D. Finn Pressly focuses his practice on employee benefits compliance, with a particular focus on health and welfare plans. He has extensive experience counseling clients on issues related to plan design; summary plan descriptions; all aspects of health care reform; Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) privacy and security compliance; health care continuation (COBRA) administration; subrogation and claims reimbursement issues; wellness program design; state-law temporary disability laws; and consumer driven health care initiatives (including health savings accounts and health reimbursement arrangements).
He has counseled clients across a wide variety of industries on compliance with all areas of the Affordable Care Act, including annual reporting, plan design amendments, Section 1557 nondiscrimination, and rules for determining full-time employee status. Finn has also represented self-funded plans in Department of Labor, Employee Benefit Security Administration (EBSA) investigations and Internal Revenue Service audits. He has also provided substantive support in several ERISA litigation matters.
Finn is a regular speaker on all matters relating to health and welfare benefit plans, including ERISA fiduciary responsibility, HIPAA privacy and security, and strategies for reducing medical benefit plan expenses. He is licensed to practice in Hawaii and regularly assists large mainland clients with designing medical benefit plans that comply with both federal law and the state-mandated coverage requirements under the Hawaii Prepaid Health Care Act (PHCA).
LL.M., University of Florida, 2008
J.D., Notre Dame Law School, 2004
B.A., University of Notre Dame, 2001, cum laude
Bloomberg Tax Management Portfolios
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