Monthly Luncheon: "Benefits and ERISA: Washington Update" presented by Gretchen Young, Senior Vice President, Health Policy for the ERISA Industry Committee

  • 21 Nov 2013
  • 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Phoenix Country Club (at 7th Street and Thomas)


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Benefits and ERISA: Washington Update
Thursday, November 21, 2013

11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Phoenix Country Club
7th Street and Thomas Road



This luncheon will review recent key legislative, regulatory and case law developments affecting employee benefit plans and discuss the possible impact of the election on benefit policy and issues.


Gretchen Young

Gretchen Youngis the Senior Vice President, Health Policy, for the ERISA Industry Committee (ERIC). She works in Washington, D.C., where her primary responsibilities include working as a registered Congressional lobbyist on federal health issues and monitoring the work of Congress and the executive agencies with respect to health benefits. Her primary focus over the past four years has been the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and the accompanying regulations.  She also has devoted considerable time and attention to employer wellness programs and the threats to them posed by the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act and the Americans with Disabilities Act.  Prior to her work at ERIC, Ms.Young covered both retirement and health issues for several large consulting firms. She has worked for over 25 years in the employee benefits field, including stints at three federal agencies that regulate ERISA plans - IRS, PBGC, and DOL.  She received her BA in government from Pomona College. 


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