Academy Webinars

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

All webinars are eligible for HRCI, SHRM and CEBS credits unless noted otherwise.


February 14, 2018 | HIPAA Privacy & Security Overview
Speaker: Stacy H. Barrow, Esq., Director of Compliance
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 to HIPAA, and what to do when there is a PHI breach. 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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Password: HIP214

February 28, 2018 | Todd Owen Models
Speakers: Todd Owen, President & CEO, Windsor Strategy Partners and John Marshall, 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.
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Password: TOM228

March 14, 2018 | Provider Sponsored Health Plans
David Konrad, Captive Director
During this educational webinar 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. Key areas of focus include how to implement a health plan that meets the needs of your community, how to deliver a health benefit strategy with a focus on preventative health, how to deploy the most effective cost containment strategies, and how to share in the risk and reward of their collaborate efforts.
Takeaway: How employers engage provider systems in 2018 utilizing little or no capital investment for turnkey insurance leadership, experience, and management with an expense load half that of traditional BUCA plans
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Password: PSP314

March 28, 2018 | Specialty Drugs
Dr. Bruce Campbell, PhD, MD, 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.
After this webinar, employers will have a better understanding of specialty drug use, the drug release schedule, and most importantly practical action steps to control costs without adversely affecting members’ health and prognosis.
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Password: SD328

April 11, 2018 | How to Prepare for a Department of Labor Welfare Plan Audit
Stacy H. Barrow, Esq., Compliance Director
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.
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Password: DOL411

April 25, 2018 | Preventive & Disease Management Strategies
Dr. Bruce Campbell, PhD, MD, 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.
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Password: DMS425

May 16, 2018 | Captives – Not Just for the Fortune 500 Anymore!
David Konrad, 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.
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Password: CAP516

May 30, 2018 | Marketing Your Culture
Glenn Smith, 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. Join Glenn Smith as he provides a deeper dive into today’s company culture and total rewards, and how to capitalize on it.
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Password: MYC530

June 13, 2018 | Affordable Care Act Update – What’s New with the ACA
Stacy H. Barrow, Esq., 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.
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Password: ACA613

June 27, 2018 | HR Technology Trends
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.
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Password: HRT627

July 11, 2018 | Telemedicine
Larry Lee, Plan Analysts / LifeLock
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.
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Password: TMD711

July 25, 2018 | IT Security in the Workforce
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.
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Password: ITS725

August 15, 2018 | Workplace Wellness Programs and Compliance with Department of Labor (DOL) and Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) Rules
Stacy H. Barrow, Esq., 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.
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Password: WWP815

August 29, 2018 | New Health Care – Actuarial
John Marshall, 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.
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Password: ACT829

September 12, 2018 | Identity Theft
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.
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Password: IDT912

September 26, 2018 | HR for 2019
Bobbi Kloss, 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.
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Password: HR926

October 17, 2018 | Introduction to Consumer Directed Healthcare and Account-Based Plans: HDHPS, HSAS, FSAS, and HRAS
Stacy H. Barrow, Esq., 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.
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Password: CDH1017

October 31, 2018 | Self-Funding Strategies
Pat Campola, 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.
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Password: SFS1031

November 14, 2018 | HR Technology Trends
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.
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Password: HRT1114

November 28, 2018 | Referenced Base Pricing
Pat Campola, Reinsurance Director
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.
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Password: RBP1128

December 19, 2018 | End of Year Compliance Update
Stacy H. Barrow, Esq., 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.
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Password: EOY1219

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