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Employer’s Guide to the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act

Employer’s Guide to the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act

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Employer’s Guide to the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act


A new product, available through the recent Thompson / BLR Agreement

 

The Employer’s Guide to the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act is the most comprehensive and easy-to-use resource of its kind. It will help you steer clear of penalties and excise taxes by meeting HIPAA’s ever-expanding coverage mandates -- including the major changes required by health reform. This resource walks you through breach notification and the other privacy and security rules, so you can avoid the HITECH Act’s stiff fines.

With Employer's Guide to the Health Insurance Portability & Accountability Act you can:

  • Understand HIPAA in plain-English with analysis of HIPAA’s broad and constantly changing requirements, and its interaction with other federal and state laws
  • Remain in compliance with up-to-date notices, policies, and plan documents as new rules take effect
  • Take immediate action with all the forms, charts, sample notices, and checklists provided
  • Contact the editor with unanswered questions — a special resource for customers



Major Topics Covered

  • Limits on Pre-existing Condition Exclusions
  • Providing Certification of Prior Coverage
  • Special Enrollment Provisions
  • Nondiscrimination in Eligibility
  • Guaranteed Availability and Renewability of Coverage
  • Fraud and Abuse
  • Administrative Simplification
  • Other HIPAA Provisions



Format and Frequency

  • Two volume Manual
  • Quarterly Updates
  • Quarterly Newsletters

About Your Print Subscription

Your annual subscription includes published updates at no additional charge for the 12-month subscription period. If you have any questions about your subscription, please contact Client Services at service@blr.com or call us at 1-800-727-5257, Monday - Friday, 8am - 5pm Central Time.

Authors and Editors

Mark L. Stember is a partner with Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP in Washington, D.C. He concentrates his practice on health and welfare benefits, flexible compensation, fringe benefits, executive compensation and qualified retirement plans. Stember co-chairs the Welfare Plan Design and Funding subcommittee for the Employee Benefits Committee of the American Bar Association's section of Taxation. He is also a co-chair of the ABA Joint Committee on Employee Benefits’ Health and Welfare Benefit Plan National Institute that meets annually in Washington. Mr. Stember is contributing editor of Thompson’s Employer’s Guide to the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act.

Terry Humo, Esq., is a retired benefits consulting attorney based in Missoula, Mont. Humo is a board of directors member of the Wye River Group on HealthCare, a health care policy group in Washington, D.C. Humo formerly was a vice president and benefits consulting attorney with Sedgwick Noble Lowndes, corporate counsel with Intermountain Administrators and assistant vice president and benefits consulting attorney for Marsh, Inc. He is the author of numerous publications on health and other welfare benefits, including Thompson’s Employer's Guide to HIPAA, the Employer's Guide to Self-Insuring Health Benefits and the ERISA Health and Welfare Handbook.


Editorial Advisory Board for Employer’s Guide to the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act

Kathryn Bakich, Esq.
The Segal Company 
Washington, D.C.

Rich Glass, J.D.
Mercer Health & Benefits LLC
Dallas

Paul M. Hamburger, Esq.
Proskauer Rose LLP
Washington, D.C.

Jack B. Helitzer, Esq.
Fairfax, Va.

Joanne Hustead, Esq.
The Segal Company 
Washington, D.C.

Michael Laffey, Esq.
Laffey & Associates, P.C.
Carnegie, Pa.

Mark E. Lutes, Esq.
Epstein Becker & Green, P.C.
Washington, D.C.

Peter J. Marathas, Jr., Esq.
Proskauer Rose LLP
Boston

James R. Napoli
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Washington, D.C.

Jon A. Neiditz, Esq.
Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP
Atlanta

Adam V. Russo, Esq.
The Phia Group, LLC
Boston

Mark L. Stember, Esq.
Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP
Washington, D.C.