ERISA is a friend of mine

By Lockton Companies

Whoever said employee benefits compliance can’t be fun was pretty much exactly right … until now. The bold and modestly deranged ERISA experts from Lockton Benefit Group’s Compliance Services division throw all caution to the wind and attempt to make plain the intricacies of employee benefits while laughing through it all. Nothing in this podcast should be construed as legal advice.

  1. 1.
    Dealing with the delta: Mandating and incentivizing the COVID-19 vaccine
    25:36
  2. 2.
    Snake bit: More on the ARPA COBRA subsidies and how employers grab their tax credits
    28:17
  3. 3.
    Voluntary benefits: Walking the ERISA tightrope
    22:45
  4. 4.
    Should you be in class? Employers, employees and the nearly $3 billion Blue Cross Blue Shield class-action settlement
    25:56
  5. 5.
    Chasing Jackie Robinson: Giving minority-owned benefits brokers a chance to play
    25:18
  6. 6.
    Wellness program regulations: The rollercoaster ride from hell
    22:20
  7. 7.
    A storm is threatening: The excruciating run up to 2022
    27:42
  8. 8.
    The (COBRA) world according to ARP: Welcome to the nightmare
    26:36
  1. 9.
    Shields are down, Captain! The limits of ERISA preemption
    18:57
  2. 10.
    THAT just happened: The Georgia run-off election, shifting control of the Senate, and what it means for federal healthcare policy
    26:49
  3. 11.
    Welcome to the club: A new way around the old MEWA problem
    19:35
  4. 12.
    Eye of the tiger: The ACA again fights to survive in the U.S. Supreme Court
    17:07
  5. 13.
    Clipping coupons: Drug coupon maximization programs for employer group health plans
    17:45
  6. 14.
    Election 2020: Healthcare policy dreams and political realities
    20:17
  7. 15.
    Surprise medical bills and a new trick of the medical billing trade … follow the money
    17:49
  8. 16.
    Rainbows over ERISA: Title VII, the LGBT community and employer group health plans
    14:33
  9. 17.
    PLRs, HRAs and COLI: Raiding the lost ark of ERISA
    19:55
  10. 18.
    The convoluted chronicle of the ACA's contraception mandate
    14:24
  11. 19.
    New rules, different headaches
    33:04
  12. 20.
    Returning to work: Issues aplenty for your group medical plan
    26:29
  13. 21.
    The CARES Act: A COVID-19 tourniquet
    24:17
  14. 22.
    COVID-19 and its collision with ERISA: Who wins?
    30:47
  15. 23.
    COVID-19: The benefits implications of a pandemic in the making
    31:50
  16. 24.
    COBRA: The not so scary one
    31:39
  17. 25.
    Medicare: What you don’t know can hurt you
    19:40
  18. 26.
    The discriminating employers guide to ... discrimination
    26:52
  19. 27.
    Of snake oil and stem cells: Let the buyer beware
    27:10
  20. 28.
    Happy holidays! To America, from Congress
    12:39
  21. 29.
    The ACA employer mandate: Still hazy after all these years (part two)
    22:37
  22. 30.
    The ACA employer mandate: Still hazy after all these years (part one)
    27:50
  23. 31.
    Avoiding the ERISA check engine light: A little work now can save big headaches later
    18:50
  24. 32.
    Direct contracting: Is it a cure for your health plan costs?
    19:34
  25. 33.
    Wellness program regulations: It’s enough to make you sick
    22:44
  26. 34.
    Health reimbursement arrangements: Chaos theory in the ERISA realm
    21:19
  27. 35.
    Cross-border drug importation: Look before you leap
    18:12
  28. 36.
    ERISA is our friend and why it should be your friend, too
    20:16
  29. 37.
    The 401(k) time bomb: The high stakes race to find and correct mistakes
    25:45
  30. 38.
    I owe what? Surprise medical billing and what to do about it
    18:35
  31. 39.
    Pharmacy benefit cost: Throwing open the curtain
    19:35
  32. 40.
    Medicare for all: What's your definition of all?
    18:42
  33. 41.
    The call of the wild: Wilderness therapy and employer group health plans
    17:03
  34. 42.
    Employee benefit e-disclosure: Let's come of age
    17:27
  35. 43.
    ACA reporting: Mystery and mayhem
    18:43
  36. 44.
    The blunt truth: Employer health plans and the legalization of marijuana
    17:56
  37. 45.
    HSAs: I want to be sedated (part two)
    20:07
  38. 46.
    HSAs: I want to be sedated (part one)
    17:05
  39. 47.
    Introducing ... ERISA is a friend of mine
    2:00

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