Insurers, employers and administrators have predicted that the new regulations would lead to enough new litigation to increase group disability premiums by 8 percent. (Photo: Shutterstock)

The Trump administration’s employee benefits team is taking a moderate approach toward reviewing major new group disability insurance claim regulations.

Officials at the Employee Benefits Security Administration announced today that they will postpone the effective date of the new regulations 90 days, to April 1, 2018, and only 90 days, to review information on the potential impact of the regulations on the group disability market.

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