31.11.14.04

.04 General Requirements for Wellness Benefits Offered to Small Employers.

A. A wellness benefit offered to a small employer:

(1) Shall satisfy the requirements of an additional benefit found in COMAR 31.11.06.07; and

(2) May not violate any requirement regarding wellness programs as described in 45 CFR §146.121.

B. A wellness benefit may appear in an additional benefit rider as the only benefit in the rider, or it may be bundled with other benefits in an additional benefit rider.