2018 Benefit Advisors Webinar Series

Our Webinar Series is Designed to Present You with the Latest Updates on Health & Welfare Compliance Strategies and Human Capital Management Trends.

All webinars have been approved for HRCI, SHRM and CEBS credits.

February

28

TODD OWEN MODELS

Speakers: Todd Owen, John Marshall, BAN Actuarial Director

Learn more on how benefit advisors can effectively and credibly model the expected impact on projected health benefit claim costs resulting from changes to a group’s benefit plan design. John and Todd will also explore modeling the expected impact on a group’s projected claim cost resulting from changes to the group itself, e.g., the impact of changes to group size and demographics as a result of a merger or an acquisition.

Register Online: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/6083445390548835074

Password: TOM228

March

14

PROVIDER SPONSORED HEALTH PLANS

Speaker: David Konrad, BAN Captive Director

David Konrad offers BAN members and their clients an overview of how mid-market employers can direct contract with local provider systems, with an emphasis on how a provider sponsored health plan removes the insurance obstacles between patient and provider, while traditional insurance products do not encourage expense reduction by providers, employers or members, this plan aligns incentives for local, quality access to care and cost savings.

Register Online: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/7336832571123274499

Password: PSP314

28

SPECIALTY DRUGS

Speaker: Bruce Campbell, BAN Medical Director

High (specialty drug costs for treating some chronic conditions can be as high as $1 million annually for a single plan member) and rising specialty drug costs have become the most important health plan cost driver for many employer groups. The entry of these drugs into the marketplace has raised important economic, health, and ethical questions for all health plans.

In this Webinar, Dr. Bruce Campbell will review:

  1. The clinical effectiveness of commonly used specialty drugs.
  2. The cost impact of these drugs, including ROI estimates and future cost projections.
  3. The FDA specialty drug approval pipeline.
  4. Ethical issues surrounding financing and use of these drugs.
  5. Current options for managing costs and ensuring appropriate use of these drugs.

Register Online: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/7270035040712690435

Password: SD328

April

11

HOW TO PREPARE FOR A DEPARTMENT OF LABOR WELFARE PLAN AUDIT

Speaker: Stacy H. Barrow, Esq., BAN Director of Compliance

During this webinar, Stacy H. Barrow, Esq., BAN Director of Compliance, will provide attendees with tips for surviving a Department of Labor (DOL) audit, background on DOL audits for group health plans, how the DOL audits, and what the DOL looks for during a group health plan audit.

Register Online: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/3875943800838078723

Password: DOL411

25

PREVENTIVE & DISEASE MANAGEMENT STRATEGIES

Speaker: Bruce Campbell, BAN Medical Director

Join Dr. Bruce Campbell for a special webinar on Preventative & Disease Management Strategies. Prevention and disease management has moved into the forefront of health as research continues to show the significant benefits of lifestyle changes on health. Register today to learn how to develop a strategy to benefit your employees.

Register Online: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/7292920275733612291

Password: DMS425

May

16

CAPTIVES – NOT JUST FOR THE FORTUNE 500 ANYMORE!

Speaker: David Konrad, BAN Captive Director

Join David Konrad as he offers HR benefit professionals and C-suite individuals a deeper dive into captives. Touted as a 201 webinar on captives, David defines what an employee benefit captive is, the differences between an EB captive and a MEWA, advantages and disadvantages, what matters the most when building a captive, and provides insight as to if all EB captives are created equal.

Register Online: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/7747268167144658947

Password: CAP516

30

MARKETING YOUR CULTURE

Speaker: Glenn Smith, BAN Marketing & Communication Director

More than ever your company culture should be aligned as a part of your overarching business strategy. Not only is company culture part of your brand, which should be an important part of your products or services, it can either be an advocate of your vision, or your opponent. Your culture should speak to your core values and your companies unique “why” customers do business with you. When your employees, culture and customers are aligned, they create a community, or bond, that becomes your greatest asset. We’ll discuss how this asset helps attract the right customers, partners, and ultimately employees to your organization, and how offering and marketing your total rewards can attract the right candidates.

Register Online: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/6273875306924882179

Password: MYC530

June

13

AFFORDABLE CARE ACT UPDATE – WHAT’S NEW WITH THE ACA

Speaker: Stacy H. Barrow, Esq., BAN Director of Compliance

Join Stacy H. Barrow, Esq., BAN’s Co-Director of Compliance, as he provides an overview of the Affordable Care Act, including top compliance issues in 2018, new legal and regulatory updates in employee benefits, and a look at recent court cases of interest.

Register Online: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/9183732829834211843

Password: ACA613

27

HR TECHNOLOGY TRENDS

Speaker: Josh Hoover, Director, Client Relations & Strategic Initiatives, Benefit Technology Resources

During this webinar Josh Hoover helps attendees become more familiar with the different trends in HR Technology and how to best utilize their current systems, along with potentially evaluate new systems.

Register Online: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/198484225296589570

Password: HRT627

July

11

TELEMEDICINE

Speaker: Larry Lee, Plan Analysts / LifeLock

“A stitch in time saves nine” is an old saw that everyone knows because it is true! Let’s apply this to MEDICAL WELLBEING”

Telehealth is good for employers and their benefit plan members. It offsets claims costs and reduces presenteeism. Success is simpler than you think. Join Larry to find out the keys to easy and effective implementation which can drive very high utilization which can save your company and your employees time, money and their health.

Register Online: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/2908105287625018882

Password: TMD711

25

IT SECURITY IN THE WORKFORCE

Speaker: Matt Jones, Chief Solutions Officer, World Synergy

IT Security can be a major issue for even some of the largest companies. Over the past few years companies like Netflix, Twitter, and Equifax have been a part of large data breaches. What can you do to protect your business, your client, and employee’s information? Join Matt Jones of World Synergy as he discusses IT Security in the Workforce and how you can get out in front of a potential threat.

Register Online: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/7794520778926784514

Password: ITS725

August

15

WORKPLACE WELLNESS PROGRAMS AND COMPLIANCE WITH DEPARTMENT OF LABOR (DOL) AND EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY COMMISSION (EEOC) RULES

Speaker: Stacy H. Barrow, Esq., BAN Director of Compliance

Join Stacy H. Barrow, Esq., BAN’s Co-Director of Compliance, as he provides an overview of the legal and regulatory guidelines for wellness programs under DOL and EEOC rules. Attendees will gain an understanding of how DOL and EEOC rules apply depending on the type of wellness program offered, how limits on rewards work depending on the types of wellness programs offered, and recent court cases of interest.

Register Online: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/462381309614225154

Password: WWP815

29

NEW HEALTH CARE – ACTUARIAL

Speaker: John Marshall, BAN Actuarial Director

When health care reform takes place, there will most likely be new mandated benefits and/or a reduction in current mandated benefits. The cost impact of these benefits changes will require an actuarial determination to assess the impact on medical plan costs and funding rates.

Register Online: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/2368423199270946562

Password: ACT829

September

12

IDENTITY THEFT

Speaker: Larry Lee, Plan Analysts / LifeLock

Identity theft is a major issue in the United States, and across the globe. Did you know Data Breach victims are 11 more times more likely to be Identity Theft Victims? No wonder smart employers are scrambling for ID Theft protection for their employees.

Register Online: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/9039797961947955971

Password: IDT912

26

HR FOR 2019

Speaker: Bobbi Kloss, BAN Director of Human Capital Management Services

Join Bobbi Kloss for a special webinar on HR for 2019. Bobbi’s webinar provides insight in developing a culture to best market your business and retain employees, regulatory updates, additional HR practices, the EEOC and the DOL. Educate yourself on how to maintain your employer of choice status, top trends in Human Capital Management (HCM), and what should you be focusing on for your workforce needs in the upcoming year.

Register Online: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/4945048434831373315

Password: HR926

October

17

INTRODUCTION TO CONSUMER DIRECTED HEALTHCARE AND ACCOUNT-BASED PLANS: HDHPS, HSAS, FSAS, AND HRAS

Speaker: Stacy H. Barrow, Esq., BAN Director of Compliance

Join BAN’s Director of Compliance, Stacy H. Barrow, Esq. for an informative webinar on Consumer Directed Healthcare and Account-Based Plans. Webinar attendees will gain an understanding on the background of Consumer Directed Healthcare, HAS eligibility and Contribution Rules, how to use HSA funds, and employer contributions to HSAs. Stacy will also discuss HRAs and FSAs under the Affordable Care Act.

Register Online: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/3499783281073537539

Password: CDH1017

31

SELF-FUNDING STRATEGIES

Speaker: Pat Campola, BAN Reinsurance Director

Join Pat Campola for a special, educational webinar on Self-Funding Strategies. Pat will provide attendees with an overview on the essentials of sales presentations, how to compete for currently self-insured groups, and servicing clients during the plan years. Pat will also offer insight on Target Markets and where the “low hanging fruit” is, along with Stop Loss policy options and what to include or avoid.

Register Online: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/6077989614138680323

Password: SFS1031

November

14

HR TECHNOLOGY TRENDS

Speaker: Josh Hoover, Director, Client Relations & Strategic Initiatives, Benefit Technology Resources

Time: 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM PST

During this webinar Josh Hoover helps attendees become more familiar with the different trends in HR Technology and how to best utilize their current systems, along with potentially evaluate new systems.

Register Online: https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/5542327347660777986

28

REFERENCED BASE PRICING

Speaker: Pat Campola, BAN Reinsurance Director

Time: 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM PST

Join Pat Campola of Windsor Strategy Partners as he provides an overview of referenced based pricing in his upcoming, informative webinar. Pat brings his management experience of over thirty years in the insurance industry to provide attendees with database sources, plan document verbiage, provider acceptance, legal resources, and the acceptance trend.

Register Online: https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/5190434143816356099

Password: RBP1128

December

19

END OF YEAR COMPLIANCE UPDATE

Speaker: Stacy H. Barrow, Esq., BAN Director of Compliance

Join Stacy H. Barrow, Esq. for the final webinar of our 2018 Educational Webinar Series as he provides and overview of all things compliance in 2018, along with a look at what to expect in 2019. Attendees will receive an update on legal and regulatory changes under the ACA in 2018, a review of other agency guidance in 2018 applicable to health and welfare plans, an update on recent court cases affecting health and welfare plans, and what to expect in 2019.

Register Online: https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/4191729040609860355

Password: EOY1219