On Oct. 30, 2015, the EEOC issued a proposed rule under the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA) regarding employer wellness programs that are part of group health plans. The proposed rule would allow an employer to offer limited incentives for an employee’s spouse to provide current or past health status information as part of a wellness program. This Compliance Bulletin summarizes the proposed rule’s requirements.

EEOC Proposes Rule on GINA’s Impact on Wellness Programs