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Health and Welfare Benefit Plans 2013

ABA JOINT COMMITTEE ON EMPLOYEE BENEFITS  • LOCATION: Arlington, VA
 • DATE: September 26 - 27, 2013
SPONSORS: The Sections of Business Law, Health Law, Labor and Employment Law, Real Property, Trust and Estate Law, Taxation, Tort Trial and Insurance Practice; and The American College of Employee Benefits Counsel.

Program Highlights

This Health & Welfare Plans National Institute includes an in-depth focus on employee health and welfare plans. Attend the program to learn what you need to know about the recent implications of the Affordable Care Act and the reactions and perspectives of top policy makers, as well as to hear from government speakers about other recent and upcoming guidance. Find out how companies are responding and what approaches they are taking to comply. In addition to a lively update on legislative, regulatory and other developments featuring top speakers from government agencies, Capitol Hill and the private bar, the program will cover health and welfare plan litigation, HIPAA Omnibus Rule compliance, and offer practical breakouts and two ethics sessions.

ATTEND THE PROGRAM AND LEARN WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT:

  • The Nuts and Bolts: An Introduction to ERISA Welfare Plans
  • Health Care Exchanges
  • Legislative Update
  • Tri-Agency Perspectives on Health Care Reform
  • Employer Perspectives on Health Care Reform
  • Ethical Considerations in Health and Welfare Benefit Plans (Ethics Session)
  • Hot Topics in Health and Welfare Plan Litigation
  • HIPAA Omnibus Rule Compliance and Challenges for Plan Sponsors
  • Department of Labor, IRS, and Department of the Treasury Updates
  • Recent Developments in Benefits for Domestic Partners, Same Sex Spouses, and Civil Union Couples
  • Managing Your Health and Welfare Benefit Plans Prudently: Fiduciary Concerns (Ethics Session)
  • 2014 Affordable Care Compliance: Benefits and Disclosure Issues
  • The Final Wellness Program Regulations
  • McCutcheon Issues

    WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

    • All lawyers seeking a comprehensive overview of health and welfare benefit plans and health care reform
    • Practitioners requiring information directly from the Administration, Capitol Hill, Internal Revenue Service, EEOC, Department of Labor, and Department of Health
    • Personnel managers, human resource professionals, accountants, and actuaries involved in the establishment or administration of these plans
    • Health care professionals who want timely legislative and litigation updates, and information on current practices and health care reform

   
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