Benefits Breakdown


Benefits Breakdown

It’s no secret, employee benefits are complicated. We’re here to break things down and help you build a roadmap for your approach to benefits. Together with our expert guests, we’ll explore complex, counterintuitive and compelling topics that give you a better understanding of the “whys” of the industry.

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‘Caring’ About Caregiving

Vanessa, Jared and Adam are joined by Population Health Consultants Kelly Polinksi and Abinue Fortingo. The team discusses caregiving and how employers can help support the different needs throughout their population. Abinue and Kelly tackle a plethora of topics including what is caregiving, the impact it has on mental health and strategies employers can adopt to help make this an ongoing discussion. The discussion also shifts into direct and indirect costs that align with absenteeism, productivity and overall benefits expense. This fastpaced discussion will make you think about your benefits program and drive new discussions in your organization. 


Post-Elections and What Comes Next for Employers in 2023 and Beyond

Jared, Vanessa and Adam are joined by the Head of Government Relations for Sun Life, James Slotnick. After the recent mid-term elections, James looks at what employers can likely expect with future legislation.  This includes many decisions at the state level, James looks at potential changes with paid leave, drug pricing and potential compliance challenges with the transparency laws. The team also explores recent legislation out of Massachusetts that applies a Loss Ratio to dental plans, that may create new discussions across the U.S.

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Vanessa Longnecker
Jared Bowcutt
Adam Compton