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Recent Developments in Employee Health and Welfare Plans

1h 5m

Created on June 16, 2020



A wave of legislation, regulation, and litigation has affected health and welfare plans this past year. This program, taught by ERISA and employee benefits attorney Erika M. Medina, will cover sub-regulatory guidance issued by the Departments of Labor, Treasury, and Health and Human Services, legislative developments, and litigation trends. In particular, the course will cover legislation related to the COVID-19 emergency, including the CARES Act and FFCRA; health reimbursement arrangements and other sub-regulatory guidance; and COBRA litigation trends and recent Supreme Court cases.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Identify changes affecting health and welfare plans in 2020 and beyond
  2. Examine requirements under the CARES Act and FFCRA
  3. Prepare for litigation affecting employee benefit plans
  4. Review Supreme Court cases and understand the effect on employee benefit plans and their participants

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