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Supreme Court Upholds ERISA Exemption for Church Plans in Advocate Health Care Network v. Stapleton

In this Verrill Voices podcast, Eric Altholz and Misti Munster discuss the implications of the recent Supreme Court decision in Advocate Health Care Network v. Stapleton, which held that a plan established by a church-affiliated organization can qualify as a church plan exempt from ERISA. Misti and Eric explain the Court's reasoning and discuss steps that church plan administrators can take to shore up their exemption. Stream the podcast online here.

Topics: Benefit Plans of Exempt Organization