Preparing a Strategy for the Next Phase of Health Care Reform

SHRM 2011 Annual Conference
This session will look at the next phase of employer requirements under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and will help with the critical factors for developing a successful implementation and employee communication plan.
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We’ve spent the last year getting a handle on what’s in store for our plans/workplaces under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and, implementing the first phase of requirements. As we approach 2014, the Act provides little flexibility for employers to address costs. HR will be challenged to coordinate benefits costs in the organization's employment/labor relations strategy. In this session, we’ll cover employer requirements and help you develop a successful implementation and employee communication plan.

Date(s) & Time(s): 
Monday, June 27, 2011 - 10:45am to 12:00pm
Presenter: 

Penny C. Wofford

Penny C.
Wofford

Penny Wofford is a South Carolina Supreme Court Certified Specialist in Employment and Labor Law. She concentrates her practice in the area of employment litigation and employee benefits. She advises and defends employers, employer sponsored plans, and plan fiduciaries against all types of claims under ERISA and employment discrimination laws. Penny not only provides proactive counseling and legal advice to employers and management regarding human resources issues but also assists employers with the design, drafting, and administration of welfare benefit plans. Penny is a frequent speaker on employee benefits and employee leave topics and regularly provides company and supervisor training on employment discrimination, documentation and confidentiality.

Location: 
Hilton Ballroom B
Amount of Credit: 
1.25
Credit Type: 
HR Credit
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