THURSDAY, MARCH 25, 20212:00 - 3:00 p.m. PTWebcast (FREE for Members)
If you're not able to attend, register now and watch later!
The Department of Labor, Employee Benefits Security Administration (EBSA) will present on Health Benefits Coverage under Federal Law to help you comply with federal laws regarding your health plan and answer your questions about new laws and issues. We recognize that understanding and complying with DOL regulations can be challenging especially for small and medium sized employers with limited time, resources and/or access to professional assistance. This workshop will provide practical information, helpful tips and clarification regarding federal health benefits laws.
Topics EBSA will discuss:
• HIPAA portability rules
• Mental Health Parity
• The Genetic Information Nondisclosure Act
• The Newborns’ and Mothers’ Health Protection Act
• The Women’s Health and Caner Rights Act, and
• The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act
A compliance assistance guide will be provided to all attendees, along with a discussion of the various laws that impact these health benefits.
-Identify Health Benefit Coverage Laws that fall under ERISA
-Recognize potential ERISA compliance issues
-Identify resources and where to look to ensure compliance
Melissa Ng is a Senior Benefits Advisor at the United States Department of Labor, Employee Benefits Security Administration (EBSA). As a Senior Benefits Advisor, Ms. Ng provides technical assistance and customer service to employers, employees, and service providers in private sector retirement and health benefit plans. She also conducts outreach and education on ERISA and other federal laws related to employee benefits.
Prior to joining EBSA, Ms. Ng served as a Business and Organizational Development Advisor with the Peace Corps in Central America. Ms. Ng holds a B.A. from the University of California, Santa Cruz and a Master’s in Public Administration from the Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey, CA.