MEWA sponsorship has been enhanced to include Association Health Plans – This session will describe the challenges instituting these arrangements on a self-insured or insured basis. Multiple Employer Retirement Plans have also been extended to associations for ERISA compliance and reporting purposes but these arrangements will also have challenges for expansion under the Code. We will also address PEO and other outsourcing arrangements that plan sponsors enter into and exit from, including leased employee situations.
Evaluate Association Health Plans operational and legal challenges.
Identify MEP pros and cons for employers.
Identify challenges in corporate transactions with PEOs, including mergers, spin-offs and terminations.
Identify common strategies in plan design utilizing leased employees from outsourcing entities.