In an article in Employee Benefits News titled “A closer look at the proposed delay of disability claims and appeals procedures,” Ken Mason reviews the Department of Labor’s proposed 90-day delay in the applicability of disability claims and appeals regulations that were finalized in the waning days of the Obama Administration.
The regulations would modify the procedures that must be followed by ERISA plans when ruling on disability-related claims and appeals. In the article, Ken suggests what plan sponsors may want to consider between now and the date the regulations go into effect. You can read the Employee Benefits News article here, or if you’re unable to login, you can read Ken’s blog on the same subject here.
Ken Mason dedicates his practice to helping employers and other benefit plan sponsors comply with a broad range of legal requirements. By focusing on the areas of employer retirement plans, health care reform and executive compensation, Ken advises clients on how to offer tax-favored benefits to employees while shielding directors and officers from personal liability under ERISA.