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New Educational Webinar for Human Resources Professionals Covering how the 2020 election will impact health benefits.

Press Release from MedSavvy

New Educational Webinar for Human Resources Professionals Covering how the 2020 election will impact health benefits.

Portland, Ore, January, 15, 2021— As part of its annual educational webinar series, MedSavvy announces a new webinar for Human Resources professionals in the United States to stay in-the-know on what’s being done with healthcare in the marketplace. This one-hour webinar will be presented by Cambia Health Solutions’ Federal Affairs Vice President and Director who will touch on health care issues before the Biden Administration & 117th Congress. 

HRCI and SHRM credits are in process of being approved for this webinar.

WHAT:

How the 2020 Election will Impact Health Benefits.

Current state of key health care issues plus predictions on how the new Biden Administration and Congress will handle them.

January 2021 brings a new president and a 117th U.S. Congress with slim majorities. What policy changes will be possible in this closely divided government? And how will it respond to the final actions of the 116th Congress and the Trump Administration?

This webinar will zero in on key health issues, addressing their current state and predicting the approach of the new Biden Administration and Congress.

Main Takeaways:

• Federal legislative and regulatory actions to expect in the areas of health care, privacy and technology over the next two years

• Key players and priorities of the Biden Administration

• Composition of the new Congress and leaders of committees of jurisdiction

• Exploration of health care agenda (COVID-19, ACA, health disparities, surprise billing, prescription drugs, Medicare)

• Deep dive on privacy and technology issues related to health issues (interoperability, AI, telehealth, transparency)

 

WHEN: January 21st, 2021 – 11 a.m.

HOW: Register online (https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/6202133298182834192?source=PRSHRM)

 

Presenters:

 

Ali Esquea, VP Federal Affairs, Cambia Health Solutions

Alison Esquea is Vice President, Federal Affairs for Cambia Health Solutions, a regionally based total health solutions company dedicated to transforming the way people experience health care. In her corporate leadership capacity, Alison is responsible for guiding a federal team of legislative and regulatory policy professionals, a PAC manager, and external consultants to execute on Cambia’s business objectives and strategic initiatives. During her career, Alison worked in the pharmaceutical industry as well as in two large government organizations and has served three U.S. Senators. Alison earned a bachelor’s degree in government from Shippensburg University and a master’s degree in public administration from the University of Pittsburgh, Graduate School of Public and International Affairs. 

 

Oliver Kim, Dir Federal Policy, Cambia Health Solutions

Oliver Kim is Director, Federal Affairs for Cambia Health Solutions. In this role, Oliver is supporting Cambia’s proactive federal strategy to advance the company’s business objectives with government and nongovernment audiences. During his career, Oliver served as senior legislative counsel to a U.S. Senator and as the deputy director for a U.S. Senate Special Committee. He received his bachelor’s degree in English and history from Indiana University at Bloomington, juris doctor degree from the University of Minnesota, and LLM from Georgetown University. He has presented internationally and been published in legal journals with Harvard, Rutgers, Dalhousie, Northeastern, and Southern Illinois universities. 

 

About the MedSavvy Annual Webinar Series

The annual webinar series by MedSavvy is designed to provide useful, helpful information to Human Resources professionals who are responsible for employee benefits, wellness, and cost containment. Both SHRM and HRCI credits will be available on approval. 2020 Webinar Calendar (https://blog.medsavvy.com/webinars) 

About MedSavvy

MedSavvy enables both employers and their employees to save on health plan medication costs while improving their medication options, avoiding harmful side effects, and ultimately increasing productivity while reducing absenteeism. MedSavvy is an innovative employee benefit providing online access to prescription medication costs and quality information for comparison of options, and includes a team of licensed pharmacists to keep employees in the know with relevant safety and savings alerts. MedSavvy works with your existing pharmacy benefit service and is here to support your benefit plan with a full-service engagement team. MedSavvy.com (https://medsavvy.com/employers) 

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