Date: Tuesday, October 22, 2013
Time: 2pm ET | 11am PT
The public health care exchanges officially opened for enrollment on Oct. 1, and the private exchanges have been operating for years. Looking to save money, many organizations have publically said they will move their employees over to these new exchanges.
Walgreens, The Home Depot and UPS are the latest in a series of large employers saying they are moving their work force, at least in part, to the exchange market. And more than half of employers – of all sizes – are willing to make that move if it saves them enough cash. But where do these nascent insurance marketplaces leave the broker? And what role will brokers have in a world with both private and public exchanges?
Join Benefits Selling Magazine and BenefitsPro.com for this live, interactive webcast, sponsored by Aflac, and hear from industry experts regarding what the role of the broker needs to be as these health care exchanges open.
Editor-in-chief Denis Storey has been running Benefits Selling since 2004. During his tenure, he’s overseen the successful launch of Benefits Selling Expo, half a dozen industry enewsletters and most recently BenefitsPro. He has reporting, editing, and design experience in daily, weekly and monthly publications – for both the consumer and b-to-b audiences.
Michael Galardini supports JRG Advisors by focusing on meeting the needs of employers who struggle to balance health insurance costs with coverage needs. With 10 years of experience, he helps clients by providing additional services through our Strategic Partnerships that include financial planning, human resources support, personal and business property insurance.
Michael is a 1999 graduate from Duquesne University, with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and a concentration in Management. Michael is licensed in Life, Accident and Health, and Fixed Annuities.
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