Health & Welfare Benefits


Summary

The ever-evolving nature of employee benefits law puts employers in the difficult position of balancing an offer of benefits best suited for their population, while still ensuring compliance with complex and penalty producing legislation. With these increasing challenges and higher stakes, and considering that employee benefits constitute a large and growing segment of employers' total labor costs, it is crucial that you get the most out of every dollar spent. Our experienced benefits lawyers specialize in health and welfare matters alone, which provides them the deep-rooted knowledge and understanding of the legal complexities that gives you extremely efficient and effective service.

Matters routinely handled by members of our department include:

  • Document drafting, review, and compliance involving Section 125 cafeteria plans
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Church and governmental plans
  • Tax-exempt entities
  • Educational assistance programs
  • Consumer driven health care (including Health Savings Accounts and Health Reimbursement Arrangements)
  • Transporting fringe benefit plans
  • Wrap-around plans
  • COBRA
  • ERISA
  • HIPAA
  • Affordable Care Act (Health Care Reform)
  • Federal law requirements 
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