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Recent Developments in Employee Health and Welfare Plans

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Produced on June 16, 2020

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Course Information

Time 1h 5m
Difficulty Advanced

Course Description

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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Erika M. Medina

Medina, PC

Erika M. Medina, Esq. is the founder of Medina, PC, and is an ERISA and employee benefits attorney. Ms. Medina counsels clients on the operation and administration of employee pension and welfare benefit plans and focuses her practice on plan design, governance, and administration, fiduciary duties, and prohibited transactions. Ms. Medina’s experience includes working at the US Department of Labor, a national brokerage/consulting firm, and a regional law firm. 

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Carol B.

This was a good course, however, it was not what I had expected (which is my fault)

Carl B.

Instructor was very impressive. Had a great grasp of the content, delivered it in a very clear manner and hit on all of the topics that were important to me. Would highly recommend this course to all.

M Rogan M.

Thank you for offering an ERISA H&W course! Would love to see more!

David H.

Excellent informative presentation.

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