How to Promote a Healthy Workforce Under the ACA Without Breaking the Bank

SHRM 2015 Annual Conference
Workplace Application: Learn if it is possible to provide an efficient health and welfare design that promotes a healthy productive workforce under the Affordable Care Act without breaking the bank.

This session will focus on the design and integration of your company’s different health and welfare programs to achieve compliance with the Affordable Care Act while minimizing costs and maximizing the objective of promoting a healthy and productive workforce. This session will help you become more familiar with consumer directed products and their importance in your health insurance line-up as well as how to integrate wellness with your company’s overall health insurance program. You will learn:

•  Advantages of different types of offerings: HSAs, Fully Insured, Self Insured, Private Exchanges and Wellness Plans. 

•  The pros and cons of offering spousal coverage.

•   How to demystify ACA filing requirements

Date(s) & Time(s): 
Monday, June 29, 2015 - 2:00pm to 3:15pm

Mark Boxer, Esq.

Boxer, Esq.

Mark Boxer advises employers on all aspects of employee benefit matters.

He designs and drafts qualified retirement plans and welfare plans and advises clients on their fiduciary duties under Title I of ERISA and on the design and funding of executive deferred compensation arrangements.

His experience extends to the benefit issues in mergers and acquisitions, plan self-audits and error correction, including comprehensive compliance audit services, and advice and assistance in correcting errors under the Internal Revenue Service's Employee Plans Compliance Resolution Program, the Department of Labor's Delinquent Filer Voluntary Correction Program and similar programs.

Anne Pachciarek, Esq.

Pachciarek, Esq.

Anne Pachciarek helps companies establish and operate their employee benefit plans, such as medical plans, 401(k) plans, pension plans and executive compensation programs.

With more than 20 years of experience, Anne works with public companies and closely held businesses to find solutions to a wide range of ERISA compliance, fiduciary responsibility and plan administration problems. She advises on welfare plans, pension and profit sharing plans, cafeteria plans and deferred compensation programs, as well as on the handling of benefit plans in mergers and acquisitions.

Anne has been a member of the Hiring Committee and the Chair of the summer program for the Chicago office.

Amount of Credit: 
Credit Type: 
HR Credit
Session Type: 
Concurrent Session
HR Expertise
Critical Evaluation
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