8:00 am – Registration and Breakfast
8:30 am – Roundtable Discussion
10:00 am – Networking
Please join Epstein Becker Green (EBG) and The ERISA Industry Committee (ERIC) for an engaging and informative discussion about the top issues facing employers and employee benefit plan sponsors today. Representatives from ERIC will provide legislative and policy updates, and EBG attorneys will offer insight and guidance regarding plan design, administration, and compliance considerations.
- Federal health care policy and group health plans
- Affordable Care Act modifications and regulatory relief opportunities
- Health savings accounts
- Employer mandate and reporting requirements
- Plan considerations, such as mental health parity coverage, moral exemptions for preventive services, and wellness program
- Federal retirement policy and retirement programs
- Tax reform’s impact on savings and retirement
- Regulatory relief opportunities
- State challenges to ERISA preemption
- ERISA litigation update
Who Should Attend
Employer plan sponsors and professionals providing health, retirement, wellness, and compensation benefits.
Presenting EBG Attorneys
- Gretchen Harders, Member of the Firm
- Sharon L. Lippett, Member of the Firm
- John Houston Pope, Member of the Firm
Presenting Representatives from ERIC
- James Gelfand, Senior Vice President, Health Policy
- Will Hansen, Senior Vice President, Retirement and Compensation Policy
For questions about the briefing, to request any auxiliary aids or services due to a disability, or to inform us of special dietary needs, please contact Sylwia Faszczewska. Please note that, while we request two weeks’ advance notice of any request for special needs at the event, good-faith efforts will be made to honor all requests received closer to the event date.
NOTE: Epstein Becker Green is an approved provider of New York Continuing Legal Education (CLE) credit. The entire program is approved for 1.5 hour of credit in Professional Practice and is transitional and appropriate for both newly admitted and experienced attorneys. Please note that in order to receive full credit for attending this event, the registrant must be present and sign in for the session.