January 21, 2015

This webinar was previously recorded on January 21, 2015. To view the webinar, click here.

Wellness programs are designed to promote employee health and fitness in hopes of also lowering a company's costs in providing medical benefits. Veiw the webinar presented by Polsinelli and Riveron Consulting for a detailed discussion on the latest developments surrounding such programs, including recent enforcement activities taken by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission against employers and their wellness programs.

Does Your Wellness Program Need A Compliance Check-Up? EEOC Says Yes

W. Andrew Douglass, Shareholder and chair of Polsinelli's Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation practice, was joined by Associate Anne Prenner Schmidt to discuss:

  • General overview of wellness programs, including health screening features, premium incentives, and other common plan designs
  • Compliance issues for wellness programs under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Affordable Care Act (ACA), and other federal laws
  • Discussion of recent lawsuits brought by the EEOC against employers, and expectations for the EEOC's future regulations for wellness programs
  • Action items for in-house counsel, as well as human resources and financial professionals in navigating the uncertainties and risks in offering wellness programs to their employees

The program was moderated by Riveron Consulting.


 This webinar was originally held on January 21, 2015. For more information and to view the full invitation, click here.