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Tuesday, January 9, 2018
2:00 p.m. ET / 11:00 a.m. PT

In 2018, employers are faced with new regulations issued by administrative agencies. This webinar will provide an update of laws and regulations that affect health and welfare benefit plans. This webinar will also discuss an employer’s general compliance calendar, including upcoming reporting deadlines, best practices for maintaining documents, and when to distribute notices and conduct plan testing.

This webinar will:

  • Briefly review new legislation and regulations that affect group health plans in 2018
  • Alert employers to the IRS employer shared responsibility penalty assessment letters
  • Remind employers of the upcoming Form 1094/1095 information return reporting deadlines
  • Discuss the difference between active enrollment and passive enrollment
  • Describe actions that an employer should take after renewal, including distribution of documents (such as the summary plan description, summary of benefits and coverage, or summary of material modification), nondiscrimination testing, and review of contracts to ensure that they match the employer’s expectations
  • Discuss the timing of reporting and notices, including the Form 5500, summary annual report, ERISA notices, Medicare Part D creditable coverage disclosure, HIPAA notice of privacy practices, and wellness program notice
  • Discuss the timing of the PCORI fee
  • Briefly describe the electronic delivery rules
  • Alert employers to the differences in timing of some disclosures when an employer is using a calendar year or a non-calendar plan year
  • Discuss best practices for tracking notice distribution, including document retention periods

This 60-minute intermediate level webinar will provide employers with a legislative update and a summary of compliance tasks and deadlines for 2018.

PRESENTER
Tabatha George is an associate in the New Orleans office of Fisher Phillips. She specializes in employee benefits, including retirement and welfare plans and healthcare reform. She has particular expertise in Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) compliance, data breaches involving health information, and the Affordable Care Act (ACA).

  • January, 09 2018

This webinar will cover what to consider when an employer is moving from being fully insured to self-funded.

This webinar will:

  • Describe the terms fully insured and self-funded
  • Briefly describe the laws and regulations that govern self-funded plans
  • Discuss the main differences between fully insured plans and self-funded plans from a compliance perspective
  • Discuss who is responsible for HIPAA obligations, nondiscrimination testing, fees, ACA obligations, and documents such as the SBC
  • Discuss state mandates regarding level funding, including exceptions granted by state laws
  • Describe due diligence in level funding
  • Discuss claims appeal issues
  • Describe the timeframe for transitioning from fully insured to self-funded, including the documents that should be drafted or amended to complete the transition

This 60-minute intermediate level webinar will help employers understand how to go from fully insured to self-funded.

PRESENTER
Lorie Maring is Of Counsel in the Atlanta, Georgia, office of Fisher Phillips. She focuses her practice on helping employers navigate Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) and other state and federal laws impacting the design, implementation and ongoing compliance of their employee benefit plans and programs.

She regularly advises clients on the Affordable Care Act, health and welfare benefits, qualified plans, executive compensation, Multiple Employer Welfare Arrangements (MEWAs) and multiemployer plan issues.

Lorie also represents employers in managing Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and Department of Labor (DOL) audits, Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) compliance and fiduciary obligations. She serves clients in the public and private sector, including non-profit organizations and trade associations.

 

  • October, 10 2017

This webinar will cover how to determine if an employer fits ERISA’s church, government, or municipal exemption. We will:

  • Briefly discuss which employers are subject to ERISA
  • Describe the ERISA exemptions
  • Discuss the considerations for group health plans that meet the exemptions
  • Discuss the impact of referencing ERISA or meeting ERISA obligations when the plan is exempt from ERISA
  • Discuss recent Supreme Court cases involving ERISA and church plans

This 60-minute intermediate level webinar will help employers understand whether their group health plan fits within an ERISA exemption.

  • July, 11 2017

When an employer offers employee benefits, there are requirements to document the benefits, including who is eligible for the benefits, when employees are eligible, what benefits are available, when employees may add or drop benefits, and when employees’ benefits may be terminated. Government regulations often require an employer to provide certain notices to employees. This webinar will help employers understand their responsibilities when offering and terminating employee benefits.

This webinar will:

  • Review the basics of offering employee benefits
  • Describe the information that should be included in the employee handbook and plan documents
  • Discuss portability of certain benefits
  • Discuss best practices in maintaining documentation, including written waivers and what to do when a waiver is not returned
  • Describe when employee benefits may be terminated, including what to consider when an employee is receiving disability benefits
  • Describe best practices when terminating benefits

This 60-minute intermediate level webinar will help employers understand their obligations when they offer and terminate employee benefits.

PRESENTER
Tabatha George is an associate in the New Orleans office of Fisher Phillips. She specializes in employee benefits, including retirement and welfare plans and healthcare reform. She has particular expertise in Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) compliance, data breaches involving health information, and the Affordable Care Act (ACA).

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