First Healthcare Reform Center & Policy Institute Roadshow is Great Success

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ATLANTA - June 6, 2014 - PRLog -- (Washington D.C.) The first of three planned roadshows hosted by the Healthcare Reform Center & Policy Institute (HCRCPI) took place yesterday, June 3, 2014 in Washington D.C. The event designed to bring the acclaimed Certified Healthcare Reform Specialist® designation to classroom settings across the nation has a great success; with insurance agents, brokers, consultants and HR managers in attendance to learn the essentials of healthcare reform compliance.

The course was taught by James Napoli, of Constangy, Brooks, and Smith LLP and Alan Tawshunsky of the IRS, and covered a wide array of topics including:

·         The Impact of ACA Insurance Mandates on Employer-Sponsored Group Health Plans

·         Essential Health Benefits vs. Minimum Essential Coverage – How they differ and why it matters?

·         Strategically Communicating with Employees about Healthcare Reform

·         Fiduciary Fundamentals for Group Health Plans

·         The Who, What, Where and When’s of the Employer Mandate Under ACA

·         Public and Private Insurance Exchanges – What They Mean to Employers and Employees

·         ACA: Practical Considerations & Litigation Avoidance

Jonathan Edelheit, President of the Healthcare Reform Center and Policy Institute said, “It is crucial that for employers and insurance executives to stay on top of the ACA to ensure they are compliant. The knowledge you receive from this live training is the most advanced education available. Being able to learn in person, to be able to talk to the instructor face-to-face and ask questions is the proven method to learn a complex subject. For healthcare reform, the best defense is a good offense.”

“It is essential to begin considering and implementing today the policies and plan designs that are meant to assure compliance with ACA's employer mandate,” said James Napoli. “ It cannot be stressed enough how time consuming developing and implementing a strategy towards ACA is, whether you intend to pay or play.  The employer mandate delay is an excellent opportunity to  avoid the crunch. Those who wait will inevitably miss something or otherwise stumble in their compliance efforts as they attempt to address a very complex set of laws in a shortened period. Remember, an employer can be 100% ACA compliant, yet violate a host of other state and federal laws.  In order to be ready for 2015 or 2016, you should work toward compliance today. Failure to do so could lead to assessed penalties and possible litigation. Do not leave yourself or your clients subject to this risk.” One more roadshow will take place in Atlanta, GA on June 11. To register, please visit:

For more information, contact Jenny Dodson:


Phone: 561-790-1176 ext. 810

Students can also receive live certification at the upcoming Employer Healthcare & Benefits Congress, September 20-24 in Washington D.C. For more information visit:

About the Healthcare Reform Center & Policy Institute

The Health Care Reform Center and Policy Institute is a nonprofit public policy organization. Our mission is to conduct independent research to provide innovative and practical solutions for providing more affordable healthcare and insurance.

The Healthcare Reform Center and Policy Institute is run by national healthcare reform leaders and experts from both the public and private sectors. HCRCPI provides research and creates insight and education through the publication of white papers, webinars, workbooks, and toolkits with a mission to convey utmost transparency. To collaborate and work together, HCRCPI hold quarterly conference calls to discuss the Healthcare Reform law and to provide insight and guidance into new rules and regulations provided by the U.S. Government

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