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We know that this time of the year is always extremely busy for everyone, so we wanted to be sure to let everyone know about our in-house Employee Benefits team.

Many of you may be working through your health insurance renewal or waiting fearfully for it to hit your desk!  If so, our dedicated team of experts is here to help ease your burden and find creative solutions to help mitigate your renewal increase.

Our AHERN Benefits team can not only help with your core offering like medical insurance, but also a wide array of solutions, including:

  • Payroll
  • Benefit Administration Systems
  • Guaranteed Issue Partner Disability Programs
  • HR Services and Support
  • Federal Compliance Concerns including ACA and ERISA
  • Self-Funding
  • Key Person Coverage
  • COBRA, FSA and HSA

If we can answer any questions or be of any assistance throughout the year, please do not hesitate to contact Reid A. Middleton, JD, Executive Vice President of Employee Benefits, at rmiddleton@aherninsurance.com or (858) 514-7132.

Where are law firm employee benefits heading? What new benefits are being offered and what’s being taken away? Join us as we take a comprehensive look at the latest trends arising in the legal market.

PRESENTED BY:
Reid Middleton | AHERN Insurance Brokerage

DATE:
Tuesday, June 26, 2018

TIME:
11:30 am to 12:00 pm | Check-In/Networking
12:00 pm to 1:00 pm | Lunch and Program

LOCATION:
Bonne Bridges Mueller O’Keefe & Nichols
355 S. Grand Avenue, Suite 1750
Los Angeles, CA 90071-1562

Hosted parking available at Wells Fargo Center.
Entrance to parking at 330 S. Hope Street.

COST: Free

CLM: Pending

RSVP BY: June 22, 2018 at www.glaala.org

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Our own Reid Middleton, JD., will be speaking to the HR Section of the Greater Los Angeles Chapter of the Association of Legal Administrators on Thursday, November 30, 2017.

Reid’s presentation entitled, “2017 & Beyond… What’s Next for the Affordable Care Act?”, will cover the state of the insurance industry and discuss the efforts to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA), the growth of the Professional Employer Organization (PEO), new benefit designs and strategies and a California Legislative Update.

Please click here for more information on how to register for this event.

 


Reid Middleton is a California licensed attorney and insurance adviser with extensive business and legal expertise in employee benefit programs, business succession planning and overall risk management.

 

On October 12, 2017, President Trump issued an executive order on healthcare.  The operative provisions of the order relate to association health plans (AHPs), short-term limited duration insurance (STLDI) and health reimbursement arrangements (HRAs).  While the order does not have any immediate impact on existing law or regulations, it directs the federal regulatory agencies (the Departments of Treasury, Labor and Health and Human Services) to consider drafting new regulations that could ultimately have significant impact on health insurance markets.

So what does it all mean?

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The 2016 general election has had its fair share of twists and turns. On the Democratic side, we witnessed a titanic clash in the form of the moderate Democratic candidate, Secretary Hillary Clinton, and the more left-leaning Sen. Bernie Sanders (D-Vt.). Meanwhile, the Republican camp quickly turned into an “anyone’s game” situation, out of which emerged one of the most unlikely dark horses in electoral history: Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump.

Regardless of who ends up in the Oval Office next January, this much is certain: there exists a multitude of dynamics that could result in seismic shifts within the US healthcare system.

In this white paper, we’ll look at the key policy issues that have potential to significantly shake up employer-sponsored insurance, and how the candidates have aligned themselves with each issue.

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