Join us for a special two-part Healthcare Essentials program!
Session 1, presented by Exceillus BCBS:
Employer Plans, Resources and Programs
10:15 - 11:15 am
Jason Warchal, Wellbeing Engagement Consultant
For close to five years, Jason has worked as a wellbeing engagement consultant Excellus BCBS. In this role, he assists organizations in designing, executing and evaluating targeted workplace wellness strategies impacting employee health and engagement. Jason is certified through Wellness Councils of America (WELCOA), a nationally accredited wellness organization. Prior to working with Excellus BCBS, he has provided wellness strategy, initiatives at many Upstate New York employer groups including health systems, and assisting patients with the American Cancer Society for over 16 years.
Jason will be going over the importance of mental health and how to navigate our resources.
Susanna Smith, Small Group Sales Manager For the last nine years, Susanna has worked in the Small Group Segment of Excellus Blue Cross Blue Shield. She started as an Account Service Consultant and has been promoted to an Account Sales Consultant and Sales Manager within the last 6 years. In her current role as the manager she assists broker, small businesses and her team to manage the ins and outs of the Small Group book of Business for the East Region. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her family and friends, traveling and renovating on her 110 year old home.
Susanna will be going over what goes into determining the cost of health insurance and the resources we have to try to keep costs down.
Session 2, presented by the Lavoro Group
Medicare Basics for Employers and their Employees
11:30 am - 12:30 pm
This session will focus on Medicare and how it affects your business - for the business and for individuals, We will be reviewing the Medicare rules for an employer/employee and talking about income guidelines and penalties for not signing up in the proper windows. We will talk about the timeline of when to be thinking about this and when to be taking the steps to get signed up, and we will talk about how to choose a plan and when as well as different options. Chris will be available after to answer any individual questions that you may have or to schedule a one on one meeting.
Chris Beachner is a licensed Medicare broker with 10+years experience in the Medicare industry. Lavoro Group is contracted with all the local and national carriers in our area.