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From time to time we are asked about post-retirement health insurance as a fringe benefit in a closely held business. Can it be provided on a discriminatory basis? Is there any problem if the employee pays for the benefit? Can of the benefit to be modified or terminated after someone retires? The answer to these questions may surprise you. From a legal standpoint, an employer has wide discretion in providing all fringe benefits,...

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The views expressed in this chapter are strictly those of the authors. This article is published as Chapter 15 in “New York University Review of Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation.” Copyright © 2002, by New York University. All rights reserved. The article is reprinted here with the permission of the publisher, Matthew Bender & Co., Inc. § 1.01 SMALL BUSINESS AND THE CAFETERIA PLAN The health care situation...

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