Author: Melinda Maher

Melinda Maher

Melinda is a Partner in the Benefits & Compensation practice group. Her practice focuses on employee health and welfare plans. Her experience includes working with entities involved with health care on compliance with ERISA, COBRA, HIPAA, Medicare Secondary Payer rules, Federal and State health care mandates, and the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (Health Care Reform).

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Women General Counsel – Project 5 / 165

I was happy to participate in the Minneapolis Project 5 / 165 Workshop at Dorsey in Minneapolis today with some of the area’s most influential women corporate counsel. (dorsey.com) Project 5/165 is an invitation-only series of regional educational workshops designed to support and accelerate the...

ACA Reporting — what happens when we guess. (ScreenCast 04)

Summary.  In today’s ScreenCast 04 we  address some of the reporting and compliance problems that arise when employers aren’t quite ready to identify all of their ACA full time employees. Background Some employers are pretty sure they will satisfy the 70% test required under ACA Employer Shared Responsibility rules for 2015....

ACA Reporting Questions (ScreenCast 02)

Broken link fixed. Here’s our most recent ACA Reporting ScreenCast. Here we identify some of the questions that are coming up, mostly from employers who offer enrollment to groups that are broader than what is required by ACA.