Seminars

Our Seminar Series begins in March and concludes in October. Seminars are hosted in both the Metro Detroit and Grand Rapids area. All seminars are free.  In many cases attendees to our seminars earn continuing education credits toward their PHR/SPHR/GPHR recertification.

The core agenda and locations for every seminar is as follows:

8:30am    Registration, Networking and FREE Breakfast
9:00am    Seminar Begins
Noon       Seminar Concludes

Calvin College, Prince Conference Center, Grand Rapids
Schoolcraft College VisTaTech Center, Livonia
Walsh College, Troy

2015 Seminar Schedule - coming soon!

2014 Seminars:

March 2014 – A Changing Landscape: Exchanges and Employer Compliance Issues

The employer-provided health care landscape has changed significantly over the past year.  This seminar focused on the recent changes in the health care market resulting from ACA and the introduction of the Exchanges.  This session also updated employers on other key compliance issues to consider such as Department of Labor Audits, Section 125 Rollovers, and the impact of the invalidation of Section 3 DOMA.  Attendees received 2.75 credits toward PHR/GPHR/SPHR recertification.

June 2014 - Southeast Michigan Mid-Market Group Benefits Survey Results

We shared the results of our eleventh annual Mid-Market Group Benefit Survey.  Topics discussed included: health plan benchmarks such as co-pays and deductibles; how Michigan employers are adapting to the requirements of Health Care Reform; how organizations are addressing Wellness; cost control concepts; and more.  Attendees received a Key Indicator Report comparing their plans to industry peers as well as entire dataset.  Attendees received 2.75 credits toward PHR/GPHR/SPHR recertification.

July/August 2014 - Looking Beyond the Status Quo: Health Care Benefit Strategies Under ACA Provisions & Reforms

As organizations approached the third and fourth quarter of 2014, we identified benefits trends and concepts to consider when developing a strategic benefits plan for 2015 and beyond. For example, how Wellness initiatives, data analytics, provider network consolidation and other factors could impact their plan. Our speakers also recapped the most recent ACA-related elements to consider in plan design and forecasting. This seminar was pertinent to both Human Resources professionals as well as Finance executives.  Attendees received 2.75 credits toward PHR/GPHR/SPHR recertification.

September/October 2014 – Compliance Catch-Up: HIPAA, Section 125 & Other Compliance Updates

The government is issuing new regulations – and changing existing ones – at a grueling pace. It is important to stay up to date on the changes and what they mean to your organization. You can count on our team to keep you abreast of the details pertaining to key areas of compliance such as HIPAA, Section 125 and ACA.  Attendees received 2.75 credits toward PHR/GPHR/SPHR recertification.

If you are interested in attending a future MMA Michigan Seminar, please contact Linda Vance, 248-822-6273.

Archived Seminars

They have developed beautiful publications and communications for us. — Hospice of Michigan