Webinar | New Developments with HRAs and 2020


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Start TimeThursday, September 12, 201911:00 AM ESTEnd TimeThursday, September 12, 201912:30 PM EST
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A review of the new DOL/HHS June 2019 regulations that allow the expanded use of health reimbursement arrangements (HRAs) starting in 2020 including Individual Coverage HRAs and Excepted Benefits HRAs.


George Thompson, Esq., Vice President
Employee Health & Benefits and Compliance
Marsh & McLennan Agency

George is the Director of Client Compliance & Regulatory Affairs for Marsh & McLennan Agency’s New England region. His primary focus is addressing any client healthcare reform regulatory or employee benefit compliance needs. Prior to joining Marsh & McLennan Agency, George was a Vice President and Managing Counsel at the UNUM Group where he worked on ERISA and non-ERISA matters for 15 years. In 2016 Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly recognized George as one of the top in-house compliance resources in New England.

Alden Bianchi
Member / Chair, Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation Practice
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.

Alden is the Practice Group Leader of the firm’s Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation Practice. He advises corporate, not-for-profit, governmental, and individual clients on a broad range of executive compensation and employee benefits issues, including qualified and non-qualified retirement plans, stock and stock-based compensation arrangements, ERISA fiduciary and prohibited transaction issues, benefit-related aspects of mergers and acquisitions, and health and welfare plans. He is nationally renowned for his advice on the Affordable Care Act's impact on employers. He represented the Romney administration in connection with the historic 2006 Massachusetts health care reform act. Alden has testified before the Senate Finance Committee on the subject of health care reform. His many published works include the Bloomberg/Bureau of National Affairs Health Care Reform Advisor, a comprehensive work on the impact of the Affordable Care Act on employers and employer-sponsored group health plans. He is also the current chair of the Bloomberg Tax Compensation Planning Journal Advisory Board.