New Mandates for Group Health Plans: GINA, MHPA, HITECH, MSP Reporting and More
Navigating Plan Compliance Demands and Avoiding Federal Excise Tax
New excise tax reporting effective Jan. 1 for plan violations
Recording of a 90-minute CLE/CPE webinar with Q&A
This CLE webinar will update counsel to employers on the confusing and wide-ranging plan amendments required in 2010 for group health and welfare plans under the latest final, interim and outstanding regulations. The panel will outline best practices for complying with new IRS reporting requirement for plan violations.
- Genetic Information Discrimination Act (GINA)
- Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act (MHPAEA)
- Medicare MSP reporting obligations (MMSEA)
- HITECH (HIPPA Privacy)
- Michelle’s Law, COBRA subsidy and Children’s Health Insurance Plan Reauthorization Act (CHIPRA)
- Overview of Health Care Reform Act
- New excise tax reporting obligation
The panel will review these and other key questions:
- How does GINA affect health risk assessments, wellness programs and incentives?
- What challenges does the Mental Health Parity Act pose for group health plans?
- What challenges do the MMSEA reporting requirements pose for group health plans?
Christy A. Tinnes
Groom Law Group
She is involved in all aspects of health and welfare plans, including ERISA, HIPAA portability, HIPAA privacy, COBRA,... | Read More
She is involved in all aspects of health and welfare plans, including ERISA, HIPAA portability, HIPAA privacy, COBRA, and Medicare. She represents employers designing health plans as well as insurers designing new products. Most recently, she has been extensively involved in the insurance market reform and employer mandate provisions of the health care reform legislation.Close
Cheryl Risley Hughes
Groom Law Group
She is recognized for her expertise with regard to health and welfare plans, including products designed to reduce the... | Read More
She is recognized for her expertise with regard to health and welfare plans, including products designed to reduce the cost of health care, particularly consumer-driven health plans. She counsels plan sponsors, insurers, third party administrators and other organizations, including retiree VEBAs, on all aspects of health, welfare and fringe benefits law.Close