This seminar is designed for human resource and payroll professionals, business owners and managers, accountants and attorneys.
Presented by experienced professionals, this highly informative and practical seminar will provide participants with a greater understanding of the purpose and requirements of both the ADA and the new HIPAA regulations. The materials and presentations will provide practical approaches to the policies and procedures required under these statutes.
Topics to be discussed include:
• HIPAA Medical Privacy Regulations And Employers
• Family And Medical Leave Act
• Americans With Disabilities Act
• Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”) – Wage And Hour Regulations
• HIPAA Portability And Nondiscrimination Rules
8:30 a.m. - 8:40 a.m.
8:40 a.m. - 10:40 a.m.
II. HIPAA Medical Privacy Regulations And Employers
A. Understanding The Regulations
B. How The Regulations Affect Employers
C. Plan Document Amendments
D. Business Associate Agreements
E. Permitted Uses And Disclosures Of PHI
F. Effective Dates
G. Consequences Of Non-Compliance
10:40 a.m. - 10:50 a.m.
10:50 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
III. Family And Medical Leave Act
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Lunch (On Your Own)
1:00 p.m. - 1:20 p.m.
IV. Employer Obligations During FMLA Leave
A. Maintaining An Employee’s Benefits
B. Allowing An Employee To Make Cafeteria Plan Election Changes
C. Counting FMLA Leave As “Service” For Purposes Of Retirement Plans
1:20 p.m. - 2:20 p.m.
V. Americans With Disabilities Act
A. Overview And Background
B. Prohibited Forms Of Discrimination
C. Lawful Pre-Employment Inquires
D. Essential Functions Of The Job
E. Qualified Individual With Disability
F. Reasonable Accommodation
G. Undue Hardship
H. Light Duty
2:20 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
VI. Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”) – Wage And Hour Regulations
3:30 p.m. - 3:40 p.m.
3:40 p.m. - 4:10 p.m.
VII. HIPAA Portability And Nondiscrimination Rules
A. What Does “Portability” Mean?
B. How Does HIPAA Restrict Preexisting Condition Exclusions?
C. What Constitutes “Discrimination” On The Basis Of A “Health Related Factor”?
4:10 p.m. - 4:40 p.m.
VIII. Questions And Answers