Amicus Brief Opposes ERISA Preemption of Vermont Requirement for Self-Insured Plans to Provide the State with Participant Eligibility and Claims Data

Taken From:  MyHealthGuide

This case raises an important question of whether the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (“ERISA”), preempts the reporting requirements imposed on administrators of self-insured plans by Vermont’s “Health Care Database” statute.  The Secretary of Labor has primary authority for enforcing and administering Title I of ERISA and has participated as amicus curiae in many ERISA preemption cases.

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