New York, NY, July 29, 2016 --(PR.com
)-- The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Sara Kaplan-Khodorovsky, Attorney, The Law Offices of Barbara B. Comerford 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 Sara Kaplan-Khodorovsky
Sara Kaplan-Khodorovsky has worked extensively in the fields of ERISA and disability insurance since 2011. Her accomplishments include many favorable decisions and settlements in both State and Federal Courts. Her broad understanding of the law and common-sense strategic approach has been an asset to her clients, both in having unfavorable insurance determinations overturned and in formulating customized disability plans for clients through her understanding of business, taxation, and insurance practices. Sara is a 2010 graduate of the Rutgers School of Law-Newark, where she was a member of the Moot Court Board, and a 2007 graduate of Rutgers-New Brunswick.
About The Law Offices of Barbara B. Comerford
The Law Offices of Barbara B. Comerford is an AV-rated firm specializing exclusively in disability claims. The firm focuses on Long Term Disability claims governed by the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA), SSD and SSI claims, individual disability insurance claims, and claims against state disability pensions. The firm also consults with clients transitioning to disability, guiding clients through the application process with a holistic approach to the financial and medical aspects of each claim. The Law Offices of Barbara B. Comerford has a long-time, proven track record of success in obtaining benefits for clients in all of these areas by addressing the complex needs of each client with compassion and understanding.
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/