Tuesday, August 21, 2018 | 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM EDT
What can you do to help enrollment season run a little more smoothly? Successful open enrollment communications are not only strategic, but must also be compliant. There are ways to effectively communicate coverage updates and key action items so your employees can make informed decisions.
The DOL has released the much anticipated Association Health Plan (AHP) regulations. The new AHP rules are designed to make it easier for groups of small employers and individuals to participate in health plans sponsored by different types of organizations. This webinar covers the AHP regulations and changes they make to existing rules, and discusses the possible effect the rules will have on the health insurance market.
Many employers are implementing new strategies in their attempt to control costs while still offering attractive benefits to employees. In adopting these programs, the employer must consider various compliance implications. This webinar covers compliance issues related to; spousal carve-outs, on-site medical clinics, concierge and direct preventive care provider arrangements, reference-based pricing, and more.
While no major benefits legislation is expected to be passed in 2018, the regulatory agencies are busy introducing new rules, the IRS continues to try to collect employer penalties under §4980H and the AARP-EEOC court case could force employers to rethink their wellness strategies. We also cover developments including association health plan regulations and rules expanding the use of HRAs.
This webinar covers the basics of distributing plan participant materials and notices, including what notices plan sponsors must provide to whom, by when, and by which delivery method.
A new and wide-ranging European data protection regulation known as the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) will go into effect worldwide on May 25, 2018. This new regulation will apply to both EU entities and to U.S. organizations that process EU residents’ data, or who market goods and services to the EU community.
This webinar focuses on the fundamental exposures facing plan fiduciaries and sponsors, provides an update on recent developments in claim activity and how insurance can be part of the solution.
Many employers do not understand the full scope of compliance issues surrounding the HIPAA Privacy and Security requirements. Employers need to have HIPAA policies in place that govern the plan’s use of Protected Health Information (PHI), enter into written agreements with Business Associates, implement safeguards to secure PHI, conduct a Security Risk Assessment, and provide HIPAA training for employees.
In March 2018, our seminar addressed some of the biggest developments coming in 2018 for employee benefits and the healthcare market.