Christy Abend,  Director, Product Management, ACA

Since the enactment of the Affordable Care Act in 2010, Christy Abend has been immersed in the complex regulations of the employer mandate. As Director, Product Management at Equifax Workforce Solutions, she serves as an authority on the ACA as she interprets IRS regulations and guidance, and supports both the Product Development and Operations teams for a suite of ACA solutions. Christy has 20 years experience working in Human Resources with a concentration in the health & welfare benefits and compliance arena. She has her SHRM-SCP certification as well as her GBA certification through CEBS and has become an industry leader pertaining to the Affordable Care Act.

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Since the enactment of the Affordable Care Act in 2010, Christy Abend has been immersed in the complex regulations of the employer mandate. As Director, Product Management at Equifax Workforce Solutions, she serves as an authority on the ACA as she interprets IRS regulations and guidance, and supports both the Product Development and Operations teams for a suite of ACA solutions.

Christy has 20 years experience working in Human Resources with a concentration in the health & welfare benefits and compliance arena. She has her SHRM-SCP certification as well as her GBA certification through CEBS and has become an industry leader pertaining to the Affordable Care Act.

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