New York, NY, July 22, 2016 --(PR.com
)-- The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Bryan D. Bolton, Founding Member, Funk & Bolton, P.A. will speak at The Knowledge Group’s webcast entitled: “Proposed DOL Disability Claim Regulations: Time to Assess The Impact On Company Policies And Practices Live Webcast.” This event is scheduled for September 1, 2016 from 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM (ET).
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About Bryan D. Bolton
Bryan D. Bolton is a founding member of the Baltimore based law firm Funk & Bolton, P.A. He represents life, health and disability insurers, stop-loss insurers and third-party administrators in federal court, state court, and regulatory proceedings. Mr. Bolton’s extensive appellate experience includes briefing in the United States Courts of Appeals for the Second, Third, Fourth and District of Columbia Circuits, as well as the Supreme Court of the United States. Mr. Bolton is a member of the Maryland and Pennsylvania bars. Mr. Bolton is included in the Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers, Maryland Super Lawyers and the Best Lawyers in America.
About Funk & Bolton, P.A.
Funk & Bolton, P.A. is a boutique Mid-Atlantic based law firm with extensive experience in ERISA defense litigation. The firm regularly represents health plans, health insurers, third party administrators, plan sponsors, disability plans, disability insurers, pension plans, and life insurers in ERISA litigation matters. Funk & Bolton, P.A. also offers extensive experience in the areas of insurance regulation and compliance. The firm represents clients around the United States, but principally focuses on practicing in Maryland, Pennsylvania, the District of Columbia, and Virginia.
In November 2015, the Department of Labor (DOL) released its proposed regulations that will upgrade existing procedures in determining disability benefit claims under ERISA plans. The proposed new rules will revise and strengthen the current rules for adjudication of disability benefit claims with claims and appeals procedures for non-grandfathered group health plans under the Affordable Care Act (ACA).
In this live Webcast, a seasoned panel of thought leaders and professionals assembled by The Knowledge Group will provide the audience with an in-depth analysis of the fundamentals as well as recent developments in DOL’s Disability Claims Regulations.
Key topics include:
• New conflict of interest requirements
• New adverse benefit determinations obligations
• New appeals practices and procedures
• Expanded deemed exhausted rules
• New rescission rules for disability claims
About The Knowledge Group, LLC/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series
The Knowledge Congress 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/