October 20-23, 2019
Jani K. Rachelson, Richard M. Seltzer and Lisa M. Gomez will present at sessions at the International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans’ 65th Annual Employee Benefits Conference on October 20-23, 2019 in San Diego, CA. Ms. Rachelson will participate in a panel on “Lessons Learned in Health Plan Mergers” that will review an actual case study of a health plan merger and discuss the decisions and facts leading to merger, legal considerations and obstacles, trustee steps, benefits, surprises, outcomes and costs. Mr. Seltzer will present on “Enforcing Client Rights in Bankruptcy” discussing bankruptcy rules as they apply to employee benefit plans, the role of the creditors committee, maximizing payouts and other legal considerations. Ms. Gomez will present on “Avoiding Common Mistakes in Claims and Appeals” discussing compliance with the ERISA claims and appeals regulations and tips for plans to avoid procedural errors in handling claims and appeals.