Healthcare for Employers: What You Need to Do Now
|Date:||Wednesday, January 25, 2012|
|Time:||1pm-2pm ET / 12pm-1pm CT / 10am-11am PT|
|Registration Fee:||$179; Register now >|
Define a Health Benefits Strategy Aligned with New Legislation
This Expert Webinar Helps CEOs:
- Cut through the legal complexity and challenges to the law, and focus on solutions to the issues impacting you and your employees;
- Scope how coming changes will affect your cost structure and administrative requirements;
- Make coverage and provider choices; and
- Define a strategy to best adapt to reform mandates and incentives.
Led by Industry Specialists
Industry practitioners, James R. Napoli, Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation attorney, Proskauer , and Kathryn Wilber, senior attorney on Health Policy to the American Benefits Council, intimately involved with current legal and political challenges to the bill will address:
- Where reform implementation and corresponding legal challenges stand today;
- How innovative companies are reducing the financial burden of reforms for their employees and their bottom line; and
- How to structure benefits programs that can respond to the still evolving regulations.
Critical Takeaways for Every CEO
We will discuss how to adapt your plan to:
- Build infrastructure to support reform mandates, address the implications of automatic enrollment and “free choice vouchers;”
- Obtain wellness incentives;
- Administer retiree medical plans;
- And much more.
Properly position your approach to health care benefits now. Join peer CEOs and ChiefExecutive.net for this important webinar.
About the Speakers
James R. Napoli
Health Care Reform Task Force
Employee Benefits, Executive Compensation & ERISA Litigation, Proskauer Rose LLP
James R. Napoli is a Senior Counsel in the Employee Benefits, Executive Compensation & ERISA Litigation Center and Head of the Health Care Reform Task Force, resident in the Washington, D.C. office.
Jim counsels employers on all aspects of their employee benefit programs, including matters affecting tax-qualified retirement plans such as: 401(k) plans and defined benefit plans, including cash balance plans; executive compensation plans; and welfare benefit plans. Recognized by US Legal 500 as a leading lawyer in his field, Jim maintains an active controversy practice that includes advising clients on ERISA fiduciary matters, as well as government compliance.
Jim partners with clients to assist them in the design, implementation and maintenance of their employee benefit programs. This includes assisting clients in managing third-party service provider relationships; counseling clients on the implementation of fiduciary hierarchies to achieve optimum administrative efficiencies and protections; and counseling clients on ongoing compliance issues. Jim routinely negotiates administrative services agreements, investment management agreements, and various other forms of agreements that establish relationships between employers, ERISA fiduciaries, employer sponsored plans and their service providers.
Jim is an active author and lecturer. Most recently, he was a senior contributing co-author of The New Health Care Reform Law – What Employers Need to Know (A Q&A Guide), published by Thompson Publishing Group.
Senior Counsel, Health Policy
American Benefits Council
Kathryn is senior counsel, health policy at the American Benefits Council, a trade association based in Washington, D.C. representing primarily Fortune 500 companies that either sponsor or administer health and retirement benefits covering more than 100 million Americans. Kathryn assists Council members on a wide range of health policy issues and directs the Council’s activities with respect to federal regulations impacting employer-sponsored health benefits.
Kathryn joined the Council after more than 10 years with America’s Health Insurance Plans (and its predecessor, American Association of Health Plans) where she served in the legal, state and federal regulatory departments.
She is a graduate of Georgetown University Law Center and is a member of the Maryland and Massachusetts State Bars. She holds a Master’s degree from Georgetown University’s School of Nursing and Health Studies and a Bachelor’s degree from Northeastern University. Kathryn began her career in health care as a certified nurse-midwife, practicing in Providence, Rhode Island and Boston, Massachusetts.
Please select whether you would like to join the live webinar on January 25th, or if you would prefer to receive a CD recording of the webinar, or if you would like both.