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U.S. Labor Department Sponsors New York Seminar On Federal and State Health Plan Laws

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Washington, DC - The Compliance Assistance Seminar sponsored by the U. S. Department of Labor’s Employee Benefits Security Administration (EBSA) and the New York Department of Insurance, will take place in New York, New York, July 14-15, at the Millennium Broadway Hotel, 145 West 44th Street.

The New York seminar is the 25th in a series of ongoing seminars sponsored by the Labor Department under its Health Benefits Education Campaign (HBEC). The campaign helps workers and employers, especially small businesses, understand their rights and obligations under various health benefit laws. As part of the department’s HIPAA Compliance Assistance Program (H-CAP), there will be sessions covering Part 7 of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act, including HIPAA.  Panel participants will include representatives from the Labor Department’s EBSA, the New York Department of Insurance, the Internal Revenue Service, and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.  Registration is on a first come, first served basis, with only limited spaces available. Interested parties should register early by email to: Deborah A. Milne at For the agenda and registration information, visit EBSA’s Web site at or call 202.693.8660.

Upcoming seminars will be held in:

  • Louisville, Kentucky (August 4-5, 2004)

  • Anchorage, Alaska (September 14-15, 2004)

  • Portland, Maine (October 13, 2004)

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Employee Benefits Security Administration
July 6, 2004
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