New York, NY, April 25, 2015 –(PR.com)– The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Cindy L. Davis, Partner & Shareholder, Anderson, Helgen, Davis & Cefalu, PA will speak at the Knowledge Group’s webcast entitled: “The Affordable Care Act for Employers with Unionized Workers in 2015 Live Webcast.” This event is scheduled for May 29, 2015 @ 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM (ET).
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About Cindy L. Davis
Cindy L. Davis is a partner in the firm of Anderson, Helgen, Davis & Cefalu, P.A., with more than twenty years experience practicing in the areas of employee benefits, ERISA (Employee Retirement Income Security Act), commercial real estate, and general business and corporate matters. She has a wealth of knowledge and extensive experience related to Taft-Hartley employee benefit plans. Ms. Davis provides sound legal counsel in a cost-effective, responsive manner and regularly advises clients regarding employee benefit plan compliance, including: COBRA, the Public Health Service Act (PHSA), HIPAA, FMLA, PPACA, and the Internal Revenue Code.
Ms. Davis assists her clients in designing, implementing, and operating retirement and group health plans consistent with the objectives of the plan sponsors and applicable laws. Her clients include employee benefit plan sponsors, trustees, administrators, and third-party administrators.
She also assists her clients in preparing corrective documentation and filing documentation with enforcement agencies, while simultaneously coordinating with applicable state law. Ms. Davis has extensive experience representing clients in highly complex areas such as ERISA, hedge-fund investment by employee benefit plans, employee plan commercial real estate and development transactions, provider agreements, and network agreements.
Ms. Davis is admitted to practice in the state and federal courts of Minnesota, New York, and Wisconsin. She currently serves on the Education Committee of the Employers Council on Flexible Compensation. She is a frequent presenter at conferences and seminars on topics involving employee benefit compliance.
Ms. Davis received her bachelor’s degree, cum laude, from the University of Wisconsin-Stout and her J.D. from William Mitchell College of Law (Minn.). Prior to co-founding Anderson, Helgen, Davis & Cefalu, P.A. in 2009, she practiced law with other Twin Cities law firms and served as general counsel for a corporation.
If it were not difficult enough to understand the nuances of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), now special consideration must be given to unionized workers. The ACA obligates unionized employers to reassess the health benefits provided to employees, to determine which should be eligible, and to negotiate with them special health benefits concurrent to minimizing their costs and avoiding regulatory penalties. The effect of collective bargaining agreements, the employer mandate, the Cadillac plans, and union employer funds add complications to unionized workplaces.
In this two hour, live webcast, a panel of distinguished professionals and thought leaders assembled by The Knowledge Group will help attendees understand the important aspects of this significant topic. The speakers will provide an in-depth discussion of Affordable Care Act for Employers with Unionized Workers and offer bests practices for compliance with the ACA.
Some of the major topics that will be covered in this course are:
Affordable Care Act New Regulations
Play or Pay Provision and Practical Implications
The Cadillac Tax
Part-Time, Full-time, Unionized?
Coverage Levels and Plan Design
Affordability of Coverage
Best Strategies to Minimize Pitfalls and Penalties
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