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2011 Conference Hours:
Mon, Mar 7, 8:30am-4:50pm

2011 Free Showcase Hours:
Mon, Mar 7, 8:00am-4:00pm

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Conference Program

2011 Health Care New York is the 7th Annual New York
conference and show for benefits and health care technology.

2011 Conference Speakers Topics Schedule

Exhibits Open 8 am-4 pm, Free Coffee 8-9 am

Patrick KennedySession 1 – 8:30-10 am (General Session)
Patrick Kennedy, former U.S. Congressman from Rhode Island has been invited to speak on health care and mental health. He will address key 112th Congress Health Care Legislation issues.

  • Health care legislation is changing everything. Our Conference and Show will help explain what employers and employees and advisors should do.

  • Cost containment is the big issue. Of equal importance, changing employee health care culture will save money for employers.

Exhibits exclusive viewing time 10-11 am with Free Coffee Service.

Session 2 – 11-11:50 am (General Session)

How Health Care Reform Will impact on Your Corporate Wellness Program.
Your corporate wellness program should focus on employees’ cost-saving health initiatives including obesity, smoking, hypertension, diabetes screening, among other corporate-sponsored programs.

  • David Tinkelman, M.D., Vice President of Health Initiatives and Medical Director for FitLogix and QuitLine programs, National Jewish Health, Denver, CO

Exhibits exclusive viewing time 12-1:30 pm with Free Coffee Service.

Session 3 – 12-1 pm
Buffet Luncheon for conference registrants.

Session 4 – 1:30-2:15 pm (Concurrent Session, select one of two)
What About Health Reform?
The Mercer Survey of Employer Sponsored Health Plans for 2010 will be released soon. What employers are doing on both Health Management and Health Care Reform will be discussed.

Session 4a – 1:30-2:15 pm (Concurrent Session, select one of two)
Update on HSA Adoption Trends
- Observations on how macro trends are impacting JP Morgan's HSA business.
- Challenges and opportunities in the marketplace.
- Steps JPMC is taking to mitigate.
- Q&A

Beverage break in the exhibits 2:15-2:30 pm.

Session 5 – 2:30-3:15 pm (General Session)

Paycheck Extenders – Top Trends in Voluntary Benefits.
An update on the importance of voluntary benefits. Many HR/benefit managers are looking to “give back” to their employees as their healthcare costs continue to rise, and providing a robust suite of voluntary products can help accomplish this.

  • Mark Parabicoli, Managing Director, Auto & Home Voluntary Benefits, Liberty Mutual, Boston, MA

  • Erin Barfels, Chief Human Resource Officer, ARAG®

Beverage break in the exhibits 3:15-4 pm.

Session 6 – 4-4:50 pm (General Session)
Voluntary Health Care Programs

  • Joseph L. Murgo, SVP and General Manager, SRC, an Aetna Company, Aetna Voluntary Plans and Consumer Services, Columbia, SC

Most recently, Joe served as Executive Director of North American Health Care for Tata
Consultancy Services, one of the world’s largest IT firms based in Bombay, India. Other
previous leadership roles include: Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
for Hospital Partners of America; Senior Manager And Practice Leader for Cap Gemini
Ernst & Young LLP's Southeast managed care consulting practice.

Major speakers have been invited from the US Congress and the City of New York and those speakers are to be confirmed shortly.

Program and Speakers subject to change

HRCI Web site This program has been approved for 5 recertification credit hours toward PHR and SPHR recertification through the Human Resource Certification Institute (HRCI). For more information about certification or recertification, please visit the HRCI homepage at:

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