Two decisions issued by the United States Supreme Court on June 26, 2013 expand same-sex marriage rights and carry significant implications for employee benefit plans and employers sponsoring the plans. In United States v. Windsor, No. 12-307 (June 26, 2013), the Court ruled that Section 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act of 1996
Employers should revisit self-funded group health design to exclude same-sex spouses following First Circuit decision declaring DOMA unconstitutional.
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