ECFC, the leading nonprofit organization promoting choice in benefit solutions, will hold its 42nd Annual Conference in person in Washington, D.C. from March 15-17. ECFC’s Annual Conference provides companies that are dedicated to tax-advantaged benefits with the opportunity to meet congressional members and staffers on Capitol Hill and discuss relevant legislation.
“Advocacy is an exciting and essential aspect of the work ECFC does to protect tax-advantaged benefits, and we will continue our commitment to meet with House and Senate Congressional staff members this year and every year,” said Christa Day, Executive Director at ECFC. “Our mission remains the same as it has for over four decades - to champion choice in employee benefits solutions. Coming together in Washington, D.C. brings renewed energy along with a deeper understanding of current healthcare legislation.”
In addition to Capitol Hill visits, the 42nd Annual Conference will feature congressional speakers, in-depth briefings, inside the beltway speakers, regulatory agency and technical panels. The conference kicks off with a keynote panel on the viability of healthcare and tax-advantaged plan legislation amid a divided Congress and the 2024 Presidential election.
Additional session speakers will include:
- William Sweetnam, Legislative & Technical Director, ECFC
- Karen Frost, ECFC Board Chair and Vice President, Health Solutions & Strategy at Alight Solutions
- Representatives from Mehlman Consulting
- John Hickman and Ashley Gillihan, Esq., Alston + Bird, LLP
- Key agency officials
- Nicky Brown, ACFCI, CAS, Vice President, Advocacy and Government Affairs, HealthEquity
ECFC is a leading non-profit organization dedicated to maintaining and expanding employee benefit programs on a tax-advantaged basis. ECFC represents and promotes employee benefit programs through effective lobbying and provides education and awareness to members, compensation practitioners, national opinion leaders and the general public to help advance healthcare consumerism. ECFC, which was founded in 1981 as the Employers Council on Flexible Compensation, is the single organization that focuses its efforts on preserving, protecting and defending the tax-advantaged programs currently available to working families through employer plan sponsors. For more information, visit https://ecfc.org/.
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