Workshop Legend

  • Legal, Regulatory & Fiduciary Issues
  • Plan Design & Administration
  • Employee Communication & Education
  • Evaluating & Monitoring Your Plan & Vendors
  • Investment Management & Plan Funding
  • Wellness, Disease & Case Management
  • R: Retirement | H: Healthcare
Wednesday, June 5, 2019
9:45 am - 10:45 am

Are you 100% confident in the operation and ERISA compliance of your defined contribution plan? Increasing IRS audit activity makes this issue more important than ever. This presentation highlights the most common ERISA compliance issues that can affect even the most conscientious plan sponsors. Learn what to look for, what to avoid, when to seek assistance, and how to utilize the IRS self-correction methods to fix these common errors. FOR DC/401(k) AND 403(b) PLANS. INTERMEDIATE.

Speaker:
Christian D. Hancey, J.D., Nixon Peabody LLP

Audience:
Defined contribution/401(k) plans, 403(b) plans

Level:
Intermediate

Category:
Legal, Regulatory & Fiduciary Issues

While there are many competing theories and products addressing the challenges in the current healthcare system, there has been a logical shift in healthcare to move toward a value-based approach. Value-based pricing benefits members, providers, and employers. Members spend less money to achieve better health, providers see greater patient satisfaction, and employers realize less risk while reducing overall spending. Join us for this insightful keynote where we learn how focusing on information, analytics and care management leads to efficient care—and becomes a win-win for all involved. FOR SELF-FUNDED PLANS. INTERMEDIATE.

Speaker:
Dale Lyman, Meritain Health

Audience:
Self-funded health and welfare plans

Level:
Intermediate

Category:
Plan Design & Administration

While investment advisors have long been involved in the retirement industry, the role of advisors has been far from constant. What’s changed? Should you have an advisor? Which advisor? Is your advisor staying current with an evolving industry? Does the now-defunct fiduciary rule have any impact today? Is your recordkeeping provider enough? During this session, receive answers to these questions and a clear path forward to ensure you’re staying current and positioning your plan for the future. FOR DC/401(k), DB, AND 403(b) PLANS. INTERMEDIATE.

Speaker:
Richard T. Allison, SWBC Retirement Plan Services

Audience:
Defined contribution/401(k) plans, Defined benefit plans, 403(b) plans

Level:
Intermediate

Category:
Evaluating & Monitoring Your Plan & Vendors

Employees are your greatest asset. But do they feel that way? They will if your organization’s culture and well-being programs send that message. An integrated well-being strategy that makes employees feel good—and even brag about—their employer, can significantly impact employee attraction and retention and, possibly, the business outcomes. In this session, receive insight on how to align your strategy with the needs of your employees. FOR SELF-FUNDED AND FULLY INSURED PLANS. INTERMEDIATE.

Speaker:
Kirstie K. Settas-Jones, Willis Towers Watson

Audience:
Self-funded health and welfare plans, Fully insured health and welfare plans

Level:
Intermediate

Category:
Wellness, Disease & Case Management

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

This session explores the projected impact of specialty drugs and high cost generics on employer costs in 2019. Take part in an in-depth discussion about plan design features employers should consider to help manage future drug trends, including specific strategies for more effective diabetes and opioid management. You won’t want to miss this insightful session! FOR SELF-FUNDED PLANS. BASIC.

Speakers:
Gregory I. Madsen, Innovative Rx Strategies, LLC
Michael J. Staab, J.D., Innovative Rx Strategies, LLC

Audience:
Self-funded health and welfare plans

Level:
Basic

Category:
Plan Design & Administration

How do you make your money last throughout retirement in a world of high equity valuations and low interest rates? What is “sequence of return risk” and how do you manage it? What happens when people have more assets in home equity than in financial assets? What’s the right age to claim Social Security? This presentation discusses these and other retirement challenges and offers suggestions and strategies based upon the latest academic and practitioner research. FOR DC/401(k) AND 403(b) PLANS. INTERMEDIATE.

Speaker:
Jeffrey N. Bograd, John Hancock Retirement Plan Services

Audience:
Defined contribution/401(k) plans, 403(b) plans

Level:
Intermediate

Category:
Employee Communication & Education

With target-date funds (TDFs), navigating your fiduciary responsibilities can be treacherous and tiring—but rewarding if you hit your target. A comprehensive selection process is the surest way to protect your plan participants and mitigate fiduciary risks when staring down significant retirement plan balances with extreme down-market return differences among like-dated TDFs. Attend this session to learn how to develop a best-practices approach to selection and monitoring. FOR DC/401(k) PLANS. INTERMEDIATE.

Speaker:
Michael E. Falcone, NFP

Audience:
Defined contribution/401(k) plans

Level:
Intermediate

Category:
Investment Management & Plan Funding

This session reviews the basic national health statistics and trends, the evolution of wellness programs offered by one employer, a model for corporate health and wellness strategy and the actual financial impact experienced. Also included is a discussion about incentives as well as various plan design changes, including communication and implementation techniques. FOR SELF-FUNDED AND FULLY INSURED PLANS. BASIC.

Speaker:
Sherri L. Samuels-Fuerst, R.N., Sargento Foods Inc.

Audience:
Self-funded health and welfare plans, Fully insured health and welfare plans

Level:
Basic

Category:
Wellness, Disease & Case Management

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

The success of automatic enrollment within retirement plans is accompanied by an unintended consequence: an increase in accounts left behind by former employees. The DOL has taken notice and has emphasized the importance of locating missing participants. Gain an understanding of the issues missing participants cause to plans and potential legislation that may prove to be impactful in the future. You’ll also learn more about the solutions available and how to implement best practices moving forward. FOR DC/401(k), DB, AND 403(b) PLANS. INTERMEDIATE.

Speaker:
Ryan Whittington, Millennium Trust Company

Audience:
Defined contribution/401(k) plans, Defined benefit plans, 403(b) plans

Level:
Intermediate

Category:
Legal, Regulatory & Fiduciary Issues

In the ever-changing world of healthcare, technology and member participation are vital to a successful health plan. Learn new and inventive ways to better manage your health plan and get your members more involved in their own care. FOR SELF-FUNDED PLANS. INTERMEDIATE.

Speaker:
Mike Castleberry, HealthSCOPE Benefits

Audience:
Self-funded health and welfare plans

Level:
Intermediate

Category:
Plan Design & Administration

Learn about the various programs (from high cost to no cost) that are attracting millennials and centennials to a workplace. Hear the statistics about how many companies are actually implementing such programs and, more importantly, what results they are experiencing. Leave this session with the tools you need to incorporate these programs into your total rewards strategy. FOR DC/401(k), DB, 403(b), SELF-FUNDED AND FULLY INSURED PLANS. BASIC.

Speaker:
Amber L. Gould, Newegg Inc.

Audience:
Defined contribution/401(k) plans, Defined benefit plans, 403(b) plans, Self-funded health and welfare plans, Fully insured health and welfare plans

Level:
Basic

Category:
Plan Design & Administration

This is a “how to” session on implementing an on-site health and wellness center. A benefits colleague reviews everything from determining the space needed and services to include, integrating the center with other employee benefits and understanding the legal considerations to the center’s cost and ROI. This case study highlights the benefits and risks associated with an on-site health and wellness center and provides a successful example. FOR SELF-FUNDED PLANS. BASIC.

Speaker:
Sherri L. Samuels-Fuerst, R.N., Sargento Foods Inc.

Audience:
Self-funded health and welfare plans

Level:
Basic

Category:
Wellness, Disease & Case Management

3:15 pm - 4:15 pm

Without regard to the on-again, off-again nature of the Department of Labor’s Fiduciary Rule, are you prepared should your company be called to the mat by a plaintiff’s attorney, the Department of Labor, or the Internal Revenue Service? Could you look those challengers—and your employees—in their eyes and say you’ve done your best by your participants? In this session, learn best practices that will help your fiduciaries answer these tough questions. FOR DC/401(k), DB, AND 403(b) PLANS. ADVANCED.

Speaker:
Matthew J. Eickman, J.D., Qualified Plan Advisors

Audience:
Defined contribution/401(k) plans, Defined benefit plans, 403(b) plans

Level:
Advanced

Category:
Legal, Regulatory & Fiduciary Issues

This session explores how student loan repayment programs work, including several variations in form, and discusses reasons for offering this benefit and examples of common benefit structures. In addition, the topics of taxability, plan design decisions, issues to explore with third-party administrators, a case study example, and lessons learned when implementing the benefit are addressed. FOR DC/401(k), DB, 403(b), SELF-FUNDED AND FULLY INSURED PLANS. BASIC.

Speaker:
Patricia S. Beagle, Senior Human Resources Consultant

Audience:
Defined contribution/401(k) plans, Defined benefit plans, 403(b) plans, Self-funded health and welfare plans, Fully insured health and welfare plans

Level:
Basic

Category:
Plan Design & Administration

For most companies, healthcare costs are the second largest business expense behind payroll! Learn about new, cutting-edge strategies to control costs and why top-performing companies are implementing them to maintain robust benefit packages at affordable prices. Discover key initiatives to consider and ways to beat medical trend more effectively! FOR SELF-FUNDED AND FULLY INSURED PLANS. INTERMEDIATE.

Speaker:
Marybeth Gray, Trion

Audience:
Self-funded health and welfare plans, Fully insured health and welfare plans

Level:
Intermediate

Category:
Evaluating & Monitoring Your Plan & Vendors

Gain valuable insight into how you can develop a more efficient and effective approach to managing all aspects of your pension plan. The session covers how plan sponsors can simplify decision making and more quickly implement solutions. Discover how you can help participants as they seek better outcomes, while meeting your investment and business priorities. FOR DB PLANS. INTERMEDIATE.

Speakers:
Francois Pellerin, Fidelity Investments
Jason Rahn, Fidelity Investments

Audience:
Defined benefit plans

Level:
Intermediate

Category:
Investment Management & Plan Funding

Thursday, June 6, 2019
9:45 am - 10:45 am

As a result of recent litigation and regulations, plan sponsors have a heightened awareness of their fiduciary responsibility surrounding retirement plan fees and how those fees are paid. In this session, hear about the legal requirements for allocating fees in retirement plans, the options available in the marketplace, and best practices for managing ERISA revenue credit accounts. FOR DC/401(k) AND 403(b) PLANS. INTERMEDIATE.

Speaker:
Christian D. Hancey, J.D., Nixon Peabody LLP

Audience:
Defined contribution/401(k) plans, 403(b) plans

Level:
Intermediate

Category:
Legal, Regulatory & Fiduciary Issues

The world is changing—and so is the workforce. Today’s employee expects personalization. That means data-driven offerings and benefits that are particular, maybe even peculiar, to them. You want to do right by your people and attract and retain top-tier talent—but how do you position your non-cash rewards to meet demand? Join this panel discussion on the future of plan design and optimize your benefits for the person, not the people. FOR DC/401(k), DB, 403(b), SELF-FUNDED AND FULLY INSURED PLANS. BASIC.

Speaker:
Kyle Healy, NFP

Audience:
Defined contribution/401(k) plans, Defined benefit plans, 403(b) plans, Self-funded health and welfare plans, Fully insured health and welfare plans

Level:
Basic

Category:
Plan Design & Administration

Well-designed benefit programs are critical to bringing in new talent and increasing employee loyalty, but health insurance is now the second largest business expense behind payroll. It is critical for CFOs to understand the dynamic changes occurring in the marketplace that effect current and future costs. In this workshop, learn how to analyze costs, budget projections, medical trends and various strategies to get your CFO’s support of implementing cost-saving benefit programs that meet the needs of your organization.

Speaker:
Marybeth Gray, Trion

Audience:
Self-funded health and welfare plans, Fully insured health and welfare plans

Level:
Basic

Category:
Evaluating & Monitoring Your Plan & Vendors

The Department of Labor requires plan sponsors to prudently select and monitor their plan’s qualified default investment alternative (QDIA). Many plan sponsors make this selection once and never re-visit or monitor their decision. This session discusses the key drivers for this process, how to prudently select your QDIA and how best to ensure your original selection continues to meet your plan’s needs, your fiduciary obligations and the DOL’s expectations. FOR DC/401(k) AND 403(b) PLANS. INTERMEDIATE.

Speaker:
Kevin Kaiser, SageView Advisory Group

Audience:
Defined contribution/401(k) plans, 403(b) plans

Level:
Intermediate

Category:
Investment Management & Plan Funding

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Increasingly, employers have been adding or modifying employee wellness programs in an effort to control medical cost inflation. Wellness programs can take many forms, ranging from gym memberships and yoga classes to biometric screenings and tobacco testing. Wellness programs must comply with complex and confusing regulations under numerous federal laws, including the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA), Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), and the Affordable Care Act (ACA), among others. These laws impact the design of wellness programs offered by employers, and most employers need to modify their wellness programs to comply. This session explains these legal requirements and how employers should design their wellness programs to ensure that they comply. FOR SELF-FUNDED AND FULLY INSURED PLANS. INTERMEDIATE.

Speaker:
Kate U. Saracene, J.D., Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP

Audience:
Self-funded health and welfare plans, Fully insured health and welfare plans

Level:
Intermediate

Category:
Legal, Regulatory & Fiduciary Issues

This session identifies best practices for plan sponsors to effectively and efficiently monitor their defined contribution and defined benefit plans. Learn what red flags benefit plan auditors are looking for, hear about optimal plan operations and gain insight for monitoring your plan’s investment structure. FOR DC/401(k), DB, AND 403(b) PLANS. INTERMEDIATE.

Speakers:
Kimber L. Smail-Benedict, Plante Moran
Laura Taylor, Plante Moran
Jeremy Tollas, Plante Moran

Audience:
Defined contribution/401(k) plans, Defined benefit plans, 403(b) plans

Level:
Intermediate

Category:
Legal, Regulatory & Fiduciary Issues

Are you aware of the most common pension plan pitfalls? How have you prepared for them? From funded status changes to plan administration and data quality, plan sponsors need to assess where their plan currently stands and what they need to do to successfully manage their risks. This session looks at the potential surprises lying in wait for your plan and what you can do to avoid these hidden traps. FOR DB PLANS. INTERMEDIATE.

Speakers:
Joe Anzalone, River and Mercantile Solutions
Michael S. Clark, River and Mercantile Solutions

Audience:
Defined benefit plans

Level:
Intermediate

Category:
Plan Design & Administration

This session helps plan sponsors better understand what is and is not considered a rebate by your PBM and pharmaceutical companies. Learn what you should consider asking for from your PBM when it comes to rebates. Hear about the nuances in your PBM contract regarding the payment of rebates, particularly on specialty drugs and whether rebates actually increase drug costs. Discover the impacts that point-of-sale rebates could have on your overall plan costs if you allow members to share in the rebates you receive from your PBM. Finally, find out about the changes currently being considered in Washington, D.C., including whether rebates are “on the chopping block”, and the impact on your overall prescription drug costs if the payment of rebates are eliminated. FOR SELF-FUNDED PLANS. INTERMEDIATE.

Speakers:
Gregory I. Madsen, Innovative Rx Strategies, LLC
Michael J. Staab, J.D., Innovative Rx Strategies, LLC

Audience:
Self-funded health and welfare plans

Level:
Intermediate

Category:
Plan Design & Administration

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Consumer driven healthcare continues to offer viable solutions to health plan cost containment, but the accompanying account-based plan types (HRAs, FSAs, and HSAs) have become increasingly regulated and restricted. This session examines the most popular types of account-based health plans and the key features and legal restrictions of each. The speaker also discusses the pros and cons of each type of account and addresses considerations for sustainable health plan design. FOR SELF-FUNDED AND FULLY INSURED PLANS. INTERMEDIATE.

Speaker:
Kate U. Saracene, J.D., Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP

Audience:
Self-funded health and welfare plans, Fully insured health and welfare plans

Level:
Intermediate

Category:
Legal, Regulatory & Fiduciary Issues

There are two primary levers to help participants become financially confident in retirement: plan design and participant engagement. In this workshop, learn about the latest trends in plan design and their impact on retirement readiness and how engagement can be optimized through financial wellness and personalization. FOR DC/401(k) PLANS. BASIC.

Speaker:
Kathleen N. Nordgren, John Hancock Retirement Plan Services

Audience:
Defined contribution/401(k) plans

Level:
Basic

Category:
Plan Design & Administration

For many companies, the combined expense of Total Rewards is one of the largest costs in their budget. Is your company maximizing its Total Rewards investment by communicating it effectively to your employees? In this session, learn how to come up with a plan based on best practices and fresh ideas to maximize your Total Rewards offering with effective communication. FOR SELF-FUNDED AND FULLY INSURED PLANS. INTERMEDIATE.

Speaker:
Jenny Theirl, Willis Towers Watson

Audience:
Self-funded health and welfare plans, Fully insured health and welfare plans

Level:
Intermediate

Category:
Employee Communication & Education

While most plan sponsors have taken steps to address common issues with retirement plans, the vast majority feel that more can be done. Using a case study approach, this session takes an advanced-level look at what we found in the retirement plans of this conference’s attendees, simply by reviewing publicly available information. Discover how to implement emerging industry best practices to ensure your plans are avoiding risk and operating at the most efficient level possible. FOR DC/401(k), DB AND 403(b) PLANS. ADVANCED.

Speaker:
Bradley D. Ferguson, SWBC Retirement Plan Services

Audience:
Defined contribution/401(k) plans, Defined benefit plans, 403(b) plans

Level:
Advanced

Category:
Evaluating & Monitoring Your Plan & Vendors

3:15 pm - 4:15 pm

News of a DOL audit leaves many employers quaking in their boots. What have you done to ensure your plans are in compliance? This case study workshop focuses on how to work through an on-site DOL audit (or how to avoid one!) Learn about the full cycle process, from the initial letter to the final findings statement and all the steps in between. Lessons learned by this plan sponsor may be helpful should you find yourself facing a DOL audit in the future. FOR 401(k), DB, 403(b), SELF-FUNDED AND FULLY INSURED PLANS. INTERMEDIATE.

Speaker:
Amber L. Gould, Newegg Inc.

Audience:
Defined contribution/401(k) plans, Defined benefit plans, 403(b) plans, Self-funded health and welfare plans, Fully insured health and welfare plans

Level:
Intermediate

Category:
Legal, Regulatory & Fiduciary Issues

This session is for plan sponsors who want to learn the intricacies of stop loss contracts, underwriting and risk transfer. It provides an in-depth review of stop loss “contract types”—12/12, 15/12, 12/15, 15/18, terminal liability features and stop loss contract variations that are available to plan sponsors who choose to partially self-fund their group health plan. Among the topics covered are the selection of appropriate specific and aggregate stop loss funding levels as well as the new and renewal underwriting process, including the use of stop loss lasers. Also discussed is a review of how actuaries establish COBRA rates and IBNR claim liability. Leave this session with a better understanding of the stop loss function, contract variations and how to select the appropriate stop loss funding level that helps meet your financial goals for your group health plan. FOR SELF-FUNDED PLANS. ADVANCED.

Speaker:
Dean M. Hoffman, Dean M. Hoffman, LLC

Audience:
Self-funded health and welfare plans

Level:
Advanced

Category:
Plan Design & Administration

This session examines real world problems both participants and plan sponsors face and takes a look beyond standard industry solutions to identify innovative solutions that can improve your employees’ lives, your retirement plan’s effectiveness, and your company’s productivity. FOR 401(k), DB AND 403(b) PLANS. INTERMEDIATE.

Speakers:
Scott Colangelo, Qualified Plan Advisors
Christopher T. Roper, Qualified Plan Advisors

Audience:
Defined contribution/401(k) plans, Defined benefit plans, 403(b) plans

Level:
Intermediate

Category:
Employee Communication & Education

Litigation around retirement plan fees grows more complicated every minute. Unfortunately, no two plans are the same and you can’t examine fees in a vacuum. Negotiate plan fees today to make sure they’re reasonably contained within 408(b)(2) disclosures tomorrow. This workshop provides context for fee design, demographics, services and investment opportunities to help refine your fiduciary protection process so that you’re ensuring the best deal for your employees. FOR DC/401(k) PLANS. INTERMEDIATE.

Speaker:
Michael E. Falcone, NFP

Audience:
Defined contribution/401(k) plans

Level:
Intermediate

Category:
Evaluating & Monitoring Your Plan & Vendors

Friday, June 7, 2019
9:45 am - 10:45 am

Benefit from the knowledge of a DOL insider. This workshop, conducted by a representative of EBSA, focuses on areas of plan management the DOL is currently scrutinizing and what you can to do keep your plan safely in compliance. FOR DC/401(k) AND DB PLANS. BASIC.

Speaker:
Chris Davis, Employee Benefits Security Administration, U.S. DOL

Audience:
Defined contribution/401(k) plans, Defined benefit plans

Level:
Basic

Category:
Legal, Regulatory & Fiduciary Issues

While there are many competing theories and products addressing the challenges in the current healthcare system, there has been a logical shift in healthcare to move toward a value-based approach. Value-based pricing benefits members, providers, and employers. Members spend less money to achieve better health, providers see greater patient satisfaction, and employers realize less risk while reducing overall spending. Join us for this insightful keynote where we learn how focusing on information, analytics and care management leads to efficient care—and becomes a win-win for all involved. FOR SELF-FUNDED PLANS. INTERMEDIATE.

Speaker:
Dale Lyman, Meritain Health

Audience:
Self-funded health and welfare plans

Level:
Intermediate

Category:
Plan Design & Administration

With the rise of millennials and the lessening impact of baby boomers, generational dynamics seem to be playing a larger role in all aspects of the business world. In this presentation, discover the various needs of each generation and learn how to effectively communicate with them. Then apply these communication techniques and learn how to engage the new workforce in your efforts to control healthcare costs. FOR SELF-FUNDED AND FULLY INSURED PLANS. BASIC.

Speaker:
Jill A. Kopanis, Dynamic Dies, Inc.

Audience:
Self-funded health and welfare plans, Fully insured health and welfare plans

Level:
Basic

Category:
Employee Communication & Education

Most retirement plan sponsors cringe at the prospect of going through a full RFP process for any vendor, but what if the process didn’t have to be such a chore? During this session, learn about an innovative approach to conducting RFPs for recordkeepers and advisors aimed at making the process efficient and effective. Gain a deeper understanding of a new approach to RFPs and detailed, actionable steps forward. FOR DC/401(k), DB AND 403(b) PLANS. BASIC.

Speaker:
Sara R. Matlock, SWBC Retirement Plan Services

Audience:
Defined contribution/401(k) plans, Defined benefit plans, 403(b) plans

Level:
Basic

Category:
Evaluating & Monitoring Your Plan & Vendors

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Can your M&A team uncover costly issues and compliance risks related to 401(k), health coverage (including self-funded health), perks, and other benefits? Have you encountered “surprises” after an M&A closing? Understand where to look to uncover costs and potential compliance concerns. Find benefit-related issues before the deal is signed so you can work with legal counsel to protect your organization. Know what to look for in benefits contracts in order to save costs after the closing. If you are the seller, this information can help you get your house in order before the sale. FOR DC/401(k), SELF-FUNDED AND FULLY INSURED PLANS. BASIC.

Speaker:
Patricia S. Beagle, Senior Human Resources Consultant

Audience:
Defined contribution/401(k) plans, Self-funded health and welfare plans, Fully insured health and welfare plans

Level:
Basic

Category:
Legal, Regulatory & Fiduciary Issues

Legal and regulatory pitfalls make handling employee disability requests tricky. The challenges of ADAAA administration can be handled effectively and efficiently with well-trained individuals and consistent processes for addressing employee requests related to workplace accommodations. This presentation provides straight talk and proven, practical solutions for meeting your ADAAA compliance obligations. FOR DC/401(k), DB, 403(b), SELF-FUNDED AND FULLY INSURED PLANS. INTERMEDIATE.

Speaker:
Kellee K. Grimes R.N., Mutual of Omaha Insurance Company

Audience:
Defined contribution/401(k) plans, Defined benefit plans, 403(b) plans, Self-funded health and welfare plans, Fully insured health and welfare plans

Level:
Intermediate

Category:
Legal, Regulatory & Fiduciary Issues

Have you ever received an email from an employee exclaiming, “That benefits open enrollment material was so much fun to read!”? Probably not—but in this session, hear from an HR professional that has actually received this email from an employee! Learn how to design impactful communication material that inspires employees to want to see more. From creating practical, imaginative communications and developing an effective communication strategy to meeting the illusive budget and avoiding communication missteps, join us for this fun and insightful workshop! FOR SELF-FUNDED AND FULLY INSURED PLANS. BASIC.

Speaker:
Julie M. Adamik, Benefit Nut

Audience:
Self-funded health and welfare plans, Fully insured health and welfare plans

Level:
Basic

Category:
Employee Communication & Education

Receive insight on plan design changes that employers are implementing and their views on the rapidly changing healthcare environment in the current climate of almost zero unemployment. Value-based plan designs are driving the future of healthcare strategy—replacing the Consumer Directed Health Plan (CDHP) strategy of 2016-2018! The landscape is changing—stay on top of industry trends in this session. FOR SELF-FUNDED AND FULLY INSURED PLANS. INTERMEDIATE.

Speaker:
Marybeth Gray, Trion

Audience:
Self-funded health and welfare plans, Fully insured health and welfare plans

Level:
Intermediate

Category:
Evaluating & Monitoring Your Plan & Vendors