An Overview of the Affordable Care Act (aka Health Care Reform)

Duration: 60 Minutes
Instructor: Drew Barnholtz
Webinar Id: 800424


One Attendee


The Affordable Care Act, also known as Health Care Reform, has now been in effect for over a year. There's still quite a bit of confusion surrounding individuals and employers responsibilities, how the health care exchanges work, and what the key compliance and operational requirements are for participants in our health care system. Come learn the basics of how we got here and where we are going in terms of our health care insurance marketplace and delivery system.

Why should you attend: Learn and understand the purpose of the Affordable Care Act and health care reform, how the health insurance exchanges work, the requirements for individuals and employers, and what to expect for January 1, 2015 and beyond.

Areas Covered in the Session:

  • Expanded Coverage and Insurance Market Reforms
  • Health Insurance Exchanges
    • What is an Exchange?
    • Types of Exchanges
  • What to Expect: 2015 and Beyond
    • Individual Mandate & Premium Tax Credits
    • Employer Requirements
    • Delays in Implementation

Who Will Benefit:
  • Executives & Managers of Hospitals and Health systems
  • Skilled Nursing Facilities
  • Hospices
  • Home Health Agencies
  • General Counsel
  • Compliance Officers/Compliance Office Personnel
  • Internal Auditors
  • Coding & Reimbursement Specialists
  • Benefits Executives/Managers at Companies

Speaker Profile
Drew Barnholtz serves as an outside general counsel and compliance officer for skilled nursing facilities, hospice providers, home health providers, physician practice groups, durable medical equipment companies, pharmaceutical and start-up businesses. Drew has served as a general counsel and compliance officer for numerous health care organizations, and has firsthand experience assisting organizations in responding to government investigations (including serving as the Deputy General Counsel of Invacare Corporation, and the Assistant General Counsel for University Hospitals Health System). Drew also advises clients on commercial transactions, acquisitions & divestitures, compliance, licensure, bond financing, and a variety of agreements.

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