Employee Benefits Security Administration December 13, 2006 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Nondiscrimination and Wellness Programs in Health Coverage in the Group Market
Document Number: 06-9557
Type: Rule
Date: 2006-12-13
Agency: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Department of Health and Human Services, Employee Benefits Security Administration, Department of Labor, Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This document contains final rules governing the provisions prohibiting discrimination based on a health factor for group health plans and issuers of health insurance coverage offered in connection with a group health plan. The rules contained in this document implement changes made to the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 (Code), the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA), and the Public Health Service Act (PHS Act) enacted as part of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA).