In partnership with Marathas, Barrow & Weatherhead LLP, Marsh & McLennan Agency is pleased to provide a monthly Employee Benefits webinar series. Our sessions occur on the third Thursday* of every month at 2PM EST and provide 1 credit hour towards general re-certification 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 who attend. If you register and cannot attend, please reach out to your local representative or email firstname.lastname@example.org 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.
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.
BACK TO BASICS – CAFETERIA PLANS 101: An introduction to Section 125 "cafeteria" plans and a review of the events that permit midyear election changes.
FMLA & EMPLOYEE BENEFITS: The interaction of FMLA and employee benefit programs, including how to administer benefits while employees are on leave.
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.
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.
MIDYEAR COMPLIANCE UPDATE: A midyear update on the Affordable Care Act, new rules and regulations affecting employee benefit plans, and court cases of interest.
WELLNESS PROGRAM COMPLIANCE: A discussion of the legal aspects of wellness programs and how to implement them in compliance with DOL and EEOC rules.
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.
HIPAA PRIVACY & SECURITY TRAINING: An annual HIPAA training refresher for employees who use protected health information as part of their job duties.
ANNUAL REQUIRED NOTICES: A review of the notices and disclosures required by employer-sponsored health and welfare benefit plans, including annual notice requirements.
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.
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.