April - Benefit Trends and Traps
Come and learn what’s new in trends for medical, dental, and
vision plans, including information about out-of-pocket maximums and
deductibles. Our speaker will also tell us more about Health Savings Account
(HSA) compliant plans. Bring your questions! Our speaker is an expert on the
Affordable Care Act (ACA) and has vast knowledge of the benefits arena.
Speaker - Linda Johnson, SPHR
Linda Johnson is a dedicated public sector and higher education
health benefits consultant with Segal and Sibson Consulting (both groups are
divisions of the Segal Group). Her clients include state, city, county
and municipal government clients as well as school district and higher
education clients in Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Montana and Colorado. In
addition to a variety of professional certification, Linda holds an
undergraduate degree in Business Administration and a Master’s Degree, which
includes an MBA emphasis in Human Resources Management and Organizational
Development. Her strengths include the ability to understand and align resources
in effective pharmacy solutions, self-funding, employee choice, HSA/HRA
consumer directed programs and integration of health and wellness throughout
plan programs, including disease management and wellness programs.
She has more than 26 years of experience and has served as both a
consultant and an employee benefits executive on the employer side within
private industry as well as the public sector. Linda is a frequent speaker on a
variety of health and employee benefits topics including the Affordable Care
When: Wednesday, April 15, 2015
7:30 a.m. Networking 8:00 to 9:00 a.m. Presentation
Where: Shilo Inn, 3105 O. B. Riley
Road, Bend, OR (541) 389-9600
Please complete the RSVP Form
Events & News
- Train the Trainer Series - starting April 8 - May 6 (5 sessions) See flyer for details.
- NHRMA Oregon Human Resource Academy is April 14 - 16, 2015 at the Embassy Suites Portland Airport. Click here for hotel reservations.
- "New System, New Updates" - HRCI has made some significant changes for re-certification. Make yourself aware! Visit here for the recorded webinar hosted by HRCI.
- Registration for the 2015 NHRMA Conference is OPEN! Pre-approved for 19.5 SHRM PDC's and 19.5 HRCI Recertifcation Credits. October 5 -7 in Portland. Details here
The HRACO Mentoring Program
Although human resource professionals have informally been mentors to others in the field for decades, formal SHRM mentoring programs across the country have had great success. We believe our members in Central Oregon can also benefit from such a program.
The Mentoring Program is still accepting applications for HR Professionals who would like to be mentored.
Find out more information by visiting the Programs page.