MRAA plans session on health care law at dealer conference

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The Marine Retailers Association of the Americas is hosting a special presentation today on the Affordable Care Act during the Marine Dealer Conference & Expo in Florida.

MRAA president Matt Gruhn and Jeff Englander, senior vice president and senior research analyst at GE Capital, will lead the MRAA special presentation “Caring for Your Team and Your Dealership.”

The MDCE kicked off Sunday and continues through Wednesday at the Orange County Convention Center and Rosen Centre Hotel in Orlando.

The hour-long presentation will take place at 4 p.m. in the Rosen Centre Hotel’s Junior Ballroom and will provide insights into how the health care law affects marine retailers.

It will include an update of revisions to ACA deadlines, requirements that apply to employers contained within the act and strategic considerations around ACA planning, administration and coverage.

“The employer mandate to comply with ACA will officially become law on Jan. 1, 2015, and despite the fact that more employers appear to be aware of their requirements under the law, a recent study by the Transamerica Center for Health Studies found that almost one-third reported being ‘less than satisfied’ with their level of knowledge about the law,” Gruhn said in a statement.

“This informative MDCE presentation seeks to educate dealers about what they can expect their legal responsibilities to be under the law and also provide them with the tools they need to ensure compliance.”