DETROIT, Mich., June 15, 2010 – AGIS, a full-service employee benefits brokerage agency headquartered in Birmingham, Mich. will host a no-cost informative seminar on the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) entitled, “HIPAA and the HITECH Act of 2009” on Thursday, June 24, 2010. Breakfast and registration will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 9:00 a.m., with the seminar following from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. at the Troy Community Center, located at 3179 Livernois Road in Troy.
This informative seminar will examine a wide range of issues relating to the HIPAA Privacy and Security Rules and their impact on employers who sponsor group health plans. Anyone who handles a group health plan sponsored by a company with 20 or more employees is encouraged to attend. Topics covered will include:
– HITECH Act of 2009
– HIPAA compliance deadlines and obligations
– Easy-to-use compliance tools
Mike Nixon, president of AGIS’s Michigan office, as well as Lorenna Siegrist, compliance advocate at AGIS, will serve as presenters.
This program has been approved through the Human Resource Certification Institute (HRCI) for two hours of continuing education recertification credit. For more information about certification or recertification, please visit the HRCI homepage at www.hrci.org.
For more information, or to pre-register for the event, please contact Shelby Brown at (248) 530-1600 or firstname.lastname@example.org to reserve your space.
Founded in 1978, AGIS is a full-service insurance agency, representing over 60 insurance carriers. With offices in three states, the company provides complete employee benefit programs, funding arrangements and services, including plan design, benefit analysis, Section 125 plans, employee communication and enrollment, renewal preparation, COBRA services, claims and administrative assistance, and legislative updates, as well as products and services related to property/casualty insurance. In addition to Jacksonville, AGIS has offices in Birmingham, Mich., Orlando, Tampa, Fla., and Indianapolis.
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