James J. Eischen, Partner, Higgs Fletcher & Mack at the Knowledge Group’s The Affordable Care Act for Employers with Unionized Workers in 2015 Live Webcast

New York, NY, April 30, 2015 –(PR.com)– The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that James J. Eischen, Partner, Higgs Fletcher & Mack 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 James J. Eischen

James Eischen is a California attorney with over 26 years of experience representing commercial interests locally, nationally, and internationally. His clients have included medical groups/physicians, software/IT companies, industrial enterprises, financial institutions, real estate developers/managers, and telecommunications conglomerates. His expertise extends to managing all facets pertaining to business representation: from formation to contractual relations and managing disputes/transitions.

Since 2009, Mr. Eischen has worked with healthcare clients in matters involving data compliance, licensing and regulatory issues. His expertise includes assisting healthcare companies to ensure privacy/data compliance in electronic communication and data storage requirements. He possesses a high degree of knowledge regarding data compliance requirements and breach response strategies.

About Higgs Fletcher & Mack

Higgs Fletcher & Mack was founded in 1939. Today it is one of the oldest and largest full service law firms located exclusively in San Diego. In addition to being one of the region’s most respected firms, Higgs Fletcher & Mack is known in the community for its expertise, its integrity, and its service.

With more than 60 attorneys in a full range of practice areas, the Firm is capable of meeting the needs of individuals and businesses in San Diego and throughout Southern California. To that end, the Firm strives to serve its clients with practical but exhaustive preparation, and civil but vigorous advocacy, while providing exceptional value to its clients. The high community esteem of Higgs Fletcher & Mack also stems from the numerous partners at the Firm who have become prominent State and Federal judges. The Firm counts its members among the prestigious American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA), the American College of Mortgage Attorneys, the American College of Civil Trial Mediators, and the American College of Tax Counsel.

The combination of history, vision, integrity, and leadership has allowed Higgs Fletcher & Mack to remain a stable force in the San Diego community for six decades—providing unparalleled client service and an impressive record of success in an increasingly complex and hostile legal environment. Higgs Fletcher & Mack’s intelligent and prudent management and commitment to its founding ideals ensure the Firm’s existence, strength, and prominence as “San Diego’s Law Firm” for many years to come.

Event Synopsis:

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?
Multi-employer Plans
Bargaining Considerations
Coverage Levels and Plan Design
Affordability of Coverage
Compliance Requirements
Best Strategies to Minimize Pitfalls and Penalties

About The Knowledge Group, LLC/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series

The Knowledge Group, LLC was established with the mission to produce unbiased, objective, and educational live webinars that examine industry trends and regulatory changes from a variety of different perspectives. The goal is to deliver a unique multilevel analysis of an important issue affecting business in a highly focused format. To contact or register to an event, please visit: http://theknowledgegroup.org/
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