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Tue, Jan 12, 2021, 01:00 PM – Sun, Jan 12, 2020, 02:00 PM


$45.00 ASHHRA Member | $85.00 ASHHRA Non-member | 1 CEU (HRCI, SHRM, CHHR)



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Managing medical plan trend is top of mind for most HR executives across the country. Large or small, organizations are evaluating multiple solutions for dealing with escalating costs and increasing employee expectations. Understanding the available options like strategic plan design, domestic steerage initiatives, care management/incentives and network considerations are key to developing a sound plan strategy. Using case studies and information from over 300 hospital plans, learn about contemporary trends in medical plan design and how to craft a strategy that meets your organization's needs.


  1. Understand contemporary trends in health plan management.
  2. Neutralize cost volatility in self-funded plans.
  3. Understand what drives medical plan costs and how to address them.


ASHHRA Member: $45.00
ASHHRA Non-member: $85.00



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Lola Brysz

Lola Brysz, BS, MBA, CEBS 
Vice President, Hospital Market Segment, UMR

Lola Brysz is the Vice President of the Hospital Market Segment for UMR, the nation’s largest third party administrator for medical plans. Her responsibilities include supporting the sales and account management staff by providing information on benefit design strategy and health care benefit trends as well as engaging in stewardship activities for current hospital customers. She has over 25 years of human resources experience working as an executive in health care and her organization was a prior UMR customer. She also has health care association and for-profit experience while working in Chicago and Minneapolis. Ms. Brysz has spoken nationally on such topics as employee engagement, health and wellness and human resource strategy. She is the past president of the Indiana Society for Healthcare Human Resources Administrators (ISHRRA). She received her undergraduate degree from St. Mary of-the-Woods College and her MBA from the Leighton School of Business and Economics at Indiana University. Ms. Brysz also holds her CEBS designation..