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Negotiating Health Benefits 101
Monday 06/29/2020 01:30 PM - 03:00 PM Add to calendar
| Competencies: Business Acumen, Critical Evaluation, HR Expertise
Workplace Application:
Knowledgeable HR professionals can build health benefit plans that attract and retain employees while managing costs. 

As a CFO, CHRO and licensed benefits broker, Steve Watson knows each side of the conversation when it comes to creating benefits plans because he knows what's important to each party.  In this session, Steve shares his passion for finding a better way to set up benefits plans with creative solutions that fight against the rigged system that most employers have to wade through.  Learn how to bend the cost-curve without providing inferior health coverage, as well as the four core components to successfully negotiate benefits so that your company can get the right care for the right price.

Learning Objectives:

  • Learn what is driving up medical premiums.
  • Learn how broker compensation works and how it can influence (for better or worse) the health plans that are being presented to you.
  • Learn the basics of fully-insured and self-insured plans and what makes sense for each company.
  • Learn about innovative ways that companies are cutting costs while improving the quality of health benefits.
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Steve Watson, Founder #TrendBreakers | CFO | CHRO,