Speaker: Karen Vines, Senior Account Executive& Certified PPACA Specialist at HUB International Mid-America
Summary: This presentation will provide a summary of key 2017 legislative actions surrounding the ACA. HR professionals are vital assets to the business integration of this evolving regulatory landscape while working to mitigate risks and manage costs. The focus will be to provide an understandable narrative on the current and potential future state of health care legislation and the impact to employers, employees and HR professionals.
Biography: Before joining HUB, Vines served as Vice President for a regional brokerage where her responsibilities included benefits compliance and market leadership. She established herself as a leading adviser on PPACA through her development and leadership of a formal benefits compliance practice. Her 30 year career as a Benefit professional includes 15 years in sales and management with BCBS of KS.
Vines has regularly engaged in speaking opportunities at the local, regional, and national levels due to her comprehensive understanding of the of the health care reform law and its impact on employers. Vines is a Certified PPACA Specialist.
In 2014, Vines was recognized by Business Insurance Magazine as a 2014 Women to Watch honoree and in 2015 as a Wichita Business Journal Women In Business honoree.