsibility Payment for Individuals

June 4, 2013 — Summary of Final PPACA Wellness Regulations (Courtesy of Groom Law Group)

June 3, 2013 — P4P Presentation Slides: Final Wellness Regulations (Christy Tinnes, Groom Law Group; Seth Perretta, Crowell & Moring)

May 10, 2013 — Group Letter to White House Regarding Final Wellness Regulations

May 8, 2013 — Testimony of Tamara M. Simon (Buck Consultants) on Behalf of American Benefits Council Before EEOC Hearing on Wellness Programs

January 25, 2013 — Council Comments Regarding Proposed Regulations Addressing Wellness Programs

December 10, 2012 — Summary: Agencies Issue New HIPAA Proposed Rule on Wellness Programs (Courtesy of Groom Law Group)

December 10, 2012 — Benefits Briefing Presentation Slides: Update on Wellness: New Proposed Regulations (Christy Tinnes, Groom Law Group)

October 11, 2012 — Council Analysis of Recent EEOC Questions and Answers Related to Wellness Programs (Prepared by Crowell & Moring)

August 21, 2012 — Council Comments to IRS on Effect of Wellness Incentive Programs on Affordability Determination for Health Insurance Premium Tax Credit

April 5, 2011 — P4P Presentation Slides: Wellness Programs (Courtesy of Groom Law Group)

Condition Critical: Ten Prescriptions for Reforming Health Care Quality, Cost and Coverage

Health Care Reform (PPACA)