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EBS Capstone’s Josie Martinez, Senior Partner and Legal Counsel Assumes the Position of Chair of United Benefits Advisors Legal and Compliance Committee

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact:

Lisa Graziano

EBS Capstone

lisa.graziano@ebscapstone.com

617-658-7130

  Newton, MA. — January 14, 2104 — EBS Capstone Senior Partner and Legal Counsel Josie Martinez assumes the role of Chair of the United Benefit Advisors (UBA) Legal and Compliance Committee. EBS Capstone is a partner firm of UBA the largest independent employee benefits organization in the country. The Committee was established to reflect the growing compliance requirements of health and welfare plans. The mission of the Legal and Compliance Committee is to provide strategic guidance on the compliance needs of UBA Partner Firms and to support UBA with identification and creation of compliance resources and outreach materials. “I am delighted to be Chair of UBA’s Legal and Compliance Committee. As the Affordable Care Act (ACA) is an ongoing concern for many businesses across the nation, it is our mission to make sure that our UBA Partner Firms are kept abreast of the ongoing changes and challenges   taking place in order to help them better inform and guide their clients through the complexities of the ACA.” said Josie Martinez. About Josie Martinez Ms. Martinez specializes in advising employers on legal and compliance matters that arise relating to ERISA, COBRA, HIPAA and other employee benefits related issues, as well as consulting on health and welfare plans. Ms. Martinez’s experience in navigating the legislative process and analysis of regulations, are a valuable resource for our clients as the complexities of Health Care Reform are being implemented over the next few years. Ms. Martinez routinely speaks on all aspects of Healthcare Reform, including the financial impact to employers, “skinny plans,” exchange coverage, Department of Labor audits, SHOP regulations, and federal and state wellness programs.  As an attorney for the past 19 years, Josie brings a breadth of experience as an advisor on risk assessment, business strategies, contract negotiations, government investigations and regulatory compliance. About EBS Capstone EBS Capstone (www.ebscapstone.com)  is a full service insurance brokerage firm offering customized solutions in employee benefits, retirement plans and all lines of property/casualty.   About United Benefit Advisors United Benefit Advisors is the nation’s leading independent employee benefits organization with more than 200 offices throughout the U.S., Canada and the U.K. Visit www.UBAbenefits.com.
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