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Preparing Group Health Plans for the End of COVID-19 Emergency Periods

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, several temporary rules were enacted that govern employer-sponsored health plans. Some mandates, such as the requirement that health plans cover without cost-sharing COVID-19 diagnostic tests, apply for the duration of a designated “Public Health Emergency.” Others require group health plans to disregard, or toll, what is known as the “Outbreak Period” when…

Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Retirement Plan Participants

On February 26, 2020, the United States Supreme Court issued a significant and unanimous ERISA decision inIntel Corporation Investment Policy Committee v. Sulyma where the Court held that a plaintiff must have actual knowledge of an alleged fiduciary breach to trigger a shorter three-year statute of limitations period.  According to the decision, a plan participant does not have actual knowledge…


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