Join Alston & Bird Health Benefits Practice Leader John Hickman as he provides a timely update on health care reform.
2019 Health Coverage Update: Agencies Issue Important New Guidance While Courts Consider Ongoing Legality of ACA
2019 has already proven to be a turbulent year for health care. After years of consideration, the agencies have released their long awaited HRA guidance. Will this significantly change the health benefit marketplace? In the meantime, courts consider a serious challenge to the ACA's Constitutionality as well as association health plans, short term coverage, and other recent administration guidance. Learn the latest developments and how they may impact health benefits.
Wednesday, August 14, 2019
11:30 am - 12:00 noon - Registration & Lunch
12:00 noon - 1:00 pm - Presentations
Alston & Bird
One Atlantic Center
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Atlanta, GA 30309
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John R. Hickman
John Hickman is head of the firm’s Health Benefits Practice, where he leads several attorneys devoted exclusively to health care reform issues under the Affordable Care Act, HIPAA privacy, health savings accounts (HSAs) and consumer-directed health care, flexible benefit plans and related health benefit issues. He has worked closely with health plans, financial institutions and employers, as well as the IRS, Treasury and DOL, in addressing health benefit issues. Mr. Hickman has been inducted into the American College of Employee Benefits Counsel and is listed in The Best Lawyers in America© (Woodward/White) and Who's Who Legal. The Best Lawyers in America named him a 2016 "Lawyer of the Year" in the area of Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law. He has lectured widely and published articles on health care reform, ERISA and cafeteria plan issues. He is co-author of the following health benefit treatises: Cafeteria Plans Manual, Health Care Reform, HIPAA Portability and Privacy and Consumer-Driven Health Care (published by Thomson/Reuters/EBIA). Mr. Hickman is head of the Technical Advisory Committee and is on the board of the Employers Council on Flexible Compensation (ECFC). Mr. Hickman was also an adjunct professor of law at Emory University School of Law.