Oct

    Health & Welfare Benefit Plans National Institute 2018

    7 AM EDT

    This Health & Welfare Benefits Plans National Institute includes an in-depth focus on employee health and welfare plans. Attend the program to hear from government speakers about 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 regulatory and other developments featuring top speakers from government agencies and the private bar, the program will cover audit and enforcement activity, health and welfare plan litigation, fiduciary issues, HIPAA data privacy, Prescription Drug Programs, Mental Health Parity, and offer practical breakouts and two ethics sessions.

    Program Brochure: 
    https://ambar.org/hw2018brochure 

    Program Co-Chairs:

      Linda Mendel, Vorys Sater Seymour and Pease LLP, Columbus, OH
      Vanessa A. Scott, Eversheds Sutherland (US) LLP, Washington, DC
      Mark L. Stember, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP, Washington, DC
      Carolyn Trenda, McGuireWoods LLP, Chicago, IL

     

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    Topics will include:

      - The Nuts and Bolts:  An Introduction to ERISA Welfare Plans
      - A View From the Hill
      - Tri-Agency Commentary on Health and Welfare Updates
      - Evidence from the Latest Research on HSA-Eligible Health Plans
      - Wellness Check-Up: A Brief Update
      - Prescripton Drug Programs
      - Mental Health Parity
      - Ethical Considerations in Health and Welfare Benefit Plans
      - Hot Topics in Health and Welfare Plan Litigation
      - HIPAA Omnibus Rules and Data Privacy Challenges for Plan Sponsors
      - Group Health Plans vs. Health Care Providers: Understanding Provider Operations and Relationships to Construct a Health Plan That Can Deliver Better Care at a Fair Cost
      - IRS and Department of the Treasury Update
      - Breakout Session: Managing Your Health and Welfare Benefit Plans Prudently:  Fiduciary Concerns (Ethics Session)
      - Breakout Session: HRAsand HSAs - Account-Based Plans
      - Breakout Session: Assessment Letters and Other ACA Compliance Challenges
      - Breakout Session: Potpourri of Various Issues
      - Breakout Session: Association Health Plans - MEWAs and Other "Non Single Employer" Plans

      For further information call Karen Case at (202) 662-8641 or email Karen.Case@americanbar.org.

      Event Details

      Format

      In-Person

      Date

      Oct 29 - 30, 2018

      2018-10-29T07:00:00-04:00 2018-10-30T16:00:00-04:00 Health & Welfare Benefit Plans National Institute 2018

      This Health & Welfare Benefits Plans National Institute includes an in-depth focus on employee health and welfare plans. Attend the program to hear from government speakers about 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 regulatory and other developments featuring top speakers from government agencies and the private bar, the program will cover audit and enforcement activity, health and welfare plan litigation, fiduciary issues, HIPAA data privacy, Prescription Drug Programs, Mental Health Parity, and offer practical breakouts and two ethics sessions.

      Program Brochure: 
      https://ambar.org/hw2018brochure 

      Program Co-Chairs:

        Linda Mendel, Vorys Sater Seymour and Pease LLP, Columbus, OH
        Vanessa A. Scott, Eversheds Sutherland (US) LLP, Washington, DC
        Mark L. Stember, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP, Washington, DC
        Carolyn Trenda, McGuireWoods LLP, Chicago, IL

       

      Sponsors

      Joint Committee On Employee Benefits

      Co-sponsors

      American College of Employee Benefits Counsel

      Business Law Section

      Health Law Section

      Section of Labor and Employment Law

      Section of Real Property, Trust and Estate Law

      Section of Taxation

      Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section

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