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Wellness Programs & Health Reform: New 2013 Updates You Need to Know


Webinar Recording

Recording Price: $199.00

(Includes Proprietary Materials)

The recent federal Health Reform law turbocharges corporate wellness programs, but also adds additional compliance challenges and complexity. To avoid costly lawsuits and painful fines, your wellness program must be carefully designed to comply with overwhelming federal and state laws. Join us for this 60-minute webinar where you and your colleagues will discover:

  • New Health Reform updates that could derail your wellness program
  • Five components you must include in a HIPAA-compliant program
  • How ERISA, COBRA & ADA also affect wellness program design
  • Tips to use your wellness program to remove risks from your health plan
  • Most recent court decisions: Learn from others' mistakes

Program Highlights

  • Wellness Program Updates: New Health Reform Changes for Compliance

    • New regulations: Turbocharge your wellness program, navigate the complexity
    • Effective solutions to design a compliant & effective wellness program
    • HIPAA & ADA compliance: Keys to program incentives & surcharges
  • Wellness Programs & Legal Issues: Avoid Liability, Minimize Costly Mistakes

    • HIPAA privacy rules: How to collect & process employee information
    • State vs. federal laws: Where you draw the line, what's new for HR
    • Be ERISA compliant: What your company needs to do
  • Wellness Programs After the Healthcare Reform: What's Working Today

    • Smoking-cessation & weight-management programs: Avoid legal pitfalls
    • Financial incentives & legal troubles: Keys to minimize painful consequences
    • Using wellness programs to remove the worst risks from your health plan
  • Live Q&A session - Have your specific Wellness Program questions answered!

About The Speaker

Mr. Edward C. Fensholt is an attorney and the Director of Compliance Services at Lockton Benefit Group, the nation's largest privately-owned employee benefits consulting and brokerage firm. His background includes: 23 years concentrating in the area of ERISA and other aspects of employee benefits law.

  • Extensive experience regarding: Compliance issues under the Tax Code and ERISA with respect to retirement, health and other fringe benefit plans; qualified and non-qualified plan design, implementation and administration; employee benefits issues in mergers and acquisitions.
  • Former partner in the employee benefits practice group of a large Kansas City-based law firm.
  • Frequent nationwide lecturer on employee benefit matters and published author of articles on employee benefit issues.

Program Benefits

In this practical, 60-minute webinar, you will learn the new Health Reform updates and how to develop & implement a compliant Wellness Program to avoid legal liability.