New York, NY, March 26, 2014 --(PR.com
)-- The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Gabriel S. Marinaro, Attorney, Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP will speak at the Knowledge Congress’ webcast entitled: “Health Care Reform Update: Final Employer Play-or-Pay Mandate Regulations Are Out – Will You Be Prepared? Live Webcast”. This event is scheduled for April 7, 2014 from 12:00pm - 2:00pm (ET).
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About Gabriel S. Marinaro
Gabe Marinaro is an attorney in the Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation Practice Group at Drinker Biddle & Reath, LLP and advises on compliance with ERISA, the Internal Revenue Code, HIPAA, the Affordable Care Act, COBRA and other laws impacting employee benefit plans. Gabe regularly advises employers, insurance brokers and third party administrators on current compliance trends with respect to health and welfare benefit plans, including interpreting agency guidance under the Affordable Care Act. Gabe regularly assists with drafting compliance related documentation for employers’ group health plans, including “wrap” plan documents, Summary Plan Descriptions, HIPAA Business Associate Agreements, and HIPAA Privacy and Security Policies and Procedures.
About Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP
With 650 lawyers in 11 offices nationwide, Drinker Biddle & Reath, LLP provides clients with unparalleled service in matters ranging from complex class actions to multibillion-dollar deals, across a broad spectrum of industries. The firm’s Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation Practice helps clients address present challenges, anticipate future issues and needs, and stay a few steps ahead of the changes in the HR world. When there is an important development in the law, including developments under the Affordable Care Act, Drinker Biddle strives to immediately help employers understand how it will impact their organization by providing individual counseling, sending timely and informative client alerts, holding frequent and regular client briefings, and designing customized training sessions that address each client’s particular concerns.
The IRS recently issued final regulations for the Employer Play-or-Pay Mandate under the Affordable Care Act. These regulations are a critical piece to the implementation of the Affordable Care Act and employers of all sizes must understand how the Employer Play-or-Pay Mandate impacts them. This Webcast will go through the important updates in the final regulations, including valuable new transition relief.
In light of these changes, The Knowledge Group is producing this webcast that will focus on what employers and their advisors need to do and when to comply with the Employer Play-or-Pay Mandate and avoid its severe penalties.
About The Knowledge Group, LLC/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series
The Knowledge Group was established with the mission to produce unbiased, objective, and educational live webinars that examine industry trends and regulatory changes from a variety of different perspectives. The goal is to deliver a unique multilevel analysis of an important issue affecting business in a highly focused format. To contact or register to an event, please visit: http://theknowledgegroup.org