Missouri Chamber of Commerce and Industry to Host Seminar on Affordable Care Act in Cape Girardeau

MEDIA ADVISORY

 

Missouri Chamber of Commerce and Industry

to Host Seminar on Affordable Care Act in Cape Girardeau

Affordable Care Act: What Your Business Needs to Know

 

JEFFERSON CITY, MO– The Missouri Chamber of Commerce and Industry will host health care, government, and business leaders to address the Affordable Care Act and how it will impact businesses and business owners.

 

WHO:              Missouri Chamber of Commerce and Industry

                        Cape Girardeau Chamber of Commerce

 

WHAT:          Affordable Care Act: What your Business Needs to Know

 

WHEN:          Tuesday, June 4, 2013 – 8 a.m. CST

 

WHERE:       Drury Lodge

104 South Vantage

Cape Girardeau, MO 63701

 

Members of the media are invited to attend all or portions of the program, however, only print and broadcast journalists may audio or video record any portion of the event.

 

The Missouri Chamber of Commerce and Industry (www.mochamber.com) was founded in 1923 and is the largest business association in Missouri, representing almost 3,000 employers providing more than 425,000 jobs for Missourians.

 

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Agenda June 4, 2013 – Cape Girardeau – Drury Lodge

 

8:00 a.m.

Registration

8:30 a.m.

Opening Remarks – Missouri Chamber of Commerce & Industry

8:45 a.m.

Overview of ACA

Speaker: Thomas McAuliffe, Policy Analyst, Missouri Foundation for Health

• History of the law

• Outline of affected parties – small, medium, large, individual

• Timeline for implementation

9:30 a.m.

Employer Requirements and Fees 2013

Speaker: Attorneys with Polsinelli P.C. – Courtney Vomund

• Overview of current mandates

• Afforded Coverage

• Rules for FTE determination and communication

• Assessment of fees

10:00 a.m.

Employer Requirements and Fees 2014

Speaker: Attorneys with Polsinelli P.C. – Courtney Vomund

• Fee escalation schedule

• Differences in eligibility and coverage

• Automatic enrollment

• “Pay or Play” impact and analysis

• Small employer alternatives

10:30 a.m.

Break

10:45 a.m.

Changes to the Administration

Speaker: Attorneys with Polsinelli P.C. – Courtney Vomund

• Reporting

• Flexible Spending Accounts, Health Reimbursement Arrangements, Health Savings Accounts

• Communication to employees

• Safe Harbor options

• Rehires – How to Measure Eligibility and Other Unique Issues

11:30 a.m.

Lunch

12:15 p.m.

State Exchanges

Speaker: Thomas McAuliffe, Policy Analyst, Missouri Foundation for Health

• Where Missouri is, and where we are headed

• What does this mean for employers at all levels

12:45 p.m.

Insurance Overview of the Act and Tax Update

Speakers: Dan Timmerman, Practice Leader, Schwartz Brothers Insurance & Jamie McDonald, Partner, BKD CPAs & Advisors

• Compliance Requirements

• Financial Liabilities

• Tax Implications

• Penalty Projections

• Cost of Terminating your Plan

1:45 p.m.

Concluding Remarks and Questions – Missouri Chamber of Commerce & Industry

2:00 p.m.

Adjourn

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