Tuesday, January 8, 2019 | 2:00 p.m. ET / 11:00 a.m. PT
In 2019, employers are faced with new regulations issued by administrative agencies. This webinar will provide an update of laws and regulations that affect health and welfare benefit plans. This webinar will also discuss an employer's general compliance calendar, including upcoming reporting deadlines, best practices for maintaining documents, and when to distribute notices and conduct plan testing.
This webinar will:
This 60-minute intermediate level webinar will provide employers with a legislative update and a summary of compliance tasks and deadlines for 2019.
Lorie Maring is a partner in the Atlanta, Georgia, office of Fisher Phillips. She focuses her practice in the areas of employee benefits, the Affordable Care Act, and executive compensation. She routinely advises employers, trade associations and employee benefit insurance and risk management consultants on issues arising under ERISA, HIPAA, the Internal Revenue Code and other state and federal laws impacting the design, implementation and ongoing compliance of employee benefit plans and programs, including association health plans. Lorie has been a part of the Atlanta legal community for 27 years and is a graduate of the College of Charleston and University of South Carolina School of Law.
Chelsea Deppert is an associate in the firm's Atlanta office. She provides practical guidance to employers on the technical aspects of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) and other state and federal laws impacting the design, implementation and ongoing compliance of employee benefit plans and programs. She advises clients with respect to all aspects of employee benefits, including retirement plans, health and other welfare benefit plans.
Chelsea works with employers on a broad array of issues relating to tax qualified retirement plans, such as plan operation, drafting, participant communications, and compliance with ERISA’s fiduciary responsibility provisions. In her practice, she regularly represents employers in curing qualified plan operational issues under the Internal Revenue Services (IRS) Employee Plans Compliance Resolution System (EPCRS) and other corrective programs, as well as counsels employers with respect to income and employment tax issues related to employee benefits. Chelsea also advises employers with respect to their obligations under Health Care Reform, ERISA, Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act (COBRA), the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) and other federal laws that regulate health and welfare plans.