“Audit Your Health & Welfare Plan ERISA Compliance Before the DOL Does,” Speaker Cristina C. Jennings – Coffee Talk with Catto Breakfast

6.18.14

Cristina C. Jennings presented on the topic, “Audit Your Health & Welfare Plan ERISA Compliance Before the DOL Does,” at Coffee Talk with Catto held at the Magnolia Pancake Haus.

Ms. Jennings discussed with an expectation of increased audit activity associated with Health Care Reform, plan sponsors would be wise to conduct an internal review of their compliance with ERISA’s reporting and disclosure obligations and related requirements of group health and other welfare benefits.  Her discussion focused on plan document and summary plan description documentation, annual Form 5500 and summary annual report obligations, PPACA notice and reporting requirements and related notices under HIPPA, COBRA and other applicable laws.