2018 Employee Benefits Webinar Schedule

Third Thursday of Each Month 2 - 3 PM EST

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In partnership with Marathas, Barrow & Weatherhead LLP, Marsh & McLennan Agency is pleased to provide a monthly Employee Benefits webinar series. Our sessions will occur on the third Thursday* of every month at 2PM EST and provides 1 credit hour towards general recertification through HRCI towards PHR, SPHR and GPHR designations.

Each 1-hour session will be led by Stacy Barrow (Marathas, Barrow & Weatherhead LLP). Stacy brings extensive experience with ERISA health & welfare plans. Please feel free to register now or at any time for our monthly sessions.

A recording, presentation content and HRCI information will be provided after the webinar to those you attend, if you register and cannot attend please reach out to your local representative or Marketing@MMA-NewEngland.com for the webinar materials.During the registration process, please select Marsh & McLennan Agency - New England (MA, RI) or Northeast (NY, NJ, PA, CT) for the question asking which agency invited you to attend.


January 18, 2018

ACA REPORTING REQUIREMENTS:  An overview of the ACA's Applicable Large Employer and provider reporting requirements.  Discussion will also include a review of Forms 1094-B, 1095-B, 1094-C, and 1095-C.

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February 15, 2018

BACK TO BASICS – CAFETERIA PLANS 101:  An introduction to Section 125 "cafeteria" plans and a review of the events that permit midyear election changes.

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March 22, 2018 @ 1pm EST
this webinar has been changed from 3/15 to 3/22 at 1pm EST

FMLA & EMPLOYEE BENEFITS: The interaction of FMLA and employee benefit programs, including how to administer benefits while employees are on leave. 

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April 19, 2018

SELF-INSURANCE IN THE POST-ACA WORLD:  A review of the basics of self-insurance and the treatment of self-insured group health plans under the ACA and ERISA.

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May 17, 2018

BACK TO BASICS SERIES - FORM 5500 FILING:  An overview of ERISA's Form 5500 annual return/report and the Summary Annual Report, including proposed changes for 2019 plan years.

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June 21, 2018

MIDYEAR COMPLIANCE UPDATE:  A midyear update on the Affordable Care Act, new rules and regulations affecting employee benefit plans, and court cases of interest.

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July 19, 2018

WELLNESS PROGRAM COMPLIANCE:  A discussion of the legal aspects of wellness programs and how to implement them in compliance with DOL and EEOC rules.

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August 16, 2018

SURVIVING A DOL AUDIT:  A discussion of the documents and plan design issues the Department of Labor looks for during a health or welfare plan audit.

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September 20, 2018

HIPAA PRIVACY & SECURITY TRAINING:  An annual HIPAA training refresher for employees who use protected health information as part of their job duties.

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October 18, 2018

ANNUAL REQUIRED NOTICES:  A review of the notices and disclosures required by employer-sponsored health and welfare benefit plans, including annual notice requirements.

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November 15, 2018

BACK TO BASICS – CONSUMER-BASED PLANS 101:  An overview of consumer-driven plans, including their interaction with account-based plans such as FSAs, HRAs, and HSAs.

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December 20, 2018

YEAR IN REVIEW AND FUTURE FORECAST:  A review of the Affordable Care Act and other benefits-related guidance from 2018; discussion of what employers need to do to remain in compliance in 2019.

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