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Part 2 of our 2 part Compliance Series

1.0 HRCI & SHRM Credits: Compliance Requirements for Health and Welfare Benefits

DATE: Tue. March 28, 2017
TIME: 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM EDT

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Part two or our two part compliance series ERISA expert, Mary Bauman, will cover ongoing compliance requirements for health and welfare benefit plans. 
–5500 filing 
–Claim and appeal procedures 
–Nondiscrimination testing 
–Administrator contracts 
–Record retention 
–PCORI fee 

Part one covered participant disclosure requirements for health and welfare benefits plans (SPD, SMM, SAR and Model notices) on March 7th. You can access the slides and recording after March 8th by filling out the form on this webpage: www.basiconline.com/webinar recording. 

Mary will present for 60 minutes regarding the above topic. The remainder of the time will be devoted to Q&A and information regarding BASIC ERISA Essentials.

BASIC’s webinar is approved for 1.0 HRCI and 1.0 SHRM-CP credits for advanced professional credentials for HR professionals worldwide.

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Presented by Mary V. Bauman  Mary V. Bauman is an attorney at Miller Johnson in Grand Rapids, MI. She works with employers in establishing, amending, and terminating employee benefit plans of all types. She often plays a consulting role to help the employer strategize ways to better control plan costs and achieve human resources objectives in connection with a plan. In addition, she represents several clients who perform various aspects of employee benefit administration. Ms. Bauman is the chair of the firm’s employee benefits and executive compensation practice group, and health care reform team.

1.0 HRCI & SHRM Credits: Effectively Managing Difficult FMLA and ADA Issues

DATE: Thurs. March 30, 2017
TIME: 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM EDT

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Human Resource professionals regularly cite FMLA administration as one of the most frustrating parts of their job. Throw in ADA for good measure and you end up with one nasty headache. FMLA Insights blog author and labor and employment attorney Jeff Nowak will take us through some of the most difficult FMLA and ADA compliance issues and offer practical steps employers can take to maximize compliance and minimize the headaches.

Jeff will cover topics such as:

  • Is a text message good enough? Recognizing an employee’s need for FMLA leave
  • Whether an employer should designate FMLA leave on occasions when an employee does not want FMLA to apply
  • How to investigate employee conduct after social media posts show them acting inconsistently with their need for FMLA leave
  • The latest on managing FMLA intermittent leave, seeking recertification, and the value of second opinions
  • The Age-Old question: Leave as an ADA Reasonable Accommodation – When is Enough Plenty?

FMLA expert Jeff Nowak will present for 60 minutes regarding the above topic. The remainder of the time will be devoted to Q&A and information regarding BASIC’s FMLA Administration.

BASIC’s webinar is approved for 1.0 HRCI and 1.0 SHRM-CP credits for advanced professional credentials for HR professionals worldwide.

Nowak Jeff 2x2 300dpi c 150x150 Free WebinarsPresented by Jeff Nowak Jeff Nowak serves as co-chair of Franczek Radelet’s Labor and Employment Practice Group. Named in 2012 one of the “Top 40 Attorneys under 40” in Illinois, Jeff represents private and public sector management clients in all areas of labor and employment law. Jeff is a nationally-recognized leader in the areas of the Family and Medical Leave Act and Americans with Disabilities Act, including counseling employers on compliance with FMLA and ADA regulations, conducting FMLA/ADA audits and training, and successfully litigating FMLA and ADA lawsuits. Notably, he serves as author of the well-respected FMLA Insights blog (www.fmlainsights.com).

 

1.0 HRCI & SHRM Credits: American Health Care Act (AHCA)

DATE: Tue. April 11, 2017
TIME: 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM EDT

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The American Health Care Act, referred to by the acronym AHCA and nicknamed Trumpcare, is a set of two proposed United States Congress bills which were publicly released by House Republicans on March 6, 2017. Employee benefits attorney, Mary Bauman, will cover and help explain the AHCA. Mary is well known for taking a complex topic and explaining it in no nonsense terms. During the presentation she will compare and contract with the ACA for clarity and perspective. 

Mary will present for 60 minutes regarding the above topic. The remainder of the time will be devoted to Q&A and information regarding BASIC HSA Any Bank Administration.

BASIC’s webinar is approved for 1.0 HRCI and 1.0 SHRM-CP credits for advanced professional credentials for HR professionals worldwide.

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Presented by Mary V. Bauman  Mary V. Bauman is an attorney at Miller Johnson in Grand Rapids, MI. She works with employers in establishing, amending, and terminating employee benefit plans of all types. She often plays a consulting role to help the employer strategize ways to better control plan costs and achieve human resources objectives in connection with a plan. In addition, she represents several clients who perform various aspects of employee benefit administration. Ms. Bauman is the chair of the firm’s employee benefits and executive compensation practice group, and health care reform team.

 

 

 

1.0 HRCI & SHRM Credits: Top 10 COBRA Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

DATE: Wed, April 19, 2017
TIME: 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM EDT

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The Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1985 (COBRA) requires certain employers to provide former employees and dependents who lose group health benefits with an opportunity to continue group health insurance coverage for a limited period of time. COBRA is a complex set of laws and regulations with many traps for the unwary, and mistakes can be costly. Attorney Stephanie Grant will identify common COBRA compliance issues and will provide practical guidance for preventing common errors that could result in significant liability.

The first 60 minutes Stephanie Grant will present on the above topic. The remaining time will be devoted to Q&A and an insight into BASIC’s COBRA Administration.

BASIC’s webinar is approved for 1.0 HRCI and 1 SHRM-CP credits for advanced professional credentials for HR professionals worldwide.

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Stephanie Grant is a Senior Counsel with the law firm Warner Norcross & Judd in Southfield, MI. She concentrates her practice in taxation, labor and employment and employee benefits and compensation programs. In that capacity, she advises clients on a range of issues including health and welfare benefits and compliance with the Affordable Care Act, the Internal Revenue Code and ERISA. 

 

 

1.0 HRCI & SHRM Credits: Sexual & Workplace Harassment (prevention, recognition and response)

DATE: Wed, May 24, 2017
TIME: 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM EDT

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Back by popular demand: an interactive, “edutainment”-style webinar with subject matter experts/facilitators/professional actors, Kit Goldman and Memo Mendez of Workplace Training Network, Inc. Goldman and Mendez will bring this crucial topic, including current flashpoint issues such as gender identity, social media and abusive conduct, to life in powerful, entertaining scenes. After each episode, they will explore key learning points with the audience. This information will help you to maintain a lawful, harassment-free, respectful workplace. You will be better prepared to recognize Harassment and respond to it effectively should it occur.

Kit and Memo will present for 60 minutes regarding the above topic. The remainder of the time will be devoted to Q&A and information regarding BASIC’s services.

BASIC’s webinar is approved for 1.0 HRCI and 1.0 SHRM-CP credits for advanced professional credentials for HR professionals worldwide.

Presented by Kit Goldman and Memo Mendez 
Kit Goldman and Memo Mendez are nationally acclaimed trainers, facilitators, subject matter experts on workplace issues — and professional actors. Their unique “edutainment” methodology harnesses the power of entertainment to enlighten and educate. 

Over the past 24 years, their courses have engaged hundreds of thousands of executives, managers, and employees in a vast array of industries and they have appeared frequently in the media as workplace experts. 

Prior to entering the training arena, Goldman built and operated 2 professional theatres in San Diego. She produced over 100 shows and “The American Dance Awards” for ABC TV, starring Sammy Davis Jr. (his last public appearance), Patrick Swayze, Liza Minelli, Paula Abdul, and others. 
Memo Mendez is a nationally known, highly respected trainer and educator on employment practices topics. His unique blend of gifts and experience, and fluency in English and his native Spanish, are ideally suited to the “edutainment” medium. 

 

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