Laner Muchin Attorney Wesley Covert Discussed Analyzing Health Care Medication Costs at the Chicago CHRO Leadership Summit
Chicago, IL – Laner Muchin Attorney Wesley Covert served as a panelist on how to “Analyze the Health of your Health Care Medication Costs” at the Chicago CHRO Leadership Summit on Tuesday, June 5, 2018 in Chicago.
Covert’s session addressed the legal aspects of the Prescription Benefit Manager (PBM) relationship with sponsors of self-insured group health plans, including:
- Challenges facing plan sponsors in controlling prescription drug costs
- Key aspects of a PBM contract
- Fiduciary issues related to the management and control of prescription drug benefits
Covert focuses his practice on all aspects of employee benefits law, including health and welfare benefit plans, defined contribution plans, defined benefit plans, and multiemployer plans.
His practice also includes counseling clients as to compliance with various federal laws, including the Affordable Care Act, HIPAA, ERISA, the Internal Revenue Code, and the correction of qualified retirement plans through the correction programs available through the IRS and DOL.
Laner Muchin Ltd. concentrates in the representation of employers in labor relations, employment litigation, employee benefits and business immigration matters. The firm provides legal services to clients from coast to coast. For more information on our firm and our services, visit www.lanermuchin.com.