January 23, 2013 - 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM EST

The Changing Landscape for Employer Health Plans: What Employers and Plan Sponsors Need to Know

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Venable LLP
575 7th Street, NW
Washington, DC 20004

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If you have employees, health care reform impacts your business.  Whether your business is for-profit, nonprofit, large, or small, these new rules affect your bottom line. Please join us as we discuss these rules and share our insight on how to best leverage this changing landscape.

Our panel of attorneys will address the following topics:

Demystifying the health care exchanges

  • What they are
  • Their relationship to employers and their health plans
  • New notices and reporting requirements

Preparing for the employer mandate

  • Deciding to play or pay, and avoiding doing both
  • Identifying your full-time employees
  • Determining whether your plan offers affordable coverage and minimum value

Planning for new assessments

  • Additional Medicare tax
  • Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) fees
  • Transitional reinsurance program fees
  • “Cadillac” tax

Evaluating your plan design

  • Adding automatic enrollment
  • Satisfying benefit mandates
  • Structuring enhanced wellness programs