On-demand webinar

Prepare for the end of the COVID-19 emergency declarations

With the end of the government’s declared public health emergency, we’ll discuss the implications of returning to pre-COVID practices on plan administration and communications, along with the cost considerations for COVID-19 related testing and treatment.


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The Public Health Emergency (PHE) declared during the COVID-19 pandemic will end on May 11, 2023. This will change plan requirements to cover COVID-19 testing, treatment, and vaccines.

Plan sponsors will also need to prepare for the end of the National Emergency, which will eliminate the extensions permitted during the “outbreak period”, 60 days after the end of the PHE, on July 10, 2023.

Join us to learn:

  • Plan sponsor considerations resulting from the end of the PHE and National Emergency
  • Employer options regarding health plan design and the implications for costs and coverage
  • Required plan administration changes for COBRA, HIPAA special enrollment, and claims and appeals filings
  • The impact on plan participants and importance of plan communications

    We will allow time to address audience questions.

About our speakers

Kelly Conlin HORIZONTAL-2

Kelly Conlin | Kelly leads Buck’s Health practice and serves as Chief Health Actuary. She has extensive experience helping clients to design, measure, and fund active medical and life insurance plans. At the start of the pandemic, she led the development of Buck’s predictive healthcare modeler to help plan sponsors understand the cost implications of COVID-19 on their healthcare plans. With more than 23 years of employee benefits and actuarial consulting experience, she is committed to helping employers improve the health outcomes for millions of employees, plan members, and retirees.

Laurie Duchateau (2019) WEB-2

Laurie DuChateau, JD | Laurie is a Principal and leads Buck’s Compliance Consulting practice with responsibility for cross-practice compliance consulting, publications, research, and training. As an attorney with more than 25 years of experience in employee benefits law, Laurie has consulted with clients on a broad spectrum of retirement, health, and welfare plan compliance issues.


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