Pittsburgh Business Group on Health
Legislative Updates Forum

The Affordable Care Act: Where Are We Now?
Thursday, July 10, 2014
Pittsburgh Marriott City Center, One Chatham Center

Join the Pittsburgh Group on Health and learn about the latest updates on the current ACA provisions and certain remaining regulations that are expected to phase in over time.  This session will focus on:

  • IRS regulations regarding employers encouraging employees to enroll on a health care exchange
  • Special considerations relating to leased employees
  • Out-of-Pocket Maximums and related regulations

Sandra Mihok, Esq.
Chair, Employee Benefits
Eckert Seamans Cherin & Mellott, LLC
Slide presentation


A Cautionary Tale of CDHP: A Multi-stakeholder Perspective
As more employers offer Consumer-Directed Health Plans, what are some of the key considerations to keep in mind in taking this step? A panel of key stakeholders will address and discuss:

  • The pros and cons of CDHP plans
  • Short-term strategies to generate long-term impact
  • The need for key messaging and tools for communicating to employees
  • Hospitals/providers seeing a greater need to collaborate with employers as the CDHP trend grows 

Cheryl Larson 
Vice President
Midwest Business Group on Health
Slide presentation

A.J. Harper
Hospital Council of Western Pennsylvania
Slide presentation not available

Maureen Cahill
Senior Vice President Total Rewards
Highmark Health
Slide presentation

Jessica Brooks
Executive Director
Pittsburgh Business Group on Health
Slide presentation

Forum Registration
Employer Members Only Meeting:
8:00 a.m. until 9:30 a.m., continental breakfast starting at 8:00 a.m.
PBGH Employer Members register here.

Community Forum:
10:00 a.m. until 12:30 PM, registration starting at 9:30 a.m.
PBGH Associate Members and Non-members register here.


  • PBGH Employer Members: No charge
  • Primary and Secondary PBGH Associate Member Contacts: No charge
  • PBGH Associate Member Attendees: $50 per person
  • Non-member: $75 per person



For more information contact Laura Wicker at laura.wicker@pbghpa.com or 724-266-0383.


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