The ACA Conundrum

Changes, Updates and Overlooked Rules that Employers Should Know

Thursday, July 12 2018 | 2:00pm EST

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What It’s About

The Affordable Care Act doesn’t seem to be going anywhere soon. And as long as it is the law of the land, employers must follow its requirements. Join Danielle Capilla, Director of Compliance and Employee Benefits at the Alera Group, as she delves into topics and new rules that are often-overlooked regarding the sweeping health care regulation and its interplay with older, existing regulations. She'll examine rules for Medicare Secondary Payers, non-discrimination regulations for HIPAA and section 1557, updates to association health plans, the conundrum of play or pay, tightening of IRS reporting and other common pitfalls for employers navigating the ACA's myriad requirements.

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What You'll Learn

How often-overlooked regulations in the Affordable Care Act can have a big impact on your employee benefits programs

Pitfalls to avoid regarding noncompliance with Medicare regulations and non-discrimination rules

Recent changes to the law to be aware of, including updates to association health plans and mandatory electronic filing

About Our Speaker

Danielle Horstman Capilla
Director of Compliance
Alera Group

Danielle Capilla joined the Alera Group in 2018 as the Director of Compliance, based in the company’s Chicago office. In her role as Director of Compliance, Employee Benefits, Capilla will focus on enhancing Alera Group’s existing compliance capabilities and building new world class solutions for Alera Group’s employee benefits clients. Capilla’s legal background will help Alera Group clients navigate the complex landscape of healthcare legislation, regulation and reform.

Capilla was formerly the Senior Vice President of Compliance and Operations at United Benefit Advisors. In her role, she oversaw the organization’s compliance efforts and day-to-day operations, as well as evaluated the impact of long range planning. She currently serves as the Federal and State Legislative Chair for the Downtown Chicago Chapter of the National Association of Health Underwriters (NAHU).

Danielle graduated from DePaul University College of Law with a health law certificate and she has an undergraduate degree in sociology and business from Tulane University. Danielle is an adjunct professor at DePaul University College of Law where she teaches a course on health care compliance. Furthermore, Danielle serves on DePaul University’s Health Law Institute advisory board and regularly lectures at DePaul on a variety of PPACA and other health law issues.

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