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    Health Care Reform & Employers

    Date: January 11, 2017, 7:30am
    UW Oshkosh Alumni Welcome and Conference Center
    $20.00 Members / $30.00 Non Members / Free to Student Members / $5.00 Student Non Members
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    "Health Care Reform & Employers"

    Wednesday, January 11, 2017

    Location: UW Oshkosh Alumni Welcome and Conference Center

    7:30 a.m. – 8:00 a.m.     Registration / Networking – Breakfast Included

    8:00 a.m.                      Announcements

    8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.     Program

    Pending approval for 1.5 general credits toward PHR/SPHR

    Recertification from the

    Human Resource Certification Institute

    SHRM PDC(s): 1.5 (pending)  

    Oshkosh Area SHRM is recognized by SHRM to offer Professional

    Development Credits (PDCs) for SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP.


    Presentation Description:

    Do you need help understanding the Affordable Care Act?  Valley Insurance Associates, Inc. Account Executives, Dave Brand and John Swanson, delve into this law and how it is impacting employers in the state of Wisconsin.  Included in their presentation is an overview of public health insurance exchanges and qualified health plans, employer responsibilities, and an explanation of fees and/or penalties employers may be subjected to under the law.  The presentation also includes an in-depth look at required 6055, 6056, and ERISA reporting.


    Dave Brand

    Helping You Achieve Your Goals

    As an Employee Benefits Account Executive at Valley Insurance Associates, Inc., Dave Brand has established himself as a leader in the employee benefits industry.  He has worked with dozens of employers to evaluate their employee benefit programs and help them find solutions that attract the best employees and reduce their costs.  Dave is extremely knowledgeable in the Affordable Care Act and works with his clients to keep them updated on legislative and compliance issues.  From ERISA Compliance to ACA reporting, Dave has the knowledge and experience to help your business achieve its’ employee benefits goals and more.

    Experience Counts

    Dave Brand has many years of experience in the insurance industry, including over 15 years as an Account Executive with Valley Insurance Associates, Inc.  Dave’s extensive background in employee benefits gives him an advantage over others in the industry.  Over the years, he has helped many Wisconsin employers develop cost effective and rewarding employee benefit programs, and he continues to do so today.

    In Dave’s Words

    “Providing accurate information through education is a key component to managing benefit plan dollars.  It is my role as an employee benefits advisor to educate my clients and their employees, so they can make informed decisions about their employee benefit program.”

    John Swanson

    The Three C’s

    With over 30 years of experience to stand on, John Swanson has earned a reputation for focusing on the three C’s - Clients, Creativity and Cost-Effectiveness.  As an Employee Benefits Account Executive at Valley Insurance Associates, Inc., he guides his benefits clients to insurance solutions tailored just for them.  John specializes in group employee benefits and helps employers identify creative and cost-effective insurance solutions for:

    • Fully-insured or self-funded coverage
    • Health, life, dental, and disability coverage
    • Voluntary or worksite marketing insurance benefits
    • ACA Reporting and Compliance

    Experience Counts

    John began his career in the insurance industry in 1982 after earning a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance, with an emphasis in accounting and insurance, from U.W. Whitewater.  Since then, he has put his experience and training to work to help employers in Wisconsin develop and implement financial solutions that meet their benefit needs.  John is also a member of the Wisconsin Health Underwriters Association and the National Health Underwriters Association.

    In John’s Words

    “I am a life-long Wisconsin resident and call the Fox Cities home for myself and my family.  I enjoy helping Wisconsin employers of all sizes find the right benefit solutions for their business and their employees.”


    $20.00 Members / $30.00 Non Members / Free to Student Members / $5.00 Student Non Members


    Cancellations are accepted up to two (2) days before the program.  Substitutions are allowed.  If you RSVP and fail to show, you will be invoiced accordingly.





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