Patricia A. Moran, Of Counsel in the Employment, Labor & Benefits Section of Mintz, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C., is presenting at the American Health Lawyers Association’s (AHLA) Tax Issues for Health Care Organizations Conference. The conference will take place October 7-9 at the Ritz Carlton Pentagon City in Arlington, VA.
Ms. Moran’s presentation is entitled, “ACA Tax Provisions Affecting Health Care Providers as Employers.” In this session, she and her co-panelist, Thomas Barker, Co-chair of the Healthcare Practice at Foley Hoag, will provide an overview of the ACA employer mandate rules, discuss the new reporting and disclosure requirements to the IRS and to employees, and address frequently asked questions on summaries of benefits and coverage, contraceptive coverage, King v. Burwell, electronic document disclosure and more.
The AHLA’s Tax Issues for Health Care Organizations Conference narrows in on IRS regulations, exemption standards, and enforcement initiatives, key tax issues and laws on state and federal exchanges, and the ACA and tax issues. Additionally, attendees will learn about practicing before IRS Exempt Organizations and implications of EO reorganization. The faculty features representatives from the IRS and Treasury, as well as leading private practitioners who address and analyze recent developments and current initiatives and provide real-world experiences.
Ms. Moran counsels clients on a variety of employee benefits and compensation matters. Notably, she represents clients in a broad variety of health and welfare plan matters, including the Affordable Care Act’s employer and insurance mandates, Massachusetts' health care reform requirements and insurance mandates, COBRA, HIPAA, wellness, and mental health parity. Ms. Moran has represented clients in multiple audits and examinations initiated by government agencies with respect to health and welfare plan matters, including the Massachusetts Department of Unemployment Assistance (relating to Massachusetts health care reform). She works with clients in a variety of sectors, including staffing, home health, restaurant, hospitality, consulting, finance, technology and education.