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Gretchen Harders, Member, Epstein Becker & Green, P.C. to Speak at KC’s Health Care Reform Update: Final Employer Play-or-Pay Mandate Regulations Are Out

New York, NY, March 26, 2014 --( The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Gretchen Harders, Member, Epstein Becker & Green, P.C 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 Gretchen Harders

Gretchen Harders is a Member of the Firm in the Employee Benefits practice, in the firm’s New York office.

Ms. Harders’ practice focuses on all aspects of executive compensation and employee benefits law. Ms. Harders counsels a broad range of clients on executive compensation and employee benefit issues, tax-qualified and non-qualified plans, 401(k) plans, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, deferred compensation, executive incentive compensation plans, executive employment and severance agreements, Section 409A compliance, equity-based compensation plans, multiemployer plans and health and welfare plans and trusts.

Ms. Harders advises corporate clients on employee benefits compliance matters, tax-qualified pension plan compliance, defined benefit plans, Section 401(k) plans, multiemployer plan funding and administration, health and welfare benefit plans and fringe benefit plans. She represents corporate clients and health care providers on health and welfare benefit plans, health care products and the impact of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. She also advises both corporate and individual clients on executive compensation issues, including the design of executive employment contracts, incentive compensation arrangements, stock option plans and severance agreements, with a concentration in cross-border executive compensation and the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform Act and represents tax-exempt and not-for-profit institutions with respect to pension plans, executive compensation, deferred compensation and employee benefits compliance matters

Ms. Harders is a frequent speaker on various employee benefit issues and developments and has authored articles on various topics of ERISA and employee benefits law, including the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.

Ms. Harders has been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America – Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law (2014) and Super Lawyers New York Metro – Employee Benefits/ERISA (2013) and recommended by The Legal 500 United States (2013).

About Epstein Becker & Green, P.C.

Epstein Becker & Green, P.C., founded in 1973, is a national law firm with approximately 300 lawyers practicing in 11 offices, in Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Houston, Indianapolis, Los Angeles, New York, Newark, San Francisco, Stamford, and Washington, D.C. The firm is uncompromising in its pursuit of legal excellence and client service in its areas of practice: Health Care and Life Sciences, Labor and Employment, Litigation, Corporate Services, and Employee Benefits. Epstein Becker Green was founded to serve the health care industry and has been at the forefront of health care legal developments since 1973. The firm is also proud to be a trusted advisor to clients in the financial services and hospitality industries, among others, representing entities from startups to Fortune 100 companies. Our commitment to these practices and industries reflects the founders’ belief in focused proficiency paired with seasoned experience. For more information, visit

Event Synopsis:

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.

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