PPACA Compliance

Are you ready for the Affordable Care Act?

The Flagship Network is a team comprised of your local hospitals, physicians and benefits consultants.  It is a community based solution to the national challenge of runaway healthcare premiums.  The Flagship Network can assist employers in this confusing period of policy change and can rescue their benefits programs. The legal aspects are many, but the core issue is to view benefits as a compensation cost. That is the way it is in the USA…and in your home town.

 Contact the Flagship today to find out how our benefits consulting team can help ensure that your business is squared away regarding the oncoming October 2013 PPACA events.


Alicia Haff is the senior advisor regarding Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act compliance. Since 1997, Ms. Haff has provided legal counsel on general employer liability issues. Alicia is also a passionate professional speaker. Her seminars and workshops held throughout the Southwest have taught small to medium sized employers how to come into compliance with state and federal regulations and protect themselves from potential employment litigation. She is a graduate of Trinity University and the University of Texas Law School. She is also general lines licensed by the Texas Department of Insurance and PPACA certified.

Michelle D. McKinney, J.D. is available to offer insight from the perspective of both a practicing attorney and Senior Corporate Counsel of The Miers Group, LLC.  Michelle brings a unique perspective to the team because in addition to private practice, she is lead counsel for a healthcare delivery system that includes benefits consulting, population health enhancement, physician association management and access to diverse healthcare programs. Michelle is an experienced contracting professional and is also a Texas Department of Insurance licensed agent. She has competency with the evolving Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) and will be immersed with the company’s healthcare delivery assets such as the Flagship “Narrow Network”.

Michelle McKinney is an active member of the State Bar of Texas and the Dallas Bar Association. She received her Juris Doctorate from the University of Arkansas School of Law in Fayetteville, Arkansas. Prior to attending law school, Ms. McKinney received her Bachelor of Arts from Rutgers University in New Brunswick, New Jersey.  Michelle McKinney also earned Dean’s List Honors every semester and won several academic scholarships and awards throughout her undergraduate career.


Daniel Karin, M.D. is available to offer insight from the perspective of both a practicing operating suite physician and a Corporate Medical Director.  Dr. Karin is also licensed by the Texas Department of Insurance as a Life and Health Benefits Counselor. He is an officer in a benefits consulting firm and brings years of major corporate and small business benefit marketing experience to the marketplace.  Dr. Karin is also member of the Dallas Association of Health Underwriters.