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DOL Recovered $2.4 Billion for Benefits Plan Participants in 2021, HR Magazine

December 15, 2021

An HR Magazine article on the Employee Benefits Security Administration’s (EBSA’s) recovery of more than $2.4 billion in direct payments to employer-sponsored benefits plans, participants, and beneficiaries cites a recent blog post written by partner Elizabeth Goldberg and associate Emily Rickard, who explain that plan fiduciaries and service providers “can expect the [Department of Labor] to continue its robust investigation and enforcement program” going forward. With the EBSA’s 2021 enforcement statistics including specific information on health and welfare plan actions for the first time, "the DOL is increasingly focused on investigations of health and welfare plans, especially around mental health parity act compliance,” Liz and Emily wrote.

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