Stamer Speaks On “Designing Legally Defensible Wellness Programs That Work Amid Changing Federal Regulations” On June 10 in Dallas

May 25, 2010

The D/FW International Society of Certified Employee Benefits Specialists invites members and other interested persons learn about  Designing Legally Defensible Wellness Programs That Work Amid Changing Federal Regulations” from Cynthia Marcotte Stamer schedule on June 10, 2010 at Haggar Clothing Co., 11511 Luna Road, Dallas TX 75234.

Changing federal regulations create new challenges, risks and opportunities for employers and health plans in designing legally defensible wellness programs that work.  Attorney and consultant Cynthia Marcotte Stamer will share:

  • An update on evolving employment-based wellness program requirements under the Affordable Care Act, GINA, ADA, HIPAA, and other core federal laws and regulations
  • What employers and health plans can and can’t do when implementing wellness programs
  • Legal “gray areas” and other risk traps for employers and health plans to watch and
  • Pointers for designing and administering these programs.

Advanced registration required. For registration fees and arrangements or other information, contact David W. West, CLU, CEBS, DFW ISCEBS Chapter Administration at (972) 744-2328 (direct), (972) 808-3174 (fax) or (E-mail).

About the Speaker

The creator of the PlayForLife™ Wellness Program, the Patient Empowerment Toolkit™ and a wide range of other practical health and benefit management tools and programs, Ms. Stamer is a highly regarded legal advisor and consultant, author and speaker, nationally and internationally recognized for her cutting edge work and leadership with employers, health plans, health care organizations, schools, civic organizations and governments on the design, implementation, administration and defend legally defensible employee and community health, injury prevention and disease management; employee and patient health education and empowerment; managed care and other health and wellness; employee benefit and human resources, insurance, education, and other programs, practices, products and policies. 

Chair of the American Bar Association (ABA) RPTE Employee Benefits and Other Compensation Group, a member of the leadership council of the ABA Joint Committee on Employee Benefits (JCEB), Past Chair of the ABA Health Law Section Managed Care & Insurance Interest Group, and Board Certified In Labor and Employment Law, Ms. Stamer has 23 plus years legal and operational experience assisting these and other clients design, implement and operate health and wellness, disease management, disability and absence management, and other related workforce, benefit and insurance, and health care programs, practices, products and technologies.

Founder and Executive Director of the Coalition for Patient Empowerment (COPE) and the Coalition for Responsible Health Policy, former member of the National Kidney Foundation of North Texas Board of Directors, past-President of the Board of the Richardson Development Center for Children, and a founding Board Member of the Alliance for Excellence, Ms. Stamer also has extensive experience designing and managing the implementation of a wide range of wellness, health promotion and other related programs in a diverse range of contexts including electronic, on site and offsite health and wellness clinics, health screening programs, occupational health, health education, disease management and other programs.

The publisher and editor of Solutions Law Press, Ms. Stamer also is a popular speaker and widely published author who regularly conducts management and other training on wellness, health benefit and a wide range of other employee benefit, human resources, health care, insurance and other topics. Her hundreds of highly regarded writings are published by the American Bar Association, Aspen Publishers, the Bureau of National Affairs (BNA), the American Health Lawyers Association, SHRM, World At Work, Government Institutes, Inc. and many others. Her insights on health and human resources concerns have been quoted in The Wall Street Journal, various publications of The Bureau of National Affairs and Aspen Publishing, the Dallas Morning News, Spencer Publications, Health Leaders, Modern Health Care, Caring for The Elderly, Business Insurance, the Dallas and Houston Business Journals and a host of other publications. She also serves in leadership positions in numerous human resources, corporate compliance, and other professional and civic organizations.

For more information about Ms. Stamer’s credentials, publications, workshops and other training, and work, contact Ms. Stamer via telephone at 469.767.8872 or via e-mail at or see

About The Sponsor

The Dallas/Ft. Worth Chapter of ISCEBS is a non-profit organization dedicated to enhancing one’s career in employee benefits.  Chapter membership is open to ISCEBS members (CEBS graduates and GBA and RPA designees), and students of the CEBS program.  Attendance at educational programs is open to everyone.  More information about the local chapter and directions to the meeting are available at     

Advanced registration required. For registration fees and arrangements or other information, contact David W. West, CLU, CEBS, DFW ISCEBS Chapter Administration at (972) 744-2328 (direct), (972) 808-3174 (fax) or (E-mail).