EBIA Weekly Newsletter

CLE Credits, Practical Insights, Networking, Roundtable Discussions—and Birthday Cake!

   June 7, 2018

The EBIA Advanced Cafeteria Plans and Benefits Conference turns 20 this year! Celebrate with us in Seattle, July 10–12, 2018. New for this year, we’ve applied for continuing legal education (CLE) accreditation in all U.S. jurisdictions. Our 2018 agenda includes even more opportunities for Q&A, so bring your tricky questions. And there’s still time to register yourself or a colleague for our June seminars in Dallas or Chicago, and our upcoming webinars. For more information or to register, click on the program links or call 800-231-1860.

  • EBIA Seminars in Dallas and Chicago. It’s not too late to register for next week in Dallas or the following week in Chicago! These intermediate-level sessions, taught by experienced benefits attorneys, cover ERISA, the Affordable Care Act, cafeteria plans, HRAs & HSAs, wellness programs, HIPAA, and COBRA. Attend all four days, or choose only the topics you need. Perfect as a refresher course or for training new staff members.
  • EBIA Webinar: Group Health Plans Quarterly Update. June 28, 2018, 12:00–2:00 pm Central (recording available afterwards). Get the latest-breaking updates! Whether you’re an employer plan sponsor, service provider, or advisor, tune in for the latest legislative, regulatory, and judicial developments affecting employer group health plans and cafeteria plans—plus practical insights from experienced employee benefits attorneys.
  • Learning the Ropes: An Introduction to COBRA Continuation Coverage. July 19, 2018, 12:00–2:00 pm Central (recording available afterwards). Our beginner-level “Learning the Ropes” webinar series is a great opportunity for training new staff members. COBRA violations are frequent fodder for litigation, so it’s crucial that all individuals involved in COBRA administration—employers, administrators, and advisors—understand the rules and the importance of being able to demonstrate the plan’s compliance. We’ll explain the COBRA basics and include some practical tips.