Next Free Power lunch webinar will be held on:   Wednesday  August 8, 2018  @   12 :00 EST            (see details below)

A compelling 30 minute discussion: Genomic & Genetic Testing.

Las Vegas Conference  Sept 30 – Oct 3  2018!

Las Vegas Conference September 30-October 3 2018

Marybeth will be presenting Four Educational Sessions for CE Credits:

Marybeth will be the Opening Keynote Speaker!  Sept 30, 2018

Session I   “Building a Sustaining Benefits Strategy 101”

Session II   “Value-Based Plan Designs in Healthcare “Taking the Market by Storm”

Session III   “How Top Companies are Beating Medical Trend – Key Strategies

Sponsored by:  

Next Free Power Lunch is scheduled for:

Power Lunch:  Wednesday  August 8th    @   12:00  — 12:25 pm Eastern

Marybeth Gray
Senior Vice President, Trion Presents:

August Power Lunch Topic: 

A compelling discussion: Genomic & Genetic Testing.   We will discuss the pros and the cons of this new capability and the emerging privacy issues. 

On Wednesday, August 8th at 12pm ET, Marybeth Gray of Trion will discuss the significant advancements in genomic tests to ensure expensive specialty drugs are used effectively for patients.   With pharmacy cost soaring from 26% of total spend in 2018 to a predicted 45-50% of total spend by 2020- this is a critical management item for most employers. 

Grab your lunch and join us for this “cutting-edge and thought provoking” topic in our 30 minute free power lunch webinar with Marybeth Gray.

To Register:    Click Here To Register for the Power Lunch

JUST RELEASED!       2018   Conferences

University Conference Services, Academic sponsor; University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School

       Las Vegas –  September  30- October 3

Marybeth will be the Keynote speaker in Las Vegas!

Marybeth will be presenting at the Chicago  Connect CFO & HR Leadership Summit being held on  October 21-23, 2018

Trion a Marsh & McLennan Agency offers free educational webinar:   Our 2018 Employee Benefits Compliance Webinar Series held:        Third Thursday of Each Month | 2 p.m – 3 p.m. EST

The Trion / MMA monthly webinar series is designed to educate, inform, and provide guidance on the topics that matter to you. All sessions have been approved for 1 general recertification credit hour through the Human Resources Certification Institute (HRCI) and 1 Professional Development Credit hour through SHRM.   To register, contact Marybeth Gray :

May 17, 2018      BACK TO BASICS SERIES – FORM 5500 FILING: An overview of ERISA’s Form 5500 annual return/report and the Summary Annual Report, including proposed changes for 2019 plan years.

June 21, 2018       MIDYEAR COMPLIANCE UPDATE: A midyear update on the Affordable Care Act, new rules and regulations affecting employee benefit plans, and court cases of interest.

July 19, 2018    WELLNESS PROGRAM COMPLIANCE: A discussion of the legal aspects of wellness programs and how to implement them in compliance with DOL and EEOC rules. August 16, 2018

SURVIVING A DOL AUDIT: A discussion of the documents and plan design issues the Department of Labor looks for during a health or welfare plan audit. September 20, 2018

HIPAA PRIVACY & SECURITY TRAINING: An annual HIPAA training refresher for employees who use protected health information as part of their job duties.

October 18, 2018       ANNUAL REQUIRED NOTICES: A review of the notices and disclosures required by employer-sponsored health and welfare benefit plans, including annual notice requirements.

November 15, 2018      BACK TO BASICS – CONSUMER-BASED PLANS 101: An overview of consumer-driven plans, including their interaction with account-based plans such as FSAs, HRAs, and HSAs.

December 20, 2018       YEAR IN REVIEW AND FUTURE FORECAST: A review of the Affordable Care Act and other benefits-related guidance from 2018; discussion of what employers need to do to remain in compliance in 2019.