Wellness Programs in Health Coverage in the Group Market

The attached document below 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.


These final regulations apply for plan years beginning on or after July 1, 2007.

 Final Regs 



Are you Complying with HIPAA’s Final Wellness Regulations?

The US Dept of Labor has developed a checklist to determine whether a health promotion or disease prevention program is required to comply with the DOL’s final wellness program regulations, and, if so, whether the program is in compliance with the regulations.    

Click here for the Wellness Program Checklist

Click here for DOL’s HIPAA Compliance Guide

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