Dr Ben E FitzThe Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA) Title II prohibits all employers with at least 15 employees from using genetic information (which includes the current and past health status of a spouse and children) in making decisions about employment. On May 17, 2016, the EEOC announced final regulations under the ADA and GINA Title II regarding wellness programs. These regulations are similar to the proposed rules issued last year and more restrictive than the existing HIPAA rules. All three rules need to be carefully looked at when implementing incentive-based programs. Click the link below for the full bulletin.

Download Final Regulations Shed Light on Wellness Programs –