Next Free Power lunch webinar will be held on Wednesday, April 11th    (see details below)

San Francisco  Conference  March 25-28   2018

In Partnership with the University Conference Services and Academic Sponsor; University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School;   Marybeth will be presenting 4 sessions:

Opening KeyNote Address:    Are Rising Healthcare Costs Impacting Retirement Readiness for your Employees? 

CE General Session:    How Top Preforming Companies Are Beating Medical Trend Year After Year

CE General Session:    Building a Solid Sustaining Healthcare Strategy 101

CE General Session:    Value-Based Plan Designs:  Taking the Healthcare Market by Storm – Are They Right for Your Company?

FMLA family medical

Join us on March 22 at 1:00 PM EST for a discussion on the interaction of
FMLA and employee benefit programs, including how to administer
benefits while employees are on leave.

Contact Marybeth Gray for Registration details:

Next Free Power Lunch is scheduled for:

Power Lunch:  April 11, 2018 12:00 pm — 12:25 pm Eastern

Marybeth Gray
Senior Vice President, Trion

Grab your lunch and join us online for a 25-minute webinar covering today’s hottest topics in healthcare benefits.  On Wednesday, April 11th at 12pm ET, Marybeth Gray of Trion shares a synopsis of the national benefits surveys, including Mercer’s National Survey of Employer-Sponsored Health Plans. Mercer, owned by Marsh, is a sister company of Trion and annually authors the longest running healthcare survey in the country.

Gain an understanding of:

  1. Key trends for both medical and pharmacy
  2. Top strategies other employers are using
  3. What’s coming in 2018 and beyond

Grab your lunch and join us online for a Free 20 minute webinar!

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

New Orleans –   May 6-9


Chicago –   June 10-13


       Las Vegas –  September  30- October 3

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 :

Webinar:  January 18, 2018        ACA REPORTING REQUIREMENTS: An overview of the ACA’s Applicable Large Employer and provider reporting requirements. Discussion will also include a review of Forms 1094-B, 1095-B, 1094-C, and 1095-C.

Webinar February 15, 2018        BACK TO BASICS – CAFETERIA PLANS 101: An introduction to Section 125 “cafeteria” plans and a review of the events that permit midyear election changes.

Webinar March 15, 2018    FMLA & EMPLOYEE BENEFITS: The interaction of FMLA and employee benefit programs, including how to administer benefits while employees are on leave.

April 19, 2018     SELF-INSURANCE IN A POST-ACA WORLD: A review of the basics of self-insurance and the treatment of self-insured group health plans under the ACA and ERISA.

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.