Vol. XVII, Issue 32

September 27, 2018

Press Release: Wespath to Launch “Wespath Institutional Investments” and I Series Funds

Wespath has issued a press release regarding the upcoming launch of a new not-for-profit investment management organization dedicated to serving institutional investors related to The United Methodist Church. As previously presented during Conference Forum in March 2018, there will be no change to the investment or servicing of Annual Conference benefit plan-related assets as a result of this launch.

Please read our press release and associated FAQs for more information. Should you have additional questions, please contact your conference liaison or Ross Lundstrom at rlundstrom@wespath.org or 1-800-269-2244, ext. 4224.

Affordable Care Act Update and Considerations for Plan Sponsors Who Set Their Own Reward Levels for Wellness Programs

An article written by Wespath Associate General Counsel, Jim O’Connell, outlines Affordable Care Act (ACA) legislative and regulatory changes and updates. Although not expected to have a significant impact on conference-sponsored health plans, a number of regulations regarding plan-sponsored wellness programs are discussed. The article also touches on an ACA change affected by the “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.”

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