Recently, wellness attracted the interest of the EEOC, prompting it to file three cases alleging that employer wellness programs violated the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Brad Wolfsen, bswift, deconstructs these cases and explains why employers with an interest in wellness and wellness incentives need to pay attention to this evolving regulatory issue.
Director of policy affairs, exchange solutionsWillis Towers Watson
Even though most employers have come to terms with the Affordable Care Act, there are still changes they would like to see, says Willis Towers Watson’s John Barkett, including a repeal of the Cadillac tax.
Offering a plan that meets the minimum value standard and the federal poverty line safe harbor to everyone working 30 hours or more would eliminate the headaches associated with the employer mandate. So why aren’t more employers doing it?