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    Maryland and Federal PPACA (Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act) Legislation- Approve for 2.0 of General Recertification Credits and eligible for 1.5 SHRM PDCs

    Date: April 15, 2015, 6:00pm – 8:30pm
    Organizer:
    Ericka Carmona-Vega
    Location:
    Gaithersburg Hilton, 620 Perry Parkway, Gaithersburg, MD 20877
    Price:
    $55.00 Walk-ins
    Event Type:
    Meeting
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    We're excited to welcome guest speakers Alan Schulman Certified Financial Planner with a series 7 and 24 Securities Principal License and Jennifer Spiegel Berman who has been named a 2014 Maryland Rising Star in the area of Employee Benefits/ERISA by Super Lawyers.

    About the Program:

    Up to date Maryland and Federal PPACA (Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act) Legislation.  There will be Q&A during the presentation with SHRM (Society for Human Resource Management) gifts for the correct answers.

    About the Speakers:

    Alan started his financial services career in 1981 as a Certified Financial Planner with a series 7 and 24 Securities Principal License.  He transitioned to employee benefits in 1988 to work with company owners on their employee benefits.  Alan is licensed in health, life, long term care, and property and casualty insurance.  He has owned and operated his own company since 1981.  He has real life experience running a business.  IB&A consistently delivers HR expertise to drive better outcomes for our clients, helping them manage costs, drive participant outcomes and satisfaction, reduce risk and improve compliance.

    Alan is the current MAHU (Maryland Association of Health Underwriters) President, and the past president of the Greater Washington National Association of Health Underwriters (GWAHU). He is a lifetime member of the Leading Producers Round Table of NAHU.  He currently serves on the Joint Legislative Task Force in Maryland, a group of health agents that work with their association’s lobbyist, and meet with legislators in Annapolis to assist them in the creation of laws that affect the cost of health insurance in the state of Maryland.  Alan is a member of the Maryland and DC Health Insurance Exchange Advisory Committees.

    Jennifer Spiegel Berman handles a broad range of employee benefits and executive compensation matters, including tax-qualified retirement plans, executive compensation arrangements, cafeteria plans, and health and welfare benefit plans. Jennifer regularly counsels clients regarding ongoing employee benefit compliance issues and assists clients in developing and implementing compliance programs.

    Jennifer also advises covered entities and business associates on HIPAA and HITECH compliance matters, including developing and updating privacy and security policies, business associate agreements and notification of breach protocols.

    Jennifer routinely negotiates service contracts and drafts employee benefit plans, summary plan descriptions and employee communications. Additionally, she reviews client benefit programs for compliance with the Internal Revenue Code, ERISA, HIPAA, COBRA, ACA, wellness plan rules and other applicable statutes.

    Jennifer has become a leader in analyzing health care reform developments and frequently serves as a speaker and commentator on a wide variety of health care reform and employee benefits issues.

    Jennifer has been named a 2014 Maryland Rising Star in the area of Employee Benefits/ERISA by Super Lawyers. No more than 2.5 percent of Maryland attorneys receive this honor each year, following an extensive peer review and evaluation process. Before joining Holder Law Group LLC, Jennifer practiced at Venable LLP as part of their Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation practice group. Jennifer graduated cum laude from the University of Pennsylvania Law School in 2006, where she was Editor-in-

    Chief of the University of Pennsylvania Journal of Labor and Employment Law. Jennifer also completed her undergraduate studies at the University of Pennsylvania, graduating magna cum laude with a bachelor of Arts in Political Science.

    Jennifer is admitted to practice in Maryland and Washington, D.C.

     

    Registration is closed. Walk-ins are welcome.