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February 25, 2021

2021 Forecast: New Legislation Brings COVID-19 Relief and Shines a Light on Health Plan Price Transparency



As the pandemic continues, employers are increasingly faced with compliance challenges in response to new and pending legislation. Join members of Faegre Drinker’s benefits and executive compensation group as we discuss various welfare benefits provisions in the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021 and the new provisions employers will need to navigate. Specifically, our team will explore:

  • Flexible spending accounts and COVID-19-related relief
  • Requirements to avoid surprise billing
  • Mental health parity and required comparative analyses
  • Service provider disclosures for group health plans

Questions? Please contact Mesha Hegna Goodwill or call +1 612 766 7145.

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