Review Past Event: Understanding the Affordable Care Act Webinar

Critical New Issues for Today's Employer

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Archived Webinar

Understanding The Affordable Care Act -
Critical new issues for Today's employer

Originally Held: Thursday, Nov. 13, 2014
Time: Noon to 1:15 p.m. (EST)

Presented by Gary W. Francis

Topic Overview:

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) is a complex statute that continues to perplex and confound employers as it evolves.

During the webinar, titled: "Understanding the Affordable Care Act - Critical New Issues for Today's Employer," former labor & employment law attorney Gary W. Francis provided an update on the current status of the Affordable Care Act and its continued impact on employers. Specifically, topics that were addressed included:

  • A refresher on the law and its basic concerns for employers
  • An outline of the laws’ 2014 regulations and finalized guidance on how to implement the law
  • A summary of the recordkeeping and reporting obligations for employers
  • A discussion of what is on the horizon, as well as upcoming issues for employers when the ACA timeline moves to completion 

Who Should review This Webinar?:

This webinar is a must review webinar for HR professionals, business executives, business owners and claims professionals with EPLI coverage providers. 

Continuing Education Credit Information:

This program has been approved for 1.25 (general) recertfication credit hours toward PHR, SPHR and GPHR recertification through the HR Certification Institute.

The use of this seal is not an endorsement by the HR Certification Institute of the quality of the program.  It means that this program has met the HR Certification Institute's criteria to be pre-approved for recertification credit.

This seal may only be used for programs that have been pre-approved by the HR Certification Institute. This approval is valid through 11/13/2014 and is not transferable.

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Featured Speaker:

Gary W. Francis

Gary W. Francis is a former attorney in Plunkett Cooney’s Labor and Employment Law Practice Group who focused his practice primarily on traditional labor law, employment law and employee benefits (ERISA). Mr. Francis represented employers in labor and employment matters in state and federal courts, as well as in proceedings involving state and federal administrative agencies.


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