Feb 05, 2014

Health Law Expert to Offer Affordable Care Act Primer

Former deputy secretary of HHS will discuss the Affordable Care Act at WQA Aquatech USA 2014

WQA Aquatech 2014 Eric Hargan Health Human Service Obamacare Affordable Care Act

Business leaders attempting to navigate the complexities of the Affordable Care Act will learn a wealth of invaluable strategies from a nationally respected expert at the Water Quality Assn.’s (WQA) 2014 convention, association officials announced. Eric Hargan, the former deputy secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) will discuss the Affordable Care Act, commonly known as Obamacare, during an educational session at WQA Aquatech USA 2014. The event will be held March 18 to 21 in Orlando, Fla., with Hargan’s session, “Confused about Healthcare Reform? What Employers Need to Know,” taking place 8 to 9:50 a.m. on Thursday, March 20.

During this session, Hargan will discuss the new healthcare law, focusing on key issues that will affect companies and their employees. With this information, Hargan hopes to provide water treatment companies with viable strategies for mitigating their healthcare costs.

Topics will include:

  • An update on recent changes and delays;
  • How penalties and insurance exchanges will affect businesses;
  • Employers’ reporting requirements; and
  • What employers should be doing in 2014 to get ready for 2015.

Questions about the annual convention may be directed to WQA’s convention team at 630.505.0160 or [email protected]