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Medicare and Health Plans

With a more diverse workforce, employers are receiving additional questions from employees regarding how Medicare enrollment interacts with, or otherwise affects, coverage under an employer-sponsored health benefit plan.

In this session, we will explore the interaction between group health plans and Medicare and answer many of the questions employers/plan sponsors are asking about Medicare coverage, including:

  • Does eligibility for Medicare affect group health plan coverage?
  • How does Medicare coordinate benefits with group health plans?
  • How does Medicare entitlement affect eligibility to contribute to an HSA?
  • Does Medicare entitlement allow for a corresponding mid-year change to health coverage elections?
  • How does Medicare entitlement impact eligibility for COBRA continuation coverage?
  • What are the Medicare Secondary Payer rules, and what do employers/plan sponsors need to know about them?
  • When plan participants have coverage under a group health plan and are eligible for or covered by Medicare, what are an employer/plan sponsor’s reporting and disclosure obligations?

Attend & Earn 1.0 SHRM and HRCI Credit

Presented by the Brown & Brown Regulatory & Legislative Strategy Group.


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Date & Time

August 17, 2023
11:00 am - 12:00 pm CDT