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IVF Benefits: LaPage v. Center for Reproductive Medicine, Legal Implications and Next Step...
June 20, 2024 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE webinar will provide employee benefits counsel an in-depth analysis of the potential legal implications of providing in vitro fertilization (IVF) benefits in light of the recent Alabama Supreme Court ruling in LaPage v. Center for Reproductive Medicine. The panel will discuss the premise of... Read More

ERISA Covered Health and Welfare Plan Administration: Compliance, Fiduciary Liability, DOL...
Consolidated Appropriations Act, Mental Health Parity Rules, Prohibited Tra...
May 14, 2024 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will guide ERISA counsel, fiduciaries, and administrators on key health and welfare plan design and compliance challenges. The panel will discuss key issues faced by plan sponsors and administrators, the impact of the Consolidated Appropriations Act (CAA), mental health parity rules,... Read More

Gender-Affirming Care and Group Health Plans: Insured vs. Self-Funded Plans, Applicable Fe...
May 7, 2024 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE webinar will provide employee benefits and ERISA counsel a detailed analysis of the current state of gender-affirming care and navigating the challenges faced by health plan sponsors and administrators. The panel will discuss applicable federal regulations that must be considered, including... Read More

Defending (and Defeating) Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act Claims
March 12, 2024 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE webinar will provide guidance on how to successfully litigate and defend claims under the Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act ("MHPAEA"). The panel will discuss the requirements of MHPAEA for group health plans, recent litigation and DOL enforcement actions involving the MHPAEA an... Read More

Compliance Issues for Employer Health and Welfare Plans: Fees, Services, Plan Contracts, R...
CAA Challenges, Removal of Gag Clauses, Compliance Attestations, Determinin...
January 4, 2024 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE webinar will provide employee benefits counsel a comprehensive analysis of evolving compliance challenges for employer-sponsored health and welfare plans. The panel will discuss key areas of focus of Department of Labor (DOL) audits, significant compliance issues for health plan sponsors un... Read More

Aftermath of Dobbs: Key Issues for Employee Benefit Plans, Plan Sponsors, and Administrato...
December 5, 2023 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE webinar will provide employee benefits counsel and plan fiduciaries an in-depth analysis of the challenges faced by plan sponsors and administrators since the U.S. Supreme Court's decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization and the overturning of Roe v. Wade. The panel will dis... Read More

Mental Health Parity Rules and Requirements for Plan Sponsors and Administrators
DOL Enforcement Actions, Regulations, Self-Compliance Tools, Comparative An...
September 14, 2023 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE webinar will provide benefits counsel and advisers with guidance on overcoming challenges in ensuring compliance with the Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act (MHPAEA) rules and requirements for plan sponsors and insurers. The panel will discuss the requirements of MHPAEA for healt... Read More

Preventive Care Coverage Post-Braidwood: Implications for Employer-Sponsored Plans, Medica...
June 21, 2023 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE webinar will provide employee benefits counsel and health plan sponsors an in-depth analysis of the recent court ruling in Braidwood Management v. Becerra regarding preventive care requirements under the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The panel will discuss recent litigation challenging the pre... Read More

ERISA Fiduciary Rules for Health and Welfare Plans: Compliance Requirements and Litigation...
Minimizing Liability of Health Plan Operations, Prohibited Transactions, an...
December 14, 2022 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will guide ERISA counsel and plan sponsors on applying ERISA fiduciary rules to health and welfare plans. The panel will discuss the complex compliance requirements, determining who are considered fiduciaries for health and welfare plan decisions and transactions, litigation risks, a... Read More

No Surprises Act Guidance for Health Plans: Final Rules, IDR Process, Qualifying Payment A...
November 2, 2022 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE webinar will provide employee benefits counsel, plan sponsors, and administrators guidance on key provisions and requirements of the final rules implementing the No Surprises Act (NSA). The panel will discuss the good faith estimate requirements for uninsured or self-pay patients, surprise... Read More

DOL and IRS Health and Welfare Plan Audits: Latest Examination Initiatives, Key Legal Prov...
July 27, 2022 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will guide benefits counsel and advisers on the complex mechanisms, procedures, and methods used by the DOL and IRS in examining health and welfare plans of groups and organizations. The panel will discuss the latest DOL and IRS initiatives for investigations and audits, key issues s... Read More

ERISA Covered Health and Welfare Plan Administration: Compliance, Fiduciary Liability, DOL...
Impact of the 2021 Consolidated Appropriations Act, Mental Health Parity Ru...
July 19, 2022 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will guide ERISA counsel, fiduciaries, and administrators on key health and welfare plan design and compliance challenges. The panel will discuss key issues faced by plan sponsors and administrators, the impact of the Consolidated Appropriations Act (CAA) of 2021, new mental health p... Read More

Navigating ACA Coverage and Reporting Requirements: Avoiding IRS Audits and Penalties, Bes...
Classifying Employees, Determining Affordability, Properly Reporting Offer...
June 15, 2022 CLE, CPE, EA CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will guide employee benefits counsel on effective methods to comply with Section 4980H of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The panel will discuss the challenges in classifying employees correctly under the monthly or look-back measurement methods, determining affordability, properly re... Read More

Price Transparency Rules for Health Plans: Key Issues for Plan Sponsors, Service Providers...
Requirements and Recent Mandates, Administrative and Operational Challenges...
May 4, 2022 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will guide employee benefits attorneys, plan sponsors, and plan administrators and service providers through new price transparency rules for health plans. The panel will discuss key provisions of the final rule; the rule's impact on plan sponsors, insurers, and service providers; re... Read More

HSAs, FSA, HRAs, and Voluntary Insurance Programs: ERISA vs. Non-ERISA Compliance
January 19, 2022 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE video webinar will provide ERISA counsel with a review of the advantages and legal risks of health savings accounts (HSAs), flexible savings accounts (FSAs), health reimbursement arrangements (HRAs), and voluntary insurance programs for both employers and employees, and the impact on them o... Read More

Employer-Sponsored Health Plan Federal Regulation: ACA, COBRA, ADA, GINA, CAA, MHPAEA, Rep...
November 23, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE webinar will guide ERISA counsel, fiduciaries, and administrators on federal regulation reporting requirements and compliance challenges. The panel will discuss critical issues plan sponsors and administrators face, the impact of the Consolidated Appropriations Act (CAA) of 2021, new mental... Read More

New IRS Rules for Section 125 Cafeteria Plans: Key Plan Amendments, Timing of Elections, C...
August 25, 2020 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will provide employee benefits counsel with an in-depth analysis of recently IRS rules for Section 125 cafeteria plans and challenges for plan sponsors and administrators. The panel will discuss key provisions of recently issued IRS Notice 2020-29 and Notice 2020-33, the timing of el... Read More

Health and Welfare Plan Administrative Services Agreements: Negotiating, Drafting, and Mon...
Guidance for Counsel to Employers and Third-Party Service Providers
May 13, 2020 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will prepare employee benefits counsel to advise employers and third-party service providers on negotiating and drafting administrative services agreements for health and welfare plans. The panel will discuss practical legal and business considerations, ERISA fiduciary issues, critic... Read More

Healthcare Reform Compliance for Employee Benefits: Required Plan Changes, Limiting Exposu...
ACA Rules and Regulations Updates, Recent State Insurance Mandates, Pay or...
April 22, 2020 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will guide ERISA counsel, plan sponsors, and administrators on critical issues and requirements stemming from recent healthcare reform impacting employee benefits. The panel will discuss updates regarding ACA rules and regulations, recent state insurance mandates, necessary plan chan... Read More

New Individual Coverage and Excepted Benefit HRAs: DOL Guidance and Compliance Challenges...
Notice and Claim Administration Requirements, Impact of New Design on Emplo...
January 29, 2020 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will guide ERISA counsel and employers through the numerous and complex rules with reference to the most recent Tri-Agency guidance. The panel will discuss the recent expansion of HRAs and rules for developing and implementing the new plan designs for employers, notice and claim admi... Read More

Association Health Plans: Recent Developments, Key Issues, and Best Practices for ERISA Co...
ERISA and ACA Contradictions, State Law Challenges, Small vs. Large Group R...
September 24, 2019 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will guide ERISA and benefits counsel on the rules and challenges associated with developing and implementing an association health plan (AHP) for small and large groups. The panel will discuss recent regulatory and judicial developments, ACA requirements, and best practices for ERIS... Read More

New Final Regulations on HRAs: Key Considerations and Guidance for Employee Benefits Couns...
Individual Coverage and Excepted Benefit HRAs, Notice Requirements, Adminis...
September 10, 2019 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will guide ERISA counsel on the key terms and provisions of the recently issued final regulations on health reimbursement arrangements (HRAs). The panel will discuss new HRA options such as the Individual Coverage and Excepted Benefit HRAs, notice requirements and potential administr... Read More

ERISA Compliance in Direct Contracting for Healthcare: Challenges for Employers and Provid...
October 23, 2018 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will provide ERISA counsel and advisers guidance on direct contracting between employers and healthcare providers. The panel will discuss the ERISA challenges associated with direct contracting for health benefits, practical and legal considerations in negotiating and drafting agreem... Read More

Drafting Pharmacy Benefit Manager Contracts: Controlling Costs, Avoiding Hidden Fees
Navigating Prescription Drug Pricing Complexities, Selecting PBMs, Managing...
December 14, 2017 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will prepare employee benefits counsel to negotiate and draft pharmacy benefit manager (PBM) agreements for employee health plans. The panel will discuss how to maximize prescription coverage savings, draft agreements that guarantee transparency and plan sponsor oversight, and avoid... Read More

Preparing Employers for 2016 ACA Information Reporting: Lessons From 2015 Compliance Misst...
Navigating New and Expanded 2016 Reporting Requirements and Revised Forms 1...
October 25, 2016 CLE, CPE, EA CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE/CPE course will provide guidance to employee benefits counsel on preparing employers for 2016 Affordable Care Act (ACA) information reporting, which must be filed in early 2017. Using lessons from 2015 reporting as a roadmap for the discussion, the panel will discuss the anticipated elimina... Read More