Liliana Salazar

2019 Speaker

Pacific Region of HUB International Limited

Liliana Salazar serves as Chief Compliance Officer for the Pacific Region of HUB International Limited. Liliana is responsible for addressing public and private employers’ health and welfare responsibilities under federal and state laws and city ordinances. She works closely with HUB’s service teams and clients to develop short- and long-term strategies that will allow clients to remain in compliance while addressing clients’ financial and human capital needs.

Liliana interacts with regulatory agencies, such as the Department of Labor, the Internal Revenue Service, the U.S. Treasury Department, the Centers of Medicare and Medicaid Services, the Department of Health and Human Services, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and state insurance departments to discuss the applicability of laws and regulations to group health plans.

Liliana possesses 22 years of experience in addressing the compliance and regulatory needs of employers and their group health plans. She actively worked with carriers and clients in ensuring their compliance with the HIPAA Privacy, Security, and HITECH Act rules, GASB 45 obligations, and, more recently, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA or ACA). Prior to joining HUB, Liliana was the National Practice Leader for the Employee Benefits Compliance Practice of Wells Fargo Insurance Services and the Vice President of Compliance for ABD Insurance Services.

Liliana is a regular speaker at national and state conferences sponsored by private and public employers, employee benefit chapters and HR associations, including ISCEBS, SHRM, CALPELRA, PELRA, NAFOA, and others. She is also a regular contributor to national and regional employee benefits publications.

Due to her contributions to employee benefits and the insurance industry in general, Liliana was the recipient of the 2013 Women to Watch Award from Business Insurance.

  • Juris Doctor – Universidad de Los Andes, Colombia
  • Member of the American Bar Association – Health Law and Joint Committee on Employee Benefits
  • Member of the California Bar Association – Health Law Chapter
  • Principal at the National Association of Health Underwriters (NAHU)

“Critical Developments Impacting Employee Benefits for 2020”

This session will discuss the most critical developments impacting employers and their benefit plans in 2020 and beyond, including IRS ACA enforcement action and how to avoid the imposition of penalties under the ACA. Attendees will learn how to prepare for ACA reporting in 2020, as well as what’s new, what’s changing and what to report on Forms 1094/1095-C.

Attendees will come to understand if they are prepared to comply with the new CA individual mandate, how the penalty will be calculated and how to identify the new CA reporting requirements applicable to employers. Lastly, attendees will learn about what is being discussed in D.C. and how those discussions impact group health plans in 2020 and beyond.