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If employee benefits compliance doesn't sound fun to you, then you haven't listened to ERISA is a friend of minea podcast hosted by the Compliance Services professionals from Lockton. Join hosts Edward Fensholt, J.D., director of Compliance Services, and Scott Behrens, J.D., director of Government Relations, to learn the intricacies of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) and other employee benefits laws, one hilarious topic at a time. 


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Sep 3, 2019

What could be wrong with employers wanting to offer their employees a wellness program to encourage them to be healthier, happier people? According to the US government, A LOT! Over 20 years, federal agencies and Congress have passed wellness laws and issued regulations that are less than consistent with each other, making a simple idea increasingly complex for employers. In this podcast, Scott gets the scoop on wellness program regulations from Ed and Rory Akers.

  • What did federal regulators fail to learn from the moon landing 50 years ago?
  • What can employers do and NOT do when it comes to wellness programs?
  • Does getting sued mean you did something wrong? (Ed hopes not.)
  • What are the differences between the wellness regulations under the ACA, HIPAA, EEOC, ADA, GINA?
  • Is Scott really missing part of his brain?
  • How do employers apply wellness incentives to affordability analyses under the ACA?