In today’s competitive labor market, businesses
must be able to identify and implement cost-effective strategies to recruit and retain key employees. One key element of this process is the quality of the company’s benefits package; yet, with premiums increasing faster than ever, slimmer budgets, and even more regulations, designing and managing a competitive benefit plan is becoming much more difficult. Attendees of this highly informative seminar will gain the information and practical insights they need to develop and administer a cost-effective health and welfare benefits plan.
Emphasis will be placed on plans designed for mid-sized companies.
8:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.
A. Seminar Announcements
B. Current Regulatory And Practicality Framework
C. Goal For This Seminar: Practical Tips For
Retention Of Key Employees At Reasonable Costs With Ethical Conduct
9:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
II. Legal Conundrums And Aging
Issues: Tax Impacts And The
Practical Side Of ABBs (Aging Baby
9:30 a.m. - 9:40 a.m.
9:40 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.
III. The Latest Regulatory
Boogeyman: HIPAA’s Privacy Rule
10:45 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
IV. Employers And Scary Security
11:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
V. Show Them You Care: Offering
Employees A Medical Cost Savings
(Even If It’s Not Quite A Benefit
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Lunch (On Your Own)
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
VI. ERISA And Benefits: A Map
Through The Maze
2:00 p.m. - 2:50 p.m.
VII. How To Choose A Plan (Or Not)
And Manage It Well
2:50 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
3:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
VIII. From The Operational Side:
How To Effectively Handle People,
Problems And Paper
3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
IX. Long Term Employee Retention:
Employee Assistance Plans