REGULATIONS ISSUED FOR WELLNESS PROGRAMS WITH INCENTIVES

DMEC Legislative Updates

The Internal Revenue Service, Employee Benefits Security Administration and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services have released final regulations regarding incentives for nondiscriminatory wellness programs in group health plans.  These final regulations increase the maximum permissible reward under a health-contingent wellness program offered in connection with a group health plan (and any related health insurance coverage) from 20% to 30% of the cost of coverage. 

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