October 2016 Employer Webinar

The Government is Knocking: DOL Audits of Health & Welfare Plans

Tuesday, October 11, 2016 | 2:00 p.m. ET / 11:00 a.m. PT

The Department of Labor (DOL) continues to audit health and welfare benefit plans of all sizes in record numbers. Being prepared for an audit is critical to an employer’s success during the audit process. 

This webinar will:

  • Discuss what triggers a DOL audit 
  • Provide general first steps for employers to consider if they receive an audit letter from the DOL 
  • Discuss what the DOL is looking for during an audit, for both fully insured and self-funded plans
  • Discuss ssues the DOL is looking for under the ACA, HIPAA, GINA, mental health parity, the Newborns’ and Mothers’ Health Protection Act, and the Women’s Health and Cancer Rights Act 
  • Provide information on the general timeline of a DOL audit 
  • Provide tips to prepare for an audit of a health and welfare plan 

This 60-minute basic webinar will help employers understand what the DOL is looking for during the audit process and how to be prepared.

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Lorie Maring

Presenter - Lorie Maring


Lorie Maring is of Counsel in the Atlanta, Georgia, office of Fisher Phillips. She focuses her practice on helping employers navigate Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) and other state and federal laws impacting the design, implementation and ongoing compliance of their employee benefit plans and programs.

She regularly advises clients on the Affordable Care Act, health and welfare benefits, qualified plans, executive compensation, Multiple Employer Welfare Arrangements (MEWAs) and multiemployer plan issues.


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