2017 Employee Benefits Webinar Schedule

Third Thursday of Each Month 2PM EST - 3PM 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 only upon request. During the registration process, please select Marsh & McLennan Agency - New England for the question asking which agency invited you to attend.

January 19, 2017

ACA REPORTING OVERVIEW:  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 16, 2017

ACA UPDATE & POST-ELECTION DE-BRIEF:  A look at legal and regulatory changes under the ACA after the November election and other current topics in employee benefits.

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March 16, 2017

BACK TO BASICS SERIES – MIDYEAR PLAN CHANGES: An overview of the events that permit midyear election changes under a Section 125 plan.

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April 20, 2017

SELF-INSURANCE IN A 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 18, 2017

BACK TO BASICS SERIES - COBRA FUNDAMENTALS:  An overview of COBRA's continuation requirements, including the COBRA notice and election rules.

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June 15, 2017

MIDYEAR COMPLIANCE UPDATE:  A midyear look at new laws and regulations affecting employee benefit plans, to include any pertinent ACA updates.

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July 20, 2017

INTRODUCTION TO CONSUMER-DRIVEN PLANS:  This webinar will provide an overview of consumer-driven plans, including their interaction with account-based plans such as FSAs, HRAs and HSAs.

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August 17, 2017

WELLNESS PROGAM 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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*September 25, 2017 this has been moved from September 21st to September 25th at 2pm - 3pm

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

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October 19, 2017

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

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November 16, 2017

NON DISCRIMINATION REQUIREMENTS:  An overview of the income-based nondiscrimination rules that can apply to health & welfare plans, including self-insured plans and cafeteria plans.

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December 21, 2017

YEAR IN REVIEW & FUTURE FORECAST:  A review of the Affordable Care Act and other benefits-related guidance released in 2017; discussion of what employers need to do to remain in compliance in 2018.

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