“If the people cannot trust their government to do the job for which it exists – to protect them and to promote their common welfare – all else is lost.”
– Barack Obama
The U.S District Court for the District of Columbia issued two rulings in 2017 that the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) acted upon on December 20, 2018. In short, the EEOC removed arbitrary incentive limits employers offered their employees to participate in wellness programs, previously set at 30 percent of an individual’s health plan cost.
However, the EEOC is still waiting on two vacancies, including the commission chair, to fill. With delays in filling the EEOC seats, it will not be until mid-2019 that new policies will be released. In the meantime, if you do not have a consultant reviewing your wellness plans for the new year, contact the nation’s leading broker for Wellness Program strategies here.