Group Health Plans: Current Trends and Compliance Planning Live Online Webinar

On Demand Webinar Credits SHRM, NASBA, HR Certification Institute

October 14 at 1:00 - 2:30 pm EST

Stay up to date with the latest trends in health care and avoid compliance issues when implementing these trends.

Health care costs continue to rise, and employers and plans continue to search for ways to mitigate the costs associated with medical care. In the past, employers shopped their plan to reduce costs. Now employers are implementing more aggressive measures to curtail the rising costs. This topic will discuss the most common health care trends and provide concrete analysis of the compliance issues in implementing the trend.

Learning Objectives
  • You will be able to discuss the current trends in health plans.
  • You will be able to analyze potential cost savings trends which may be applicable to your health plan.
  • You will be able to describe the compliance risks of current trends.
  • You will be able to recognize potential pitfalls of the current trends.


Current Trends and Compliance Planning
  • ACA
      • Compliance
      • COVID-19 Layoffs
  • COBRA and COVID-19
  • Telehealth
  • Direct Primary Care and §213
  • Little Sisters' Opt Outs
  • Gender Transition Surgery and Therapy Exclusions
  • Reference-Based Pricing
  • Benefit Captives
  • Data-Driven Disease Management
  • Prescription Drug Pricing
  • Coupon and Out-of-Pocket Limits
  • Rebates
  • Price Transparency
  • Surprise Billing
  • Participant-Driven Plan Offerings
  • Expanded Use of HRAs/ICHRAs
  • Self-Insurance/Lasers

Who should attend?

This live webinar is designed for benefits and human resource managers, presidents, vice presidents, business owners and managers, insurance professionals,accountants, CFOs, and controllers.

In Partnership With Lorman Business Center, LLC

Your Instructor

Renee Lieux
Renee Lieux
  • Of counsel at McNees Wallace & Nurick LLC
  • Practice emphasizes all aspects of employee benefits law and executive compensation
  • Conducts regular seminars on issues related to employee benefits and executive compensation
  • Author of articles related to executive compensation and employee benefits
  • Admitted to practice in Pennsylvania, Louisiana, and New York
  • LL.M. degree, Georgetown University Law Center; J.D. degree, University of Detroit Mercy School of Law; M.A. degree, Northwestern State University; B.A. degree, Louisiana State University


OnDemand Course

This course was last revised on October 11, 2012.
This program does NOT qualify, nor meet the National Standard for NASBA accreditation.

Live Webinar Registration

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