A Long History Of Excellence

Month: June 2017

Putting the Steeple (Back) on the Hospital: Supreme Court Rules that Benefit Plans for Employees of Religious-Affiliated Hospitals are Exempt from ERISA

In a June 5, 2017 decision, the U.S. Supreme Court held that benefit plans covering employees of church-affiliated hospitals were “church plans,” and hence not subject to ERISA, despite not being “established” by a church.  The decision, Advocate Healthcare Network v....