EBIA’s 19th Annual Advanced Cafeteria Plans and Benefits Conference



La Jolla, CA  |  Hilton La Jolla Torrey Pines  |  July 12 – 14, 2017

In a year of big changes, EBIA’s Advanced Cafeteria Plans and Benefits Conference is the best way to learn what you need to know, network with your peers, and ask the experts your trickiest questions. A panel of leading attorneys will address advanced compliance issues for employer health and cafeteria plans, account-based plans, and wellness programs. We’ll also cover the latest legislative and regulatory developments, plus best practices for plan design and administration.

Day 1 Agenda  •  Wednesday, July 12, 2017
  • Highlights of Legislative and Regulatory Developments
  • Six Months In: Transition Planning and What Lies Ahead (Part I)
  • Benefits Litigation Update
  • Q & A Session
  • Hot Topics for Cafeteria and Account-Based Plans
  • Wellness Programs: Privacy Implications
  • Designing and Implementing a HIPAA Breach Response Plan
  • Q & A Session

Day 2 Agenda  •  Thursday, July 13, 2017

  • Qualified Small Employer HRAs and Other Developments Affecting HRAs
  • Excepted Benefits: Why They Still Matter
  • Q&A Panel: Cafeteria Plan Expenses, Elections, and Nondiscrimination
  • Lunch Break
  • The “Other” Discrimination Rules: Title VII, ACA Section 1557, and More
  • Q & A Session
  • Plan Design Trends: “Skinny” Plans, Narrow Networks, and Reference-Based Pricing
  • Six Months In: Transition Planning and What Lies Ahead (Part II)

Day 3 Agenda  •  Friday, July 14, 2017

  • Mergers & Acquisitions: Integration Challenges for Employers and TPAs
  • Q & A Session
  • Leaves of Absence: Implications for Cafeteria and Group Health Plans
  • Advanced COBRA Issues
  • Q & A Session

Download complete agenda and session descriptions