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EEOC Issues Final Rules on Employer Wellness Programs

On May 17, 2016 the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) issued two rules specifying how employer-sponsored wellness plans can comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA). 

The final rules, which will go into effect in January 2017, apply to all workplace wellness programs. 

The ADA final rule can be found here.
The GINA final rule can be found here.

The EEOC also published question-and-answer documents on both rules. ADA Q&A - GINA Q&A