MODULE I            8-7-18

Introduction to Self-Insured Health

MODULE II           8-8-18

Legal & Regulatory Principles

MODULE III         8-9-18

Plan Design

MODULE IV         8-21-18

Plan Implementation & Management

MODULE V         8-22-18

Claims & Health Management

All classes will be taught at the MS Trucking Association
825 N. President St.
Jackson, MS  39202



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 Schedule – Module I, Self-Insured Health Basics

9:00 – 10:00         An Introduction to Self-Insured Health

History, Self-Insured/Fully-Insured Comparisons, Semantics
Mr. Eugene Starks, Partner
Benefit Administration Services, Ltd.

10:00 – 11:00        Legal & Regulatory Basics

State & Federal Law, Taxation, Documentation, Best Practices
Mr. R. Pepper Crutcher, Jr., Attorney, Balch & Bingham, LLP
Mr. Andy Impastato, Attorney, BancorpSouth Ins. Services, Inc.

 11:00 – 12:00        The Importance of Good Plan Design
Coverages, Benefits, Underwriting Considerations

Mr. Bill Saint Sing, President
MPE Employee Benefit Services

12:00 – 1:00         Lunch Provided

1:00 – 2:00           Plan Implementation & Management
Choosing Partners, Getting “Buy-In”, Best Practices
Mr. Jim Brown, VP and Benefits Manager
Trustmark National Bank/ Fisher, Brown, Bottrell Insurance

 2:00 – 3:00           Introduction to Claims & Health Management
Chronic Disease Mgt., Utilization Review, Case Mgt
Ms. Judy Wallace, RN, BSN, Health Plan Administrator
Hattiesburg Clinic. PA

 3:00 – 4:00           Employer Roundtable
Case Studies, Testimonials, Data Analytics, Best Practices
Mr. Maury Hull, VP of HR, Hol-Mac Corp.
Mr. Ricky Saltzman, President, MS Health Care Insurance Svcs.

Schedule – Module II

Legal & Regulatory Principles

R. Pepper Crutcher, Jr., Balch & Bingham LLP
Andy Impastato, BancorpSouth Ins. Services, Inc.
W. Eugene Magee, Butler Snow


9:00 – 10:00        ERISA Application and Pre-Emption of State Laws Regulating Insurance

10:00 – 11:00      “Employee Welfare Benefit Plan” and “Group Health Plan” Defined

11:00 – 12:00      Group Health Plan (GHP) vs. Multiple Employer Welfare Arrangement (MEWA)

12:00 – 1:00        Lunch Provided

1:00 – 2:00         Employee Benefits Security Administration (EBSA) Plan Audits

2:00 – 3:00         State Laws that Still Apply to
Self-Funded Group Health Plans

3:00 – 4:00         Federal Laws that Add to and Modify
ERISA Requirements/ ACA Compliance

Schedule – Module III

Plan Design

 9:00 – 10:00        The Plan Document
Gene Magee – Partner
Butler Snow

10:00 – 11:00    The Actuary and Underwriting/Reinsurance 

Mr. Eugene Starks, Partner
Benefit Administration Services, Ltd.

 11:00 – 12:00      Benefit Design
Madeleine Brown – Vice President
Fisher Brown Bottrell Insurance, Inc.

 12:00 – 1:00        Lunch Provided

 1:00 – 2:00         Value Based Benefits
Murray Harber – Executive Director
MS Business Group on Health

2:00 – 3:00         Pharmacy Benefits
Stacie Penkova – Pharm D
Acclaim Third Party Administrator

 3:00 – 4:00         Legal Loose Ends – ACA Compliance, Eligibility
Andy Impastato – Vice President
Bancorp South Ins. Services

Schedule – Module IV

Plan Implementation &Management

 9:00 – 11:00        Choosing, Monitoring & Evaluating Partners
Jim Brown, Vice President, HR
Trustmark National Bank

11:00 – 12:00      Pharmacy Implementation & Management
Stacie Penkova, Pharm D
Acclaim Third Party Administrator

12:00 – 1:00        Lunch Provided

1:00 – 2:00         Communication and Education – Employer/Employee Engagement
Maury Hull, Vice President, HR
Sean Bensley, Benefits Coordinator
Hol-Mac Corp.

2:00 – 3:00         Value Based Benefit Design & Implementation
Murray Harber, Executive Director
MS Business Group on Health

 3:00 – 3:30        Plan Analysis and Review

Joey Grego, Associate Benefit Consultant

HUB International Gulf South

 3:30 – 4:00        Regulatory Compliance
Mark Wann, Attorney
Maxey Wann, PLLC

  Schedule – Module V

Health & Claims Management

 9:00 – 10:00        Hiring the Right Partners
Jim Brown, Vice President, HR
Trustmark National Bank

 10:00 – 11:00      The Role of the TPA
Speaker To Be Announced

 11:00 – 12:00      The ERISA Claims Procedure
Gene Magee – Partner
Butler Snow

 12:00 – 1:00        Lunch

 1:00 – 2:30         Case Management &
Condition/Disease Management
Judy Wallace, BSN, RN, Chief Health Plan Officer
Hattiesburg Clinic

 2:30 – 3:00         Pre-Emptive Claims Management
Eugene Starks, Partner
Benefit Administration Services, Ltd.

 3:00 – 4:00         Overall Best Practices, Employer Roundtable

Ricky Saltzman, MS Healthcare Association SIF

Judy Wallace, Hattiesburg Clinic

Eugene Starks, Benefit Administration Services, Ltd.