On January 5, 2018, the Department of Labor (DOL) stated effective April 1, 2018, employee benefit plans must comply with new requirements for disability benefit claims. The DOL’s final rule strengthened the claims and appeals requirements for plans that provide disability benefits and are subject to the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA). The Final

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The Department of Labor’s (DOL) Employee Benefits Security Administration (EBSA) has the authority to conduct audits on benefit plans that are governed by the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA). The DOL’s Employee Benefits Security Administration (EBSA) protects the integrity of pensions, health plans, and other employee benefits for more than 150 million people. Common triggers

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