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EEOC Wellness Incentive Rules: Design Strategies and Examples for 2017
Over 72% of employers use financial incentives to promote healthy lifestyles. However, the EEOC’s new regulations on wellness incentives add some additional complexity as employers plan their 2017 programs. During this webinar, we provide examples of common incentive designs and discuss whether or not they comply with the existing and new wellness incentive regulations.
Jun 8, 2016
NBGH Public Policy Webinar: EEOC Regulatory Update
During this webinar, we provide an overview of the latest regulations from the EEOC on how the ADA and GINA apply to wellness program incentives.
May 20, 2016
EEOC Finalizes ADA & GINA Wellness Incentive Rules
Recently, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) issued final regulations that amend current guidance on how the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act apply to employer-sponsored wellness programs.
May 16, 2016
Comments to EEOC on a Proposed Rule on Title II of GINA Encouraging the Alignment of GINA Rules with the Current HIPAA Wellness Program Standards
The Business Group, in response to the EEOC's notice of proposed rulemaking regarding GINA Title II's application to employer-sponsored wellness programs, submitted comments encouraging the EEOC to align GINA rules with the current standards for wellness programs under HIPAA
Jan 28, 2016
EEOC Proposes to Allow Wellness Incentives under GINA for Spouse Health Risk Assessments and Biometric Screenings
Today, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission issued proposed regulations that amend current guidance on how the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA) applies to spouse incentives offered through employer-sponsored wellness programs.
Nov 2, 2015
HHS Issues Final Regulations under HIPAA, HITECH Act, and GINA
HHS issued final regulations implementing a number of provisions under HIPAA, the HITECH Act, and GINA. This Public Policy Alert summarizes the provisions that most affect group health plans.
Feb 11, 2013
HIPAA, HITECH Act, and GINA Regulations: Group Health Plan Compliance Checklist
HHS issued final regulations implementing a number of provisions under HIPAA, the HITECH Act, and GINA. To assist our members in complying by the September 23, 2013 compliance date, we provide this checklist, which incorporates the regulations’ new requirements for group health plans.
Feb 11, 2013
EEOC Regional Office Raises GINA Concerns for Employers Providing Spouse Incentives to Complete Health Assessments
At least one EEOC regional office has interpreted the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA) as prohibiting an employer from providing an incentive for a spouse to complete a health assessment, but the Business Group disagrees with this interpretation.
Oct 18, 2011
EEOC Issues Final Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Rules for Employers
Recently, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) issued final regulations under Title II of the of the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008 (GINA)
Nov 18, 2010

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