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[February 26, 2013]

FieldEddy Insurance Taps Russell Denver to Lead Employee Benefits Compliance Services

EAST LONGMEADOW, Mass. --(Business Wire)--

Recognizing that its clients may not have fully come to grips with the 1,000 pages of the new PPACA regulations, FieldEddy Insurance is offering free consulting services now to avoid problems that may arise when the law is fully implemented in 2014. The service will be available non-clients for a fee.

To manage its Employee Benefits Compliance Services as well as internal HR needs, FieldEddy Insurance has hired Russell F. Denver, Esq., as an Employee Benefits Compliance Specialist. Denver, the former president of the Affiliated Chambers of Commerce of Greater Springfield, has also practiced employment law. His experience includes negotiating the impleentation of the Massachusetts Municipal Health Insurance Reform Act with municipal public employee committees in four Western Massachusetts communities which resulted in a combined savings of more than $2 million annually.

In his new position, Mr. Denver will help clients understand the impact of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA), the Generic Information and Nondiscrimination Act (GINA) and wellness program regulations, along with other federal benefit laws that regulate or impact group health plans. He also will assist in examining ERISA, HIPPA COBRA and the Women's Heath and Cancer Rights Act, all areas that may be subject to an Employee Benefits Security Administration (EBSA) audit. EBSA is an arm of the Department of Labor. Through its new Employee Benefits Compliance Services, FieldEddy Insurance also will provide handbook development, management coaching, best practices, and updates.

A resident of East Longmeadow, Mr. Denver holds a Bachelor of Arts from Bridgewater State University and a Jurist Doctorate from Western New England University School of Law.


With more than $200 million in annual sales, FieldEddy Insurance is the leading independent insurance agency network in its market and is amongst the top ten largest agencies in Massachusetts. FieldEddy Insurance provides employee benefits plans and consulting, property casualty, business, home, and auto insurance. Representing 20 of the nation's top insurance companies, FieldEddy Insurance delivers more insurance options at the best price to its clients.

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