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Spilman & Commercial Insurance Help Businesses Understand the ACA
August 15, 2013
Charleston, W.Va. — Spilman Thomas & Battle, PLLC (Spilman) and Commercial Insurance Services of West Virginia (Commercial Insurance) announced that more than 200 West Virginia business leaders gathered yesterday and today for their co-hosted seminar, Dealing with the ACA: Practical Guidance for Business Leaders. The goal of the seminar was to provide business leaders with recommended steps to prepare for upcoming Affordable Care Act (ACA) requirements.

“The recent delay of the ACA Pay-or-Play mandate has added complexity to already complicated requirements,” said Eric E. Kinder, Spilman’s lead attorney on ACA matters. “Despite the delay, companies still need to prepare because the federal government is likely to require full compliance January 1, 2015.”

Paul S. White, executive vice president of Commercial Insurance’s Benefits Division, added, “We are delighted to be partnering with Spilman on this subject. The ACA is a critical part of our clients’ futures, and we wanted to help folks prepare for serious decisions as they move forward.”

Legal and insurance leaders tapped into their professional knowledge and experience to bring clarity to the burdensome and extensive ACA legislation. Their in-depth presentations covered insurance, government regulations, taxes, employment law, human resources and corporate governance issues, as related to the ACA.
About Spilman Thomas & Battle, PLLC
Spilman Thomas & Battle is a full-service law firm with more than 140 attorneys. Founded in 1864, Spilman has offices in Charleston, Morgantown and Wheeling, W.Va.; Harrisburg and Pittsburgh, Pa.; Winston-Salem, N.C.; and Roanoke, Va.

About Commercial Insurance Services of West Virginia
Commercial Insurance offers coverage placement and consulting services for commercial, employee benefits, workers’ compensation, energy, risk management, claims management, personal insurance, specialty insurance and senior insurance to customers from offices in Charleston and Morgantown, W.Va. For more information please visit

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