Benefitfocus One Place is the premier, annual event that brings together leading healthcare, benefits and technology experts from around the country. This three-day event is comprised of interactive workshops, exciting guest speakers, entertaining evening events and countless networking opportunities. At One Place, industry specialists share the latest in healthcare and benefits, and inspire attendees to explore new technology, strategies and tactics. One Place attendees leave the event with meaningful information about emerging trends and the tools that are helping companies create a better way to manage benefits.
Benefitfocus President and CEO Shawn Jenkins and special guests officially kicked off this year’s event with the One Place Keynote Address at the Charleston Music Hall. During the keynote address, Shawn revealed the latest advancements in the Benefitfocus Portfolio of Products and Services. He shared strategies to manage healthcare reform compliance and highlight innovative marketplace technology that incorporates defined contribution, mobile apps and social tools. Benefitfocus engineers gave live demonstrations of the tools that are creating a better way to manage benefits.
The best and brightest minds in the industry lead the general sessions, workshops and labs. One Place attendees have the opportunity to select from different conference tracks, attending those that apply to their area of interest or expertise. Topics at One Place. 2013. included:
Healthcare Reform Readiness - Prepare for Open Enrollment 2013
PPACA is the law of the land, and employers are preparing to transition benefit strategies in order to avoid the penalties that will go into effect on October 1, 2013. Understanding healthcare reform is only half the battle, and remaining compliant with legislative changes will require a comprehensive set of tools. Attend strategy sessions to learn how the latest cloud-based technology can keep you up to date and handle new complexities and compliance:
- Provide a Summary of Benefits Coverage (SBC) online that requires electronic signature from employees
- Print and Save Treasury Report in the approved format for submission that includes PPACA-required data from employers
- Deliver mandatory notifications and information about state health insurance exchanges and employee eligibility for premium subsidies via email or SMS text
- Enforce business rules to ensure you design an essential health benefits package to meet Employer Mandate requirements
- Configure automatic enrollment that will give employees the ability to opt-out online afterwards
Smarter Technology – Create a Better Way to Manage Benefits
Controlling healthcare costs is key for many organizations in light of new legislation and today’s economic conditions. Join our Informatics experts to discover how your employee benefit data can be transformed into meaningful information. See how Benefitfocus is making it easy for employers evaluate different benefit plan designs including defined contribution. You will see how Data Analytics applications identify cost drivers and predict future healthcare costs.
Private Exchange Marketplaces – Designing the Shopping Experience
With PPACA and the accelerated pace of technology as driving forces, healthcare consumerism is quickly gaining momentum. Insurance carriers are adjusting the way they do business in order to remain compliant and competitive in today’s market. View the latest marketplace technologies during sessions that will help you build an enjoyable, consumer-centric benefit shopping experience across all lines of business. You will see cloud-based quote-to-card systems and hear about proven strategies for eBilling.
Strategies for Enhancing Overall Benefits Package
Thinking outside the box will be key in creating a competitive benefits package to attract and retain top talent. Hear from guest speakers who have partnered with Benefitfocus to expand traditional benefit offerings with unique products and services, such as voluntary benefits, wellness programs and consumer-driven health plans. Gain insight into how these apps extend the value of the Benefitfocus Platform and provide employees with more choice and personalization.