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
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
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
August 15
Educational Dinner

Small Dinner Gathering on Population Health Management – NY

Join global physician executive Raymond Fabius, MD and other wellness leaders for dinner, drinks and a brief presentation about a practical approach for implementing population health management strategies, followed by a roundtable discussion.

Learn about what other employers are doing in a relaxed setting – great conversation, great wine and great food!

Registration is limited and on a first-come-first-served basis.

*As per the gift law in NJ practicing Allied Health Professionals can attend but cannot accept meal.
When
Wednesday, August 15, 2018
4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Where
Sparks Steak House
210 East 46th Street
New York, NY 10017
Who Can Attend
NEBGH Employer and Wellness Members
August 14
Webinar

Gig Workers and ERISA: What You Need to Know Now

The gig economy is exploding and more employers than ever are relying on independent contractors as an important part of their workforce.

Is anything new or different when it comes to pitfalls on employer-provided benefits for these gig workers?

We’ll cover:

  • Determining eligibility for employer-sponsored benefit plans
  • What independent contractor status is – and is not
  • ERISA plan status and restrictions
  • How to avoid ERISA plan status for a voluntary benefit
  • Legal consequences – enforcement, benefits claims and litigation
  • Trends in benefits for the gig economy – portable benefits, state programs and technology

…and we’ll answer your questions!

When
Tuesday, August 14, 2018
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Where
Webinar- Credentials will be sent upon confirmation of your member status
Who Can Attend
NEBGH Members
August 9
Webinar

What Does Google Know About Mental Health That You Don’t?

Google is one of many companies that have brought Mental Health First Aid at Work to its workforce.

Now you have the opportunity to get your team trained in this evidence-based approach if you are a NEBGH member company with employees based in NYC.

And through a partnership between NEBGH and Thrive NYC, you can do it free of charge! You can train 10 people, 100, 1,000 or more – at a savings of $150 per person.

Mental Health First Aid at Work is a 6-to-8-hour course that gives you and other managers in your company real tools for dealing with employees who have mental health or substance abuse issues – including those at risk for suicide.

The course trains you and your team how to:

  • Recognize signs that someone is struggling with a mental health or substance misuse challenge
  • Reach out to that struggling someone in a supportive way
  • Connect a distressed person with resources in accordance with your own company policies
When
Thursday, August 9, 2018
12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
Where
Webinar (Link available following registration)
Who Can Attend
NEBGH Members