Deep Dive into the COBRA Subsidy Rules

April 22, 2021 | 2p - 3p CST SESSION FULL

April 23, 2021 | 12p - 1p CST Register here*

We are shifting the topic of April’s webinar to focus on the significant administrative challenges posed by the new COBRA subsidy that was passed as part of the American Rescue Plan Act. The regulatory agencies are expected to release significant guidance in April and the Department of Labor will be releasing model notices. We will cover this new guidance and answer other questions employers have as they try to comply with these new rules. We will reschedule the nondiscrimination webinar for a future date. 

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Regulatory Update

May 20, 2021

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It has already been a busy year, and we expect more the regulatory and legislative activity that impacts employee benefit plans. This month’s webinar will focus on new regulations, FAQs, and other guidance issued over the previous months to help employers keep up-to-date on all the ever-changing employee benefit compliance requirements!

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Common Benefits Mistakes Employers Make

June 24, 2021

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We know it’s hard for employers to stay on top of the myriad compliance requirements under ERISA, COBRA, the ACA, etc. That is why we love to hold this webinar focusing on some of the common mistakes we see with respect to benefit design, plan administration, and other employee benefits issues. We hope this will help employers identify where there may be existing compliance gaps and provide the information needed to confidently make changes moving forward.


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Series Presenters:

Bob Radecki, President, Benefit Comply, LLC
Bob has more than 30 years’ experience in the HR and employee benefits industry helping employers deal with difficult benefit and compliance matters. He has served as the principal HIPAA consultant to a number of health insurance companies and is recognized as an expert on a variety of benefit compliance issues including COBRA, FMLA and health reform. Bob has been the featured speaker at numerous industry events and conferences, and has published many articles on various compliance issues.
 
Regan Blomme, J.D., Senior Consultant, Benefit Comply, LLC
Regan Blomme has experience working as an attorney for a major Fortune 500 company and for a PEO providing benefits and HR services to small employers. She has also worked as a legal researcher for Thomson Reuters. Prior to obtaining her law degree, Regan worked as an account manager in a leading insurance agency in the Minneapolis area, so she understands the issues and challenges facing employee benefit consulting firms and agencies. Regan received her law degree from William Mitchell College of Law, an MBA from The University of St. Thomas and is a member of the Minnesota Bar Association.

Fritz Hewelt, Senior Consultant, Benefit Comply, LLC
Fred W. (“Fritz”) Hewelt brings more than 30 years of experience to his clients, assisting them with a broad range of issues related to the evaluation and remediation of employee benefit and human resource compliance challenges. Fritz has also assisted numerous clients with welfare benefit plan due diligence in merger and acquisition situations. Fritz holds a BS in business administration from Elmhurst College, Elmhurst, Illinois. He also has earned designation as a Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU), a Certified Employee Benefits Specialist (CEBS) and a Fellow, Life Management Institute (FLMI).

Mark Hoaglund, HIPAA Privacy and Securiy Specialist, Benefit Comply, LLC
Mark Hoaglund has helped more than 200 companies with their HIPAA compliance needs. Before becoming a compliance specialist, Mark worked for Fortune 500 companies including Pillsbury and Honeywell as a senior manager and project manager. He has extensive experience with data security and security management. Mark held lead positions in application development, application support, and computer operations. Mark received a computer programming certificate from Brown Institute, Minneapolis, MN and received a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Minnesota.

Mark Major, J.D., Senior Consultant, Benefit Comply, LLC
Mark Major has more than 30 years' experience with employee benefit plan legal compliance as in-house ERISA counsel, as a lead U.S. compliance attorney for Mercer Consulting. Mark's practice specializes in health, welfare and retirement benefits law supporting small and large employers. Mark is a member of the Denver and Colorado Bar Associations.


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