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Leveraging the League Health Benefits Marketplace for Medicare-Eligible Retiree Health Benefits

May 4 Webinar Focuses on Health Benefits for City Retirees Eligible for Medicare

April 7, 2017
The League of California Cities® Health Benefits Marketplace℠ will host a one-hour complimentary webinar on May 4 focusing on health benefits for your city’s Medicare-eligible retirees.
 
Scheduled for 10–11 a.m., Kathy Foster, assistant chief executive officer of Alameda County Employees’ Retirement Association (ACERA) will discuss how the county leveraged a Medicare marketplace to meet its goal of making retiree health care benefits sustainable.
 
The webinar will cover:
  • How to reduce OPEB liabilities, simplify administration and make retiree health care benefits sustainable;
  • How a Medicare marketplace can provide Medicare-eligible retirees with more choice and better value for their health care dollars; and
  • Details of ACERA’s decision making process, communication protocol and keys to success. 
Registration
 
Pre-registration is now open.
 
Information
 
For additional information on the Health Benefits Marketplace visit www.cacities.org/HBM or contact Amanda Cadelago with the League at (916) 658-8226.
 
About the League of California Cities Health Benefits Marketplace
 
The League of California Cities created the Health Benefits Marketplace in partnership with Connecture and Willis Towers Watson. It features flexible tools to help all public agencies manage their unique benefits, contributions and eligibility structures for active employees and retirees.
 
A robust benefits administration tool, powered by Connecture, enables HR to enhance efficiencies and maximize staff time while delivering benefits to active employees via an individualized online shopping and enrollment plan.
 
The HBM also provides the option for cities to transition their retirees to the individual market through Willis Towers Watson’s OneExchange. This consumer-oriented platform allows retirees to align their individual needs with the health care market, simultaneously allowing cities to help manage the cost and liabilities associated with Other Post-Employment Benefits (OPEB).


 
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