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U.S. Department of Labor Offers Free Health Law Compliance Seminar December 6-7 in Denver

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Denver - A free health law compliance assistance seminar, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Employee Benefits Security Administration (EBSA) and the Colorado Division of Insurance, will take place December 6-7 in Denver at the Adam’s Mark Hotel, 1550 Court Place.

The seminar is part of the Labor Department’s Health Benefits Education Campaign, which helps workers and employers, especially small businesses, understand their rights and obligations under various health benefit laws. There will be sessions covering the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act and other federal benefits laws under Part 7 of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act. Information also will be presented on fiduciary responsibility, COBRA, Family and Medical Leave Act, health savings accounts and HIPAA privacy.

Seminar attendees will receive a copy of the booklet, “Health Benefits Coverage Under Federal Law,” and other material. The updated publication explains the health benefit laws administered by the Labor Department and adds a chart identifying all the notices group health plans are required to provide to participants and beneficiaries. A copy of the booklet is available at EBSA Web site,, or by calling the agency’s toll-free number at 1.866.444.EBSA (3272).

Panelists will include representatives from EBSA, the Labor Department’s Employment Standards Administration, Colorado Division of Insurance, the Internal Revenue Service, and the 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 e-mail at or by fax to 202.219.8141.

Visit EBSA’s Web site at for agenda and registration information or call Nancy Marchetti at 202.693.8684. Additional information about private-sector health or retirement plans can be found at EBSA’s Web site above.


HIPAA and Health Laws Compliance Assistance Seminar


December 6-7, 2006
8 a.m. to 4 p.m.


Adam's Mark Hotel
1550 Court Place
Denver, Colorado

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Contact Name: Gloria Della/Peter Hong
Phone Number: 202.693.8664/202.693.4676

Employee Benefits Security Administration
November 20, 2006
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