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90-minute live streaming program
  • January 9
  • 1:00 - 2:30 pm EST

Providing Guidance for Employees in Health Care Benefits Selection

January 9

Are your employees stressed and confused by their health care benefits?

Learn ways to help employees make the health care benefit choices that are best for them by developing a communications strategy, selecting appropriate media, developing materials and conducting a successful open enrollment.

The keys to helping employees make the health care benefits selection that is best for them is having an effective communications strategy and a successful open enrollment. This topic will provide advice on developing a communications strategy, selecting media to be using, developing materials, conducting open enrollment and evaluating the process to improve it in the future. A number of examples will be provided that attendees can use in their own communication materials, to the extent they fit the circumstances.

Learning Objectives

- You will be able to discuss how to develop a communications strategy.

- You will be able to identify the media you want to use.

- You will be able to review how to develop the materials you will use.

- You will be able to describe how to conduct a successful open enrollment.

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Over 30 years and 1.4 million customers worth of experience providing continuing education. Our passion is providing you world-class training to help you succeed in business and as a professional.

Agenda

Developing a Communications Strategy
  • Fit With Benefits Strategy
  • Objectives
  • Audiences
Selecting Media
  • Written
  • Online
  • Meetings
Developing Materials
  • What Employees Need to Know
  • What Employees Need to Do
  • Timing Issues
  • Case Studies
Conducting Open Enrollment
  • Create Awareness
  • Provide Information
  • Reinforce
Evaluating Open Enrollment
  • Compare Results to Objectives
  • Conduct Survey
  • Improve Next Year's Open Enrollment
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Why Lorman?

Over 30 years and 1.4 million customers worth of experience providing continuing education. Our passion is providing you world-class training to help you succeed in business and as a professional.

Credits

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  • HR Certification Institute 1.5
     
  • This program has been approved for 1.5 recertification credit hours toward general recertification through the HR Certification Institute. For more information about certification or recertification, please visit the HR Certification Institute website at www.hrci.org.
     
  • SHRM 1.5
     
  • Lorman Education Services is recognized by SHRM to offer Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for the SHRM-CPSM or SHRM-SCPSM. This program is valid for 1.5 PDC(s) for the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP. For more information about certification or recertification, please visit www.shrmcertification.org.
     
  • CPE 1.8 including Personnel/HR 1.8
     
  • Lorman Education Services is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its web site: https://www.nasbaregistry.org/cpas/complaints. For more information regarding administrative policies such as complaint and refund, please contact our offices at 866-352-9539. CPE Credit: Maximum Credit Hours: 1.8 each session (based on a 50 minute credit hour). You must attend at least 50 minutes to obtain credit. Field of Study: Personnel/HR for 1.8 hours. Prerequisite: basic knowledge of employee benefits. Level of Knowledge: Intermediate. Teaching Method: Seminar/Lecture. Advance Preparation: None. Delivery Method: Group Internet Based. Please refer to the information in this brochure for outline, course content and objectives. Upon completion of this course, you will receive a certificate of attendance. Final approval of a course for CPE credit belongs with each state's regulatory board. Please note: In order to receive CPE credit for this course you MUST use the streaming audio option, as well as enable and complete the required progress checks.
     
  • Lorman Business Center, Inc. is a registered provider for CPA CPE through the State Education Department of New York, Sponsor number: 000640. The following course will carry the subject area of Advisory Services for 1.5 hours.
     
  • Lorman Business Center, Inc. has registered with the Texas State Board of Public Accountancy as a CPE Sponsor. This registration does not constitute an endorsement by the Board as to the quality of our CPE Program. This program qualifies for 1.8 hours of continuing professional education.
     

Who should attend?

This live webinar is designed for benefits and human resource managers, presidents, vice presidents, CFOs, controllers, business owners and managers, insurance professionals, payroll professionals.

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Faculty

John C. Garner, CEBS, CLU, CFCI, CMC, GBA, RPA

John C. Garner, CEBS, CLU, CFCI, CMC, GBA, RPA

Bolton & Company

  • Chief compliance officer for Bolton & Company, one of the 100 largest insurance brokers in the country
  • Specializes in group life, health and disability benefits
  • Wrote the Health Insurance Answer Book, edited Self-Funding Health Benefit Plans, co-wrote the Medical/Disability Claims Handbook and wrote dozens of articles, including an award-winning article in the Journal of Financial Service Professionals on using HRAs and HSAs to control health care costs
  • National Legislative and Government Affairs advisor for the Disability Management Employer Coalition
  • Past president of the Western Claim Conference and the Los Angeles Chapter of the International Society of Certified Employee Benefit Specialists (ISCEBS), Employee Benefit Planning Association of Southern California and the Los Angeles Life and Accident Claim Association
  • Past member of the Governing Council of the ISCEBS and a past chair of the CEBS committee of the International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans, the committee with academic oversight of the CEBS program
  • Graduate, Occidental College
  • Can be contacted at 626-535-1446 and [email protected]
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Product ID: 401349
Published 2018
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