Featured Event

Catch the Wave! Dive into New Employer Strategies for 2020

How are you getting ready for 2020? Have you found a strategy that lowers costs for high-cost conditions - but can also improve outcomes?  Do you suffer from wellness program fatigue and need inspiration to try something different?  What about telehealth, ACOs, urgent care and convenience clinics – do you have a plan that prevents your employees from getting caught in a tangled web of healthcare options?

New thinking on HDHPs indicates they may not be all they’re cracked up to be.  And creating a benefits strategy that caters to millennials can backfire when it comes to retaining other high-performing talent.  

These are just some of the topics we’ll cover at our 8th Annual Conference.

The year 2020 is coming fast.  Catch the wave and avoid a wipeout – our experts will show you how!

When
Thursday, June 13, 2019
7:30 am - 4:30 pm
Where
Convene Conference Center - Midtown West
117 West 46th Street
New York, NY 10036
Who Can Attend
Open to ALL
May 7
Webinar

Need Help Vetting Vendors? Find Out How Other Employers Rate Them.

If you've ever wondered how consultants and brokers research vendors, you're invited to take a look at Shortlister - an established platform with 500 vendors vetted across 78 benefits and HR categories.

Shortlister is launching a new offering tailored to employer needs, and inviting 10 NEBGH employers to pilot it for one year - free of charge. You'll be able to find out how other employers rate the vendors you use or are considering, and connect with employers across the country to share information.

When
Tuesday, May 7, 2019
10:30 am - 11:00 am
Where
Webinar (Link available following registration)
Who Can Attend
NEBGH Members - HR/Benefits Team Members Only
May 16
Vendor Fair

7th Annual Wellness Forum & Vendor Fair – Pushing the Wellbeing Envelope

Does your wellbeing strategy need some new ingredients to boost employee engagement and help foster sustained behavior change? 

Hear how employers are customizing their approaches to stress management, social support and a culture of wellness!

You'll learn:

  • How meditation and mindfulness can boost resilience
  • Why on-site oral health screenings - though often overlooked - can promote physical wellbeing
  • How employees and employers alike benefit from a "caregiving friendly" workplace
  • What it really means to build a culture of health

Don't miss our 7th Annual Wellness Forum and Vendor Fair - it's a morning of great talks, great ideas and great networking!  (Plus great prizes - bring plenty of business cards!)  

When
Thursday, May 16, 2019
8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Where
Eisenhower Conference Center
80 Beaufort Avenue
Livingston, NJ 07039
Who Can Attend
Open to ALL
June 13
Annual Health & Wellness Benefits Conference

Catch the Wave! Dive into New Employer Strategies for 2020

How are you getting ready for 2020? Have you found a strategy that lowers costs for high-cost conditions - but can also improve outcomes?  Do you suffer from wellness program fatigue and need inspiration to try something different?  What about telehealth, ACOs, urgent care and convenience clinics – do you have a plan that prevents your employees from getting caught in a tangled web of healthcare options?

New thinking on HDHPs indicates they may not be all they’re cracked up to be.  And creating a benefits strategy that caters to millennials can backfire when it comes to retaining other high-performing talent.  

These are just some of the topics we’ll cover at our 8th Annual Conference.

The year 2020 is coming fast.  Catch the wave and avoid a wipeout – our experts will show you how!

When
Thursday, June 13, 2019
7:30 am - 4:30 pm
Where
Convene Conference Center - Midtown West
117 West 46th Street
New York, NY 10036
Who Can Attend
Open to ALL
July 17
Conference

Employers and Pharma: What’s New Under the Sun

Prescription drugs can mean life-changing outcomes for patients – and soaring costs. What’s going to lessen this burden for employers and employees alike? And what can you do right now to seek relief?  Find out on July 17!

When
Wednesday, July 17, 2019
8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Where
CUNY College
365 Fifth Avenue - Baisley Powell Elebash Recital Hall and Lobby
New York, NY 10016
Who Can Attend
Open to ALL
November 15
Webinar

Save on High-Value Surgeries for Your Employees around the U.S.

[ ]  Do you manage benefits for at least 10,000 employees in the US?

[ ]  Is your workforce distributed in areas throughout the country?

[ ]  Do you want to provide high-quality outcomes while paying less for joint replacement, spine and bariatric surgeries?


If you answer “YES” to these questions, you need to consider participating in the Employers Center of Excellence Network (ECEN).

It’s a program recommended by 98% of the patients who have participated at companies like Walmart, Lowes and McKesson! 

ECEN has negotiated payment rates for high-quality surgical care for specific high-cost procedures at some of the top hospitals in the country.

Hear more about what ECEN can do for you and your employees!

When
Thursday, November 15, 2018
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Where
Webinar (Link available following registration)
Who Can Attend
NEBGH Employer Members
November 8
Annual Membership Meeting

The Individual or the Environment: What REALLY Drives Employee Population Health?

Individuals and populations are different.

So which do you target – and how – to achieve better health outcomes for your employees?

Find out what really matters when it comes to better health – both physical and mental – from one of the “World’s Most Influential Scientific Minds”!

When
Thursday, November 8, 2018
4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Where
WebMD
395 Hudson Street
New York, NY 10014
Who Can Attend
Open to All
October 29
Webinar

Tele-pharmacy and Other Pharma Innovations: How Much Do They Matter?

Pharmacy is ripe for innovation and there’s a flurry of activity in this space designed to better engage employees, improve convenience, increase adherence, and ultimately deliver better outcomes at a lower cost. 

But will these innovations deliver?

Join us as we evaluate:

  • Tele-pharmacy
  • Online tools pharmacy navigation tools
  • Remote patient monitoring solutions
  • Innovations on the horizon

When
Monday, October 29, 2018
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Where
Webinar (Link available following registration)
Who Can Attend
NEBGH Employer, Health Plan, Provider and Pharma Members
October 11
Webinar

The Case for On-demand Behavioral Health: How BuzzFeed Engaged 25% of Employees with Ginger.io

The #1 cause of stress in the US is work-related. Stressors caused by job pressure, interpersonal conflicts and a lack of work life balance costs employers up to $300 billion annually in behavioral health care and missed work. Yet, Employee Assistance Programs (EAP) go underutilized, engaging just 5% of the average workforce.  

In this webinar, hear from BuzzFeed and Ginger.io on why 88% of U.S. employers are prioritizing behavioral health programs and taking action to improve their effectiveness. Learn how BuzzFeed was able to increase access to emotional support for their workforce, improve outcomes and engage up to 25% of employees with Ginger.io.

When
Thursday, October 11, 2018
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Where
Webinar (Link available following registration)
Who Can Attend
All Employers
September 25
Breakfast Event

Controlling Healthcare Costs: New Frontiers for Employers

Few tools are left in the toolbox when it comes to controlling employer healthcare costs.

Let experts from the law firm Epstein Becker Green and health care consultancy EBG Advisors tell you about the risks and rewards of adopting some of the newest solutions. They know the healthcare industry inside and out!

You’ll learn:

  • What’s going on in Washington D.C. that will affect your benefits strategy
  • Why direct contracting is an emerging phenomenon for employers – like it or not
  • Which value-based payment bundles make sense and whom to call if you want them
  • How to choose the right flavors of primary care innovation for your employee population
When
Tuesday, September 25, 2018
8:00 am - 10:30 am
Where
The Cornell Club of New York
6 East 44th Street
New York, NY 10017
Who Can Attend
NEBGH Employer Members