With significant changes in Washington D.C. in 2021 as well as the lingering COVID-19 pandemic, employers face a number of issues in designing and administering their welfare benefit plans. In this session, we will take a look at the changes in the legal landscape impacting welfare plans that employee benefit plan advisors need to know so that they can have productive conversations with their clients about plan design and strategy.
- An understanding of 2021 legal developments from the Democratic party controlled federal government and what employers will want to keep their eyes on down the road,
- How COVID-19 has impacted plan sponsors during the pandemic and beyond
- A checklist of items for brokers and consultants to discuss with their plan advisors, clients, and/or vendors to design a well thought out (and legally compliant) welfare plan