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Walnut Creek Annual Employee Benefits Legislative Update Seminar

Wednesday, October 18, 2017
8:30 am Registration
9:00 am - 11:00 am Seminar

Walnut Creek Office
1340 Treat Blvd.
Suite 250
Walnut Creek, CA 94597

Light breakfast provided. 
Attendance is complimentary.


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Keeping Employers Up-to-Date and In Compliance

Please join us for our 2017 Legislative Compliance Seminar as Christopher Bao, Regulatory Compliance Manager, examines what is in store for Employee Benefits Advisors and Human Resource Professionals in the coming year. Christopher will discuss new legislation, health care reform, and review the important steps companies should take to ensure compliance for 2018.

Our annual seminar will cover topics including, but not limited to:

  • 2017 Form 1094-C and Form 1095-C Changes and Penalties
  • The Repeal and Replace of Health Care Reform: Executive Order, the AHCA, the BCRA, and the Skinny Repeal Bills
  • Inflationary Adjustments (Consumer Driven Accounts, Out-of-Pocket Maximums, Employer Mandate)
  • Increased Civil Penalties for ERISA violations
  • Inflationary Adjustments to the Employer Mandate
  • Final Regulations on Benefits Related Coverages
  • Individual Mandate Update
  • New Fixed Indemnity Plan and Disability Coverage Rules
  • ACA Fees
  • Preventative Services Update
  • New City and State Laws

Click here for PDF.

Featured Presenter:

Christopher K. Bao, Esq.
Regulatory Compliance Manager, Compliance & Regulatory Affairs, MMA

Christopher Bao has over nine years of experience in the legal field, focusing primarily on litigation. He brings a strong background in understanding risk and assisting employers in how to avoid compliance pitfalls. He is the MMA in-house Health Care Reform expert, speaking at many seminars, roundtables and events as an expert in helping employers understand how to comply with Health Care Reform. Christopher also assists clients using the MMA proactive approach to compliance through offering in-person client meetings, compliance audits and providing educational pieces, seminars and webinars. Additionally, he has conducted annual seminars on various state and federal compliance requirements.