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Danielle Horstman Capilla Joins United Benefit Advisors as New Chief Compliance Officer

Posted by: Bill Olson    February 18, 2015 at 8:00 AM

Respected Attorney and Health Care Expert an Important Addition for UBA

Indianapolis, Ind. – February 18,  2015 – United Benefit Advisors (UBA), the nation’s leading independent employee benefits advisory organization, announces that Danielle Horstman Capilla will serve as Chief Compliance Officer effective immediately and be based in the company’s Chicago office.

UBA CEO Les McPhearson said, “I am thrilled to welcome Danielle to UBA as this position within the company is very important to the Partners we serve. Her years of legal experience with a specific emphasis on health care makes her perfectly qualified to oversee all compliance initiatives and she is more than capable of addressing the complex issues of health care reform. I am looking forward to seeing her perspective on upcoming topics of interest and how they will help our Partners and their clientele thrive.”

Prior to joining UBA, Danielle was an attorney and senior writer analyst for the health law division of Wolters Kluwer Law and Business. She was also the lead editor of the Wolters Kluwer health law blog and a senior writer and analyst of the Health Reform WK-EDGE, the Health Law Daily, the Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Law Reports and the Medical Devices Reports publications. Additionally, Danielle published a number of in-depth strategic perspectives focusing on the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act's (PPACA) contraception mandate and preventive service requirements. Additional publication credits include a broad array of Medicare and Medicaid references and the CCH Law, Explanation, and Analysis of PPACA.

Danielle graduated from DePaul University College of Law with a health law certificate and she has an undergraduate degree in sociology and business from Tulane University. Furthermore, Danielle serves on DePaul University's Health Law Institute advisory board and regularly lectures at DePaul on a variety of PPACA and other health law issues.

UBA Chief Compliance Officer Danielle Horstman Capilla said, “I am incredibly honored and excited to be a part of the UBA team and I look forward to tackling compliance issues and questions in the ever-changing landscape we are surrounded by.”

As the newest employee of UBA, Danielle joins a network of employee benefits advisory firms that serve employers of all sizes across the United States, Canada, and Europe. As a combined group, UBA’s annual employee benefit revenues rank it among the top five employee benefit advisory organizations in the U.S.

About United Benefit Advisors®
United Benefit Advisors (UBA) is the nation’s leading independent employee benefits advisory organization with more than 200 offices throughout the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom. As trusted and knowledgeable advisors, UBA Partners collaborate with more than 2,000 fellow professionals to deliver expertise, thought leadership and best-in-class solutions that positively impact employers and make a real difference in the lives of their employees and families. An important product of that collaboration is the UBA Health Plan Survey – the nation’s largest employee benefits benchmarking survey. At UBA, we believe in service and genuine sharing through mutual trust. Our culture is one of honesty, transparency, and making others better. It is defined by the values of integrity, collaboration, care for others, innovation, and operational excellence. Employers, advisors and industry-related organizations interested in obtaining powerful results from the shared wisdom of our Partners should visit UBA online at www.UBAbenefits.com.

Topics: compliance, UBA, health care reform, PPACA, United Benefit Advisors, Les McPhearson, Danielle Capilla