Holland & Hart employee benefits attorney Benjamin Gibbons, was quoted in two SHRM articles discussing abortion-related coverage, other benefits, and tax issues with Roe overturned. Ben shares that the travel reimbursement will be taxable compensation to employees "except to the extent the reimbursements qualify as medical expenses." Depending on what travel expenses are covered and how much is being reimbursed, Gibbons noted, "some expenses may constitute medical care and some may not."
Click here to read SHRM’s June 24 article titled, “Employers Likely to Revisit Abortion Coverage, Other Benefits, with Roe Overturned.”
Click here to read SHRM’s June 29 article titled, “Employers Providing Abortion Benefits Should Address Compliance Questions.”