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The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission released final rules on May 17, 2016 amending both the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008 (GINA) to further clarify the effect of those laws on workplace wellness programs. This guidance provides welcome assistance to the increasing number of employers that are offering wellness programs to promote health and reduce health care costs for their employees.
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Categories: Compliance, Health Care in General | Tags: HHS , Wellness , EEOC , ADA , GINA

Medicare Entitlement Affects HSA Eligibility

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Medicare entitlement (covered by Medicare) affects an individual’s eligibility to make or receive health savings account (HSA) contributions. Understanding the difference between being eligible for Medicare and being entitled to Medicare is critical to understanding when the individual can no longer make or receive HSA contributions.
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Categories: Compliance | Tags: HSA , Medicare
The IRS recently issued three Information Letters that confirm three fundamental rules pertaining to reimbursements made to participants in a Code Section 125 cafeteria plan.
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Categories: Compliance | Tags: IRS , FSA , Premium