Fraud Prevention Institute for Employee Benefit Plans—Session Details and Handouts

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Session handouts will be available to registered attendees Wednesday, July 14, 2021 through Thursday, August 19, 2021.

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Monday, July 19

7:30 AM – 8:45 AM

01FA  Top Trends in Fraud

Kelly Richmond Pope, Ph.D., CPA Speaker
Associate Professor
DePaul University
Chicago, IL

Fraud impacts everyone, including the benefits industry. This session will look at the top trends in fraud in both the U.S. and Canada. This session will help you understand the difference between fraud, waste and abuse. Topics include:

  • What has happened with COVID-19?
  • Changes in health care/retirement (telehealth/virtual care)
  • Health care records and the cost
  • Legislation/regulation
  • Cybercrime, cryptocurrency, blockchain.

Self-report this session for 1 credit toward CEBS Compliance.

(#14—Keynote)

9:00 AM – 10:15 AM

02FPI  Strategic Planning for Fraud in Employee Benefit Plans

Christopher J. Rosetti, CFE, CFF, CPA Speaker
Chief Operating Officer
New York State Nurses Association, Pension Plan and Benefits Fund
Albany, NY

It is critical to be proactive rather than reactive when fraud occurs, and this can be challenging. So how do you tackle fraud? This session will review how to take a strategic approach to fraud, set goals and determine the most effective use of the limited resources available. Topics include:

  • Identifying risk
  • Maximizing ROI
  • Setting goals
  • Deterrence—Whistleblower and other policies
  • DOL guidance.

Self-report this session for 1 credit toward CEBS Compliance.

(#8—Fiduciary Responsibility)

10:30 AM – 11:45 AM

03FPI  Important Tools to Monitor for Fraud

Lawrence R. Beebe, CPA Co-Speaker
Partner
WithumSmith+Brown, PC
Bethesda, MD

Michael A. Ledbetter, CEBS Co-Speaker
Partner
Ledbetter Parisi LLC
Indianapolis, IN

While fraud cannot always be avoided, there are certain approaches plan administrators can take to prevent and detect fraud. Topics include:

  • Big data
  • Data analytics
  • What your vendors bring to the table
  • Audits—Dependents/departed
  • Policies and procedures
  • Contract language.

Self-report this session for 1 credit toward CEBS Compliance.

(#8—Fiduciary Responsibility)

1:15 PM – 2:30 PM

04FPI  What to Do in Case of a Breach

Justin P. Webb, CIPP/US Speaker
Attorney and Chief Information Security Officer
Godfrey & Kahn s.c.
Milwaukee, WI

(U.S.-Specific Session)

What steps do you need to take when a data breach occurs at your organization? Topics include:

  • Roles and responsibilities
  • Notification requirements
  • Filing an insurance claim
  • Dealing with ransomware
  • What to do when a vendor is breached.

Self-report this session for 1 credit toward CEBS Compliance.

(#10—General Topics)

2:45 PM – 4:00 PM

05FPI  Importance of Cyber Liability Insurance

Shaun J. Irwin, CPCU, CWCA, RPLU Speaker
President
Anderson Insurance and Investment Agency, Inc.
Minneapolis, MN

(U.S.-Specific Session)

It is critical for organizations to have cyber liability insurance, which covers your liability for a data breach. Topics include:

  • Insurance options
  • Cost and coverage
  • Filing a claim
  • DOL guidance.

Self-report this session for 1 credit toward CEBS Compliance.

(#34—Insurance)