Certain EEOC Wellness Program Rules Going Away

Parts of the EEOC’s Wellness Program Rules are on track to being vacated effective January 1, 2019. BACKGROUND: The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (“HIPAA”) Wellness Program Rules and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) Wellness Program Rules establish the legal framework for how a wellness program is permitted to operate.   However, portions of the EEOC Wellness Program Rules are on track to being vacated effective January 1, 2019.  This is because in 2016,… Read More