Blog Post Preparing for 2014 Open Enrollment – Webinar


Jul

19

2013

Preparing for 2014 Open Enrollment – Webinar

Original content from  United Benefit Advisors

Tuesday, Aug.13, 2013 – 2 p.m. ET / 11 a.m. PT

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The heart of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) takes effect in 2014.  Even with the delay to the “play or pay” requirements, employers will need to make a number of changes to their plan designs. Open enrollment for 2014 will bring many questions from employees about their options and obligations and additional required notifications.  To help plan sponsors understand what they need, and don’t need, to do, this 90-minute, intermediate-level webinar will cover:

  • New plan design requirements

  • Notices that should be included in your open enrollment packet (both new and ongoing)

  • A refresher on Summary of Benefits and Coverage requirements

  • Electronic distribution rules

  • Basic information on who is eligible to enroll in the exchanges/health insurance marketplace and who will be eligible for premium tax credits

  • The delay to the “play or pay” requirement, and how this affects employers

The presentation slides will be posted the day before the webinar.

Presenters

Lisa M. deFilippis, Of Counsel – Jackson Lewis LLP


Lisa M. deFilippis is Of Counsel in the Cleveland, Ohio office of Jackson Lewis LLP. Ms. deFilippis is a member of the firm’s Employee Benefits Practice Group.  She has practiced employee benefits law for 25 years, advising a wide range of businesses and organizations in various industries. Ms. deFilippis is experienced in all aspects of employee benefits law, including plan design, drafting, compliance, and fiduciary compliance issues. She is a member of the Jackson Lewis healthcare reform task force.

Melissa Ostrower, Of Counsel – Jackson Lewis LLP


Melissa Ostrower is Of Counsel in the New York City office of Jackson Lewis LLP. Ms. Ostrower advises companies on all aspects of employee benefits law, including compliance with ERISA and the Code as well as administrative matters and fiduciary issues relating to benefit plans.  Ms. Ostrower is a member of the Jackson Lewis healthcare reform task force and is intimately involved in helping Jackson Lewis clients ensure compliance with recently enacted healthcare reform legislation.

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