Trucker Huss, APC is pleased to announce that attorneys Callan Carter and Jennifer Matthews will participate in a webinar hosted by Business and Legal Resources (BLR) exploring how to ensure that mental health and substance abuse group healthcare plan offerings do not violate Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act requirements and raise red flags with DOL enforcement investigators. The webinar “Mental Health and Substance Abuse: What Benefit Plan Sponsors Need to Know in Light of DOL’s Increased Mental Health Parity Enforcement” will be held on August 1, 2017.
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Carter has extensive experience in the areas of health and welfare plans, qualified plans and deferred compensation. Today, she focuses her practice primarily on health and welfare plans, cafeteria plans and the effects of healthcare reform. Carter advises clients on plan design, prepares required documents, and assists in compliance with applicable laws, including ERISA, HIPAA, IRC, USERRA, COBRA and the ACA (as well as state and local requirements). She advises clients on the complex application of non-discrimination rules, prohibited transactions, fiduciary issues, controlled group determinations, and benefits issues in mergers and acquisitions. Carter also negotiates services contracts on behalf of her clients with insurance companies and other health and welfare plan vendors.
Matthew’s practice covers a wide range of employee benefits issues. She has extensive experience helping clients with their health and welfare plans, as well as with 401(k), executive compensation and equity plans. Matthews counsels clients regarding ERISA plan fiduciary requirements, as well as HIPAA, Affordable Care Act, and other compliance issues. She assists plan sponsors with plan design and administrative matters, including benefit claims and appeals, and participant communications.