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WP&BC Monthly Luncheon: Private Exchanges for Current and Retiree Populations

  • 09 May 2017
  • 11:30 AM - 1:15 PM
  • Maggiano’s 16th Street Mall


Due to low attendance, this luncheon has been cancelled.

Private Exchanges for Current and Retiree Populations

Come and learn what private exchanges are, why they were developed, how they’re used for active and retiree populations, and how they’ve evolved. This session will also explore the role and viability of private exchanges given the current legislative and regulatory landscape.

Learning Objectives

  • After attending this session, attendees will be able to:
  • Educate others, including senior leadership, about the purpose of private exchanges,
  • Navigate the application of private exchanges in the current regulatory landscape, and
  • Discuss the benefits of private exchanges.

About Our Presenter

Rebecca Brown, JD

Rebecca is a Principal in Mercer’s nationwide Health & Benefits Regulatory Resource Group (the “RRG”), which is a group of attorneys and other compliance professionals focusing on health and welfare plan compliance issues. Rebecca also leads Mercer’s West Market RRG team and Denver’s Account Manager Functional group as a member of the Denver leadership team. Rebecca provides legal, regulatory and compliance support to Mercer’s clients and health and benefits consultants in Mercer’s Mountain States region, as well as nationwide. She consults on issues for clients of all sizes on all matters of health and welfare compliance, including ERISA, the Affordable Care Act, including “Repeal and Replace” efforts, HIPAA, COBRA, tax issues and other federal laws pertaining to health and welfare plans. She also drafts plan documents and conducts compliance reviews and audits. She is a frequent speaker at Mercer and industry events. 


Rebecca has 10 years of experience in the employee benefits industry. Prior to joining Mercer in January, 2013, Rebecca worked for a local Denver law firm representing health and welfare and retirement plans of all sizes. She focused her practice on multiemployer health and welfare plans, assisting with all issues regarding day-to-day administration and also counseled extensively on Affordable Care Act compliance and other federal laws requiring plan design or compliance changes. Before moving to Denver in 2009, Rebecca worked in the Chicago office of a large, national law firm with a highly regarded employee benefits practice. There, she represented large plans of both privately held and publicly traded corporations.


University of Florida, Bachelor of Arts in Spanish, Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration

Vanderbilt University Law School, Doctor of Jurisprudence (JD)

Professional Designations and Associations:

Member of the Colorado and Illinois bars

Member of the American and Colorado Bar Associations


Please feel free to reach out to WP&BC with any questions.

Direct Questions To:

Kristen Sanchez
Chapter Administrator 

PO Box #13
Parker, CO 80134

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