On the same day that I blogged about the appellate oral argument in the Flambeau case, the district court in the EEOC v. Orion Energy case issued a decision and order.  Similar to the Flambeau case, the employee in Orion Energy had to pay 100% of her health insurance premium for refusing to participate in the company’s health risk […]

Update on EEOC v. Flambeau Case
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  • Published: September 19, 2016

Last week the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals heard oral arguments on the EEOC v. Flambeau case.  Recall that this case was one of three cases brought by the EEOC in 2014 against three different employers.  In the Flambeau case, the EEOC alleged that the company violated the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) because its […]

In 2011 the YMCA received a Health Care Innovation Award grant from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to expand its diabetes prevention program to prediabetic Medicare recipients. The program consists of 16 weekly sessions followed by 8 monthly maintenance sessions. Sessions are led by a lifestyle coach at 17 YMCA locations across the […]