Roadmap to Compliant Wellness Programs
Vorys attorney Linda Mendel partook in a panel for the American Bar Association’s Joint Committee on Employee Benefits on April 30, 2013. The panel was titled The Roadmap to Compliant Wellness Programs.
Ms. Mendel discussed the following topics:
- What wellness programs are and common wellness program designs
- The new proposed regulations and how they impact participatory wellness programs and health-contingent programs, including the new increased permissible reward
- How plan sponsors can avoid discrimination issues for health-contingent programs
- Other compliance considerations under other applicable laws