|[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
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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