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Looking Out For Your Employees’ Health – Wellness Programs

On August 20, 2012, the Eleventh Circuit held in Seff v. Broward County, Florida that the ADA’s safe harbor provision allows employers to deduct a fee from the paychecks of employees who choose not to participate in a wellness program.

Broward County offers its employees a group health insurance plan.  Beginning in 2009, employees enrolling in the plan became eligible … Continue Reading

Supreme Court Upholds Health Reform Law

The United States Supreme Court (the “Court”) issued a historic holding today, June 28, 2012.  The Court has ruled that the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010, together with the Health Care and Education Tax Credits Reconciliation Act of 2010 (collectively, the “Health Reform Act”), which had been signed into law in late March of 2010, is almost … Continue Reading

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