All Items: Wellness and Prevention Programs

  • IRS Addresses Tax Treatment of Popular Wellness Program Benefits

    April 26, 2017

    Two IRS Chief Counsel Advice Memoranda provide good examples of the tax ramifications of wellness program benefits provided under various scenarios.

  • IRS Discusses Tax Treatment of Wellness Program Benefits

    June 10, 2016

    The IRS has released a Chief Counsel Advice Memorandum discussing the tax treatment of wellness program benefits and employer reimbursement of premiums provided on a pretax basis under a ยง 125 cafeteria plan (under the Internal Revenue Code - IRC).

  • EEOC Releases Employer Wellness Programs Final Rules

    May 25, 2016

    The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) issued final rules on employer wellness programs, which address employee protections under the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA).

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News: HR guidance on workplace wellness programs and the impact to health care costs.