ECFC Legislative & Regulatory Updates


Stay informed about policy changes and understand the latest technical and regulatory developments and how they affect your business by participating in the ECFC Legislative & Regulatory Updates. John Hickman (Alston & Bird, LLP), often joined with guest contributors, guides us through legislative updates impacting the flexible benefits industry. Each session is also recorded and made available here.

Next Call: December 12, 2017

See Participant Call-in numbers below

When: Every 2nd Tuesday of each month (with the exception of conference weeks and holidays) from 1:00-1:30 pm ET.

Format: These updates are provided in a conference call format. A reminder, along with call-in information, is sent out to members the Monday prior to the call.

Participant Call-in Number: 888-466-4587 Access Code: 5516647

ECFC Members Only

2017 Legislative Update Call Schedule

January 10
Early Action within the 115th Congress and how ACA repeal is shaping up.
Listen to the audio here.

February 14
Update on Cabinet confirmations, Intel on Repeal/Repair/Replace and Last week’s targeted fly-in and intel obtained, as well as set the stage for the March Capitol Visits.
Listen to the audio here.

April 11
Legislative Topics:—Any news on AHCA? Could be House gets called back for a vote. Odds?—Tax Reform?
Regulatory Topics:—DOL Fiduciary Rule delay
Listen to the audio here.

May 9
Topics: AHCA Passed the House!, Senate Working Group, Tax Reform
Listen to the audio here.

June 13
Topics: Hill Day Debrief, Legislative Update and Regulatory Update
Listen to the audio here.

July 11
Topics: • Legislative Update: will the Senate ever pass BCRA? • What about tax reform? • Meeting with Joint Commission on Taxation • Regulatory updates. No Legislative update in August. Will be held live in Kansas City.

September 12
Topics: • ACA Reform: Is it dead? • Tax Reform: Will it go any better than ACA Reform? • Confirmation Hearings • Regulatory Activity, including letter re substantiation relief for Hurricane areas • Hill Day 9/19/2017 • Hurricane relief guidance • Wellness program litigation Listen to the audio here.

October 10
Topics: • Is Repeal and Replace Finally Dead? • What’s this about Tax Reform? • Inclusion of the exclusion? • Transit & Parking? • 213(d)—if it goes does it impact FSAs, HRAs and HSAs? • Letters to the Big 6 • Regulatory Update
Listen to the audio here.

November 14
Topic: ALL THINGS TAX REFORM AND QSEHRAs too!
Listen to the audio here.

December 12