You are invited to attend the first GPAHU event of 2019 – Meet the Pennsylvania Insurance Commissioner

Thursday, January 24th, 2019

The GPAHU is committed to providing our members with the knowledge, representation and tools you need to succeed in our industry throughout 2019.

ADVOCATE

Jessica Altman, Pennsylvania Insurance Commissioner
Exclusive Q&A opportunity for GPAHU members to meet and hear from Commissioner Altman as to what issues are at the forefront for 2019, what we can expect from the Commonwealth and how this all will affect your livelihood.

COMMUNICATE

Vicky Cagliola CPA, GPAHU Legislative Chair
New Year, New Political climate… A Federal Legislative update providing an understanding of the proposed rule to expand HRAs and how the recent Federal court ruling on the constitutionality of the ACA might impact our industry, plus a legislative forecast under our new congress.

EDUCATE

Gina Dano, President and Founder, Define U Consulting
Committed to helping individuals, teams, and organizations elevate their performance by advocating for programs that bring trust, accountability, authentic communication and collaboration to the workplace, Gina will advise GPAHU attendees how to modify your approach and set yourself up for success in 2019.

Program

8:00am Registration and networking breakfast
8:30-10:30am Program

Notes

Space is limited…so register today.
FREE for GPAHU members, $75 for non-members, $35 NAHU members
Registration required. RSVP by January 21st. No refunds after January 21st.

Inquiries to Karen Mardis

Speakers

  • Jessica Altman
    PA Insurance Commissioner
    Jessica Altman currently serves as Insurance Commissioner for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

    Prior to this, Ms. Altman served as Chief of Staff for the Pennsylvania Insurance Department alongside former Insurance Commissioner Teresa Miller beginning in June 2015. In this position, Ms. Altman served as the top aide to former Commissioner Miller, oversaw policy initiatives for the agency, and coordinated policy with other state government agencies and external groups.

    Ms. Altman represented the department in a number of statewide initiatives including coordinating aspects of Health Innovation in Pennsylvania, which leverages funds from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ State Innovation Model Initiative and sitting as a board member for ABC-MAP, the Commonwealth’s initiative to implement a prescription drug monitoring program.
    She is also an active member of the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC), where she currently serves as Vice Chair of the Health Insurance and Managed Care (B) Committee, and the National Academy for State Health Policy, where she serves as Vice Chair of the Health Care Access & Finance Steering Committee.

    Prior to joining the Pennsylvania Insurance Department, Ms. Altman worked at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Center for Consumer Information and Insurance Oversight, where she developed policy and facilitated implementation of the Affordable Care Act. In addition, she analyzed policy for the health division of the White House Office of Management and Budget while completing her master’s degree.

    Ms. Altman has a Master in Public Policy from the Harvard University John F. Kennedy School of Government and a Bachelor of Science in Policy Analysis and Management, with a concentration in Health Care Policy, from Cornell University.

  • Vicky Cagliola
    GPAHU Legislative Chair

    Vicky Cagliola believes that compliance requirements can be simplified and communicated in a way that makes puzzling, complex issues easy to understand. Vicky works with sponsors of employee benefit plans to help them recognize and fulfill their compliance responsibilities under the Affordable Care Act, Internal Revenue Code, ERISA and other federal, state and local legislation.

    Vicky joined Radnor Benefits Group, a Simkiss & Block Company, in 2015 and leads the compliance services function for the company. In her role, Vicky empowers employers with the knowledge and tools to achieve a wide array of compliance objectives.

    Vicky has over 25 years of work experience including positions in corporate finance, operations and compliance. Over the course of her career, Vicky has developed a knack for bringing fresh ideas and inventive processes to the table to address business problems.

    Vicky is a Certified Public Accountant licensed in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. She earned her BBA in Accounting from the Fox School of Business at Temple University and her MBA in Management from Penn State University. Vicky is a member of the board of the Greater Philadelphia Association of Health Underwriters where serves as Legislative Chair.

  • Gina Dano
    President and Founder, Define U Consulting

    Gina believes that by being crystal clear on who we are, what defines and differentiates us (as individuals, as organizations, in our product offerings, etc.) and staying true to it, we will discover potential that would otherwise go untapped. She is the founder and president of Define U Consulting, and is committed to helping individuals, teams, and organizations elevate their performance by advocating for programs that bring trust, accountability, authentic communication and collaboration to the workplace.

    Prior to founding her own company, Gina spent 24 years at Aetna, where she enjoyed a successful career in sales, sales management, and in learning and development. She led a team that was responsible for all training and development needs for the sales and sales management teams across the enterprise. During her tenure she participated in various process improvement, change management and culture initiatives, as well as leading the teams responsible for planning and executing annual sales conferences for upwards of 700 sales professionals.
    Her background in planning with senior leadership to align training with business priorities and drive performance improvement in both front-line sales and leadership teams has translated well for her as she works with clients of her own. These clients include small to mid-size businesses in the insurance, health and wellness, and financial sectors.


Register

Where?

  

610-648-3209

30 E. Swedesford Road, Malvern, Pennsylvania, 19355, United States

When?

January 24, 2019
 8:00 am - 10:30 am