ACA Update: Reporting, Penalties, Flex Carryover, Cadillac Tax

$170 Members / $195 Future Members

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) is constantly changing, so employers need to stay informed to ensure compliance. Join us for this half-day seminar to get the latest guidance regarding employer reporting requirements and other recent ACA developments. Mary Bauman and her team from Miller Johnson law firm have received high ratings from previous seminar attendees for their extensive knowledge of this topic and their ability to explain it along with relevant examples.


  • Latest IRS guidance for 1094-C and 1095-C and expected changes for next year.
  • Tips to avoid pay-or-play penalties.
  • Recent ACA guidance, including clarification of flex carryover rules.
  • Delay regarding the Cadillac Tax and possible additional changes.

Expert Presenters:
Speaker Mary BaumanMary V. Bauman is an attorney at Miller Johnson in Grand Rapids, MI. She works with employers in establishing, amending, and terminating employee benefit plans of all types. She often plays a consulting role to help the employer strategize ways to better control plan costs and achieve human resources objectives in connection with a plan. Ms. Bauman is the chair of the firm’s employee benefits and executive compensation practice group, and health care reform team.

Speaker Catherine RischeCatherine J. Rische is an experienced employee benefits attorney specializing in health care issues and general plan administration. She has assisted client in developing benefit strategies and overseeing the development and implementation of participant and sponsor communications. Ms. Rische advises them on all applicable regulations and guidance including ERISA, HIPAA, FMLA, PPA and ACA. She has experience representing clients on matters with the IRS and DOL.

Speaker Tripp VanderWalTripp VanderWal is an associate in the employee benefit and executive compensation practice group at Miller Johnson and an active member of the health care reform team. He is also a CPA and prior to Miller Johnson was at Plante & Moran in the tax department. He is a member of the State Bar of Michigan, the Grand Rapids Bar Association, the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants.

This seminar qualifies as three (3) credits toward the Basic or Advanced Human Resource Certification Programs. This program has been approved for three (3) HR (General) recertification credit hours toward PHR, SPHR and GPHR recertification through the HR Certification Institute. This program has been approved for three (3) PDCs for the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP.