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On Aug. 13, 2018, in McMillan v. AT&T Umbrella Benefit Plan No. 1, No. 17-5111 (10th Circ. Aug. 13, 2018), the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit affirmed a federal judge’s decision to reverse an AT&T benefit plan’s denial of short-term…Read More »
On July 17, 2018, the EEOC issued a press release announcing a settlement agreement resolving a lawsuit it filed against Estée Lauder. The company is a manufacturer and marketer of skin care, makeup, fragrance and hair care products. As a result of…Read More »
On Aug. 20, 2018, the DOL and IRS released guidance on association health plans (AHPs). As background, in June 2018 the DOL published final regulations on AHPs. Those regulations allow more employer groups and associations to form AHPs by relaxing ERISA’s original…Read More »
On July 11, 2018, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit ruled in Cehovic-Dixneuf v. Wong, No. 17-1532 (7th Cir. July 11, 2018), that a supplemental life insurance policy was subject to ERISA because it satisfied the five requirements for being…Read More »