October 29 Chapter Meeting

  • 29 Oct 2013
  • Breakfast in Bellevue, Luncheon in Seattle


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Health Benefit Plan Strategies for 2014

October 29 Chapter Meeting – (5th Tuesday)

1 CE has been approved by the WAOIC for this program

In September, you heard from Howard Bye-Torre of Stoel Rives regarding recent legal developments for health and welfare plans. On October 29, come hear Brent Schlosstein, Founder & Principal of TRUEbenefits, as he translates what's happening in the legal world to what Plan Sponsors should consider in the business world. In particular, Brent will focus on the ins-and-outs self-funding your health benefits, how employee benefit captives are changing the employer landscape and other effective cost mitigation strategies.


  • Pros & Cons

  • Carrier vs. a Third Party Administrator

  • Stop-Loss Buying Consortiums

  • Impact of the ACA

Employee Benefit Captives

  • What are they?

  • How they work

  • Are they for you?

Risk Mitigation:

  • That Darn Spouse

  • Dependents of Who?

  • A Prescription for Savings

Presenter Brent Schlosstein is a Founder and Principal of TRUEbenefits, one of largest, privately- held benefit consulting firms in Washington State. For the past 27 years, Brent has advised public and private employers with health and welfare strategic planning, alternative financing mechanisms, creative benefit plan structures and effective benefit plan communication. Currently, Brent is a member of the Wellness & Population Health Management Committee of the Benefit Advisors Network, the nation's premier, independent employee benefit consulting consortium. He is also President of the Lake Washington Human Resources Association (LWHRA) and is a graduate of University of Washington.

October 29 Chapter Meeting

Online registration closes October 27.
Register by phone until noon on October 28 at 206-623-8632.
No refunds after October 25.
Members must log in to get the member rate.
Meeting flyer

Bellevue Breakfast - Daniel's Broiler

Located in the Bank of America building
10500 N.E. 8th, 21st Floor, Bellevue, WA 98004

The underground parking garage is shared with the Hyatt.
Once in the garage look for the 'Bank of America' elevators.
Take garage elevator to the Bank of America lobby.
Switch to a building elevator to go to 21st floor.
Building elevators are locked until 7 AM.

7:15-7:30 AM  Sign in
7:30-7:40 AM  Breakfast is served
7:40-8:00 AM  Announcements
8:00-9:00 AM  Program

$30 Members online; $40 at the door
$40 Non-members online; $50 at the door

Seattle Luncheon - Sheraton Seattle Hotel

1400 Sixth Avenue, Seattle, WA 98101

11:15 AM-11:30 AM  Registration
11:30 AM-11:45 AM  Lunch is served
11:45 AM-12:00 PM  Announcements
12:00 PM-  1:00 PM  Program

$45 Members online; $60 at the door
$60 Non-members online; $75 at the door

Western Pension & Benefits Council • Seattle Chapter
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