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DOL health and welfare plan investigations are on the rise. There are best practices for plans chosen for investigation:
1. Get Employee Benefits Counsel Involved Early.
The DOL investigation process generally starts with a letter from DOL requesting a long list of documents that range from plan documents and disclosures to financial documents (e.g., trust agreements and bank statements). This letter can be overwhelming, not only because of the sheer quantity of documents that must be produced in a relatively short time period, but also because many of the requests may be broad, vague, or even inapplicable to your plan.
Working with employee benefits counsel from the beginning may help you respond. Read More ›
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