New ERISA Disability Claim Regulations – Part 2

Disability Insurance Benefits

New ERISA Disability Claim Regulations – Part 2 On April 1, 2018, a new disability claim regulation came into effect. The regulation was promulgated by the United States Department of Labor (referred to herein as “DOL”) under the authority of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (“ERISA”) and applies to all employee benefit plans that provide disability benefits. … Read More

New ERISA Disability Claim Regulations – Part 1

Disability Insurance Benefits

New ERISA Disability Claim Regulations – Part 1 On December 19, 2016, the United States Department of Labor (referred to herein as “DOL”) revised the claims procedures for employee benefit plans that provide disability benefits under the Employee Retirement Security Act of 1974 (“ERISA”). The DOL’s new regulation strengthened the current rules primarily by applying to disability benefit claims the … Read More