Wednesday, September 22, 2010

Health Care Reform Audio Conference

Register by Monday, September 27th for the upcoming CAPLAW audio conference Health Care Reform: Prepare Now for 2011 Requirements!

September 29, 2010
3 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Eastern Time

About the Conference:
Earlier this year, Congress passed and President Obama signed into law what is now commonly known as the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. The Act makes sweeping changes to the provision of health benefits in America, with an impact on employers, government,and individuals. In this session, we will focus on the immediate impact of health care reform on your CAA and the steps you need to take now to ensure compliance.

About Our Presenter:
Edward I. Leeds, Esq. is Counsel at Ballard Spahr LLP, where he is a member of the firm’s Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation Group, Health Care and P3/Infrastructure Groups and Health Care Reform Initiative. His practice concentrates on issues relating to the design, administration, and taxation of health and other welfare benefits plans. Mr. Leeds has represented employers in the negotiation and drafting of contracts with insurers, third-party administrators, and other vendors in documenting and communicating welfare benefits plans, and in complying with applicable state and federal laws, including HIPAA, COBRA, cafeteria-plan requirements, and the rules applicable to government benefits programs, such as Medicare. He has counseled employers on the introduction of paperless technologies to the administration of their benefits arrangements, the provision of benefits to domestic partners, the introduction of wellness initiatives, and health and welfare issues that arise in corporate transactions, litigation, and collective bargaining. Mr. Leeds lectures frequently on health and welfare benefits topics. He is a graduate of Haverford College and Harvard Law School.

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