The ACA and the New Administration:
Changes So Far and What to Expect

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Provided by MHA Center for Education

Date & Time

Friday, May 19, 2017
10 - 11 a.m.

Register on or before Monday, May 15, to ensure delivery of instructional materials.

MHA members — $225
Nonmembers — $275

The webinar registration fee is for one phone line connection. Additional phone line connections each will be charged a registration fee. Multiple participants on the same connection is encouraged. Get more value by inviting colleagues to join you!

This webinar is being offered at a reduced registration fee to MHA-member hospitals because of a contribution from MHA Management Services Corporation.


CEOs, COOs, CFOs, administration, hospital attorneys, financial managers/accounting, human resource professionals

The following program content was provided by the speakers.


The Trump Administration and Republican Congress campaigned on repealing the Affordable Care Act. This session will look at what actions have occurred so far, what to expect and how this impacts health plans.


  • describe legislative and regulatory developments with respect to the ACA and employer-sponsored health plans
  • review status of requirements with respect to health plan coverage, benefit design and reporting for employer-sponsored health plans
  • predict potential future changes to the ACA and how they will affect employer-sponsored health plans
  • discuss the impact of changes in coverage requirements on employers and on health care systems


Tim Goodman

Tim Goodman works with employers on medical plans, retirement plans, executive compensation and a wide range of benefits. He works with a broad array of employers, with a special focus on assisting cooperatives, agribusiness companies, hospitals and health care entities, banks and financial institutions and Alaskan native corporations. Employers have him provide advice on health care reform, wellness plans and other welfare plan matters. With respect to health care reform, he advises employers on the new fees, assists them in preparing for reporting on Form 1095-C and explains the new requirements ranging from notice requirements to plan mandates. Goodman recognizes the complex nature of the rules governing retirement plans and works with employers to review operations, address errors and help employers maintain the tax-qualified status of their plans. He also advises employers on qualified and nonqualified retirement plans.

Alissa Smith

Alissa Smith represents health systems, hospitals, pharmacies, long-term care providers, home health agencies and medical practices, as well as nonprofit and municipal organizations. Her transactional practice includes contracts, leases, mergers, acquisitions and joint ventures. Smith’s regulatory practice includes the interpretation and application of state and federal fraud and abuse laws, Medicare and Medicaid rules, tax-exemption laws, HIPAA and privacy laws, EMTALA laws, licensing matters, employment laws, governmental audits and open records and open meetings matters. She also assists with corporate and health system governance issues, including the revision and negotiation of medical staff bylaws. She also assists with hospital-provider relations such as co-management arrangements, peer review investigations and medical staff fair hearings. Smith represents health care providers before the State Health Facilities Council in Certificate of Need hearings and represents hospitals in meaningful use audits. She is a partner in Dorsey’s health group.