Health Advocate, Inc. Sponsors Seminar on Health Reform

Plymouth Meeting, PA (PRWEB) June 13, 2013

Health Advocate, Inc., the nations leading independent healthcare advocacy and assistance company has announced that it is holding a seminar on health reform to help businesses comply with the new requirements as 2014 approaches.

The seminar, Health Reform Planning for 2014 will be held on June 17 at the BWI Airport Marriott in Linthicum, MD from 8:00 am to 10:00 am. The guest speakers will be Arthur Abbie Leibowitz, M.D., Executive Vice President, Chief Medical Officer and cofounder of Health Advocate and Henry A. Smith, III, a partner at the law firm of Smith & Downey and an advisor on employee benefits and executive compensation.

The goal of the seminar is to help employers understand how the new law will impact them and how they can operate and succeed in the new environment, said Dr. Leibowitz.

Participants will learn about the key components of health reform, including required mandates, high risk pools, medical loss ratio limits and insurance exchanges. Guest speakers will also explain effective approaches to wellness and preventive care requirements and discuss how to maximize technology to contain costs and ensure better health outcomes.

Details about Health Reform Planning for 2014:

Date/Time: June 17, 2013, 8:00 am to 10:00 am

Continental breakfast will be served at 7:30 am

Where: BWI Airport Marriott

1743 West Nursery Road, Linthicum, MD 21090

Cost: Free

RSVP: by June 7, 2013

Call 866.385.8033, prompt #2 or register online at

Attendees will receive a complimentary Health Reform Survival Guide.

Abbie Leibowitz, M.D.

Executive Vice President, Chief Medical Officer and Cofounder

Health Advocate, Inc.

Dr. Abbie Leibowitz is a nationally recognized leader in the healthcare industry and an authority on managed care, clinical management, quality assurance, and medical data and information systems.

Henry A. Smith, III, J.D.

Advisor, Employee Benefit and Executive Compensation Law

Partner, Smith & Downey Law Firm

Henry Smith is a partner in the Baltimore office of Smith & Downey, a national law firm. Henry advises for-profit, tax-exempt, governmental and church-related employers nationwide in all industries regarding the full range of employee benefit and executive compensation issues. He regularly advises clients on healthcare reform.

About Health Advocate

Health Advocate, Inc. is the nations leading independent healthcare advocacy and assistance company, serving 40+ million Americans through more than 10,000 client relationships, including many of the nations largest companies, by helping members personally navigate healthcare and insurance-related issues, saving time and money.

Our leading-edge solutions include EmpoweredHealth, a fully integrated program featuring a single 800#, that seamlessly combines health advocacy, wellness coaching, EAP+Work/Life and chronic care solutions. We also leverage the power of pricing transparency, personalized health communications and more to help members make more informed decisions and get more value out of the healthcare system. All supported by a powerful data analytics engine delivering improved health and financial results.

Founded in 2001 and headquartered in suburban Philadelphia, Health Advocate has received a range of awards including 2011 Workforce Management magazine Optimas Award as the Worldwide Leader in Service, 2011 InformationWeek Top Tech Innovations, named for the sixth consecutive year as one of Americas fastest growing private companies by Inc. 500, and is rated one of the Top 20 Best Places to Work by Philadelphia magazine.

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