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February 2020

Building an HR Systems Strategy

February 5, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm UTC-4
Speakers:  Josh Hoover & Corrina Nation

Employers already have a benefits strategy – but the vast majority do not have an HR technology systems strategy. In this webinar, Benefit Technology Resources will review what an HR Systems Strategy is, and why it’s critically important for clients to have one.

Other topics will include:
• How to build an HR Systems Strategy & its key components
• Best practices for managing a strategy ongoing
• Real client case studies

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HIPAA Privacy & Security Overview

February 12, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm UTC-4
Speaker:  Stacy Barrow, Esq.

This webinar should be attended by employers with self-insured plans or those with fully insured plans that create, maintain, or receive PHI under HIPAA.

Join Stacy H. Barrow, Esq. for an overview of HIPAA’s Privacy and Security Rules. During this webinar, Stacy will review the different types of entities subject to HIPAA, take an in-depth look at Protected Health Information (PHI), individual rights under HIPAA, and what to do when there is a breach of PHI.

Key takeaways include:

  1. Understanding which entities and types of plans are subject to HIPAA’s Privacy rule
  2. Understanding which information is protected under HIPAA
  3. Learn the permitted uses and disclosures of PHI under HIPAA

This webinar satisfies HIPAA training requirements for members of an employer’s HIPAA workforce who handle Protected Health Information (PHI) as part of their job duties.

Note: Many employers with fully insured plans (i.e., no health FSAs or HRAs) will have limited obligations under HIPAA.


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Musculoskeletal Procedures and Costs

February 26, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm UTC-4
Speaker:  Bruce Campbell, PhD, MD

In this webinar, Bruce Campbell M.D. provides an overview of the commonest Musculoskeletal conditions, including medical and surgical treatments for them. Bruce will also address common questions and provide best practices.

Key takeaways for HR professionals include:
  1. Understanding the importance of cost variation and Place of Service;
  2. The role of Centers of Excellence in care of musculoskeletal condition treatment;
  3. How to address “experimental and non-FDA approved treatments;
  4. Out of Network providers and elective treatments;
  5. Which indicator codes and safe harbors apply to various employment situations (e.g., waiting periods, changes in cost, changes in employment status);
  6. How to address other situations, such as opt-out payments, union employees, and conditional offers of coverage to spouses

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