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How to Reduce the Risk of Government Audits of Health and Welfare Plans

OnDemand Webinar (88 minutes)

Understand the common triggers which cause an audit of a health and welfare plan and how best to avoid them.The most feared piece of mail for the administrator of a welfare plan is the notice of a government audit. Considering that regulators may impose fines and penalties upon the plan as well as assess civil penalties against plan fiduciaries, it is understandable why a government audit is not a welcomed event. This topic will discuss the most common triggers of an audit and provide concrete suggestions regarding how to minimize the risks of triggering an audit and how to minimize the risk of the audit.

Authors

Renee Lieux, McNees Wallace & Nurick LLC

Agenda

Introduction

• Plans Which Are Subject to Audit

• Agencies Which Audit

- DOL

- IRS

- Health and Human Services

Common Audit Triggers and How to Minimize Them

• Complaints

- Participants

- Referrals From Other Groups

- Litigation

• Government Filings

- Form 5500

- Form 1095-C

• Random or Government Focused

What Are the Regulators Looking for

Minimizing the Risks in an Audit

How to Reduce the Risk of a Negative Outcome