Supreme Court Finds ERISA Preempts State Claims Reporting

Law360, New York (March 1, 2016, 10:13 AM EST) -- The Employee Retirement Income Security Act’s reporting requirements trump those of individual states, including a Vermont requirement that self-insured employee health plans must report claims data, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled Tuesday in a victory for Liberty Mutual Insurance Co.

The U.S. Supreme Court has backed up the Second Circuit's holding that ERISA reporting requirements trump state regulations. (Credit: AP) The justices ruled 6-2 to uphold the Second Circuit’s ruling, which had found that ERISA’s reporting requirement was crafted to prevent insurance companies from having to navigate...
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