Innovations in Benefits Conference

Join leaders in employee benefits for the 22nd Annual Innovations in Benefits Conference where you’ll gain exclusive insights into benefits trends. Network with like-minded professionals, meet leading solution providers and hear from the best and brightest from across the industry.

Register for just $199 or for free for Employers Health clients.
Clients contact your client solutions executive for your coupon code.


On Demand
Starting June 8, 2022

On-demand videos will be released following the conference. Register to be notified as on-demand presentations become available.


General Sessions & Speakers

Meaningful Mental Health Benefits in the Workplace: Innovations and New Consideration

  • Overcome the stigma behind utilization of mental health benefits
  • Enhance the utilization of mental health benefits to create a positive shift
  • Use technology in meaningful ways to build a resilient organization

Dr. Srini Pillay, CMO

Chief Medical Officer & Co-Founder


Measuring the Value of Virtual Care

  • Discover how to effectively assess your health care spend
  • Evaluate how Virtual Primary Care (VPC) networks work
  • Explore real claims data and the impact of virtual care on overall health care spend

Kelly McDevitt

Integrated Benefits Institute


NeuroSelling® – The Science Behind World Class Communications

  • Discover the science behind trust and change resistance to make a positive impact in your organization
  • Determine how to deliver the right information, the right way and in the right order to achieve your goals
  • Develop techniques to create urgency to take action in a way that turns information into motivation and ultimately application
  • Effectively communicate with employees and their dependents during a time of change

Jeff Bloomfield

Chief Executive Officer


Three Breakout Tracks

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Caring for caregivers

Why the US Caregiver Crisis is a Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Crisis: 3 Ways Employers Can Support Employee Caregivers

Session repeats at 1PM and 3PM

  • See the impact caregiver responsibilities have on marginalized populations including racial minorities, women, LGBTQ+ and others
  • Evaluate why minorities are less likely to have access to caregiver resources and paid leave, why 20% of family caregivers show clinical signs of depression and 33% report experiencing moderate to severe forms of anxiety and what employers can do to support them
  • Learn ways that investing in employee caregivers supports your organization’s bottom line and contributes to a caring culture

Aimee Gindin

Head of Marketing & Strategy
Torchlight, a LifeSpeak Company


Comprehensive Support for Employees and Caregivers Navigating a Cancer Journey

Session only at 2PM

  • Assess challenges that employed caregivers and their employers face
  • Discover techniques to support employees who also serve as caregivers for loved ones with cancer
  • Explore benefits and resources that employers can offer to support caregiving employees throughout the cancer journey, including AccessHope’s cancer support services
  • Create a more engaged and productive workforce with higher employee retention and recruitment, lower health care costs and greater employee loyalty by supporting employees who are also caregivers for individuals with cancer

Brian Beran

Vice President of Channel Partner Sales

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Maximizing Benefits

Empowering Your Members to Enact Health Change

  • Empower Members: Putting the right tools in member hands to enact health changes
  • Consider Inequities: Health disparities impact on populations and how to design programs with these members in mind
  • Proven Outcomes: Identify solutions with proven engagement, clinical outcomes and validated cost savings

Jenn Roberts

Vice President of Employer Strategy
Hello Heart


Using Navigation to Eliminate Barriers to Care

  • Explore recent research that shows how employees are challenged by health care complexity and lose productivity dealing with health issues
  • Discover roadblocks to employees’ well-being, from difficulty navigating health care and benefits to a range of social determinants
  • Dig into how a human-centered navigation and care coordination approach creates trust and uncovers health disparities in order to help consumers get the right care, at the right time, for the best health outcomes

Sarah Simmons-Schreiber

Vice President, Sales
Quantum Health


Denise Wagner, BA, RN, CCM

Clinical Manager, Client Support
Quantum Health


Comprehensive Fertility and Family-Building Benefits to Recruit and Retain a Diverse Workforce

  • Develop inclusive fertility and family building benefits as a core benefits strategy
  • Evaluate components of an effective and efficient fertility and family-building benefits strategy
  • Avoid poor outcomes and additional costs with a comprehensive fertility benefit that will drive better outcomes, equitability in benefit structure, high member satisfaction and plan spend savings.

Brent Atkins

Senior Vice President, Business Development

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PBM Developments

2022 Pharmacy Benefit Strategies

Session repeats at 1PM and 3PM

  • Effectively assess pharmacy benefit plan decisions necessitated by changes in the pharmacy industry
  • Review the current drug pipeline and how it could affect plan sponsors
  • Take a deep dive into the potential budget impact of blockbuster products

Matthew Harman, PharmD, MPH

Vice President, Clinical Solutions
Employers Health


Kevin Wenceslao, PharmD

Clinical Advisor
Employers Health


Hannah Whitesel, PharmD

Clinical Advisor
Employers Health


State and Federal Employee Benefit Legislation Roundup

Session only at 2PM

  • Hear how various state initiatives are impacting employee benefit plans, including pharmacy benefits
  • Evaluate how COVID has impacted the regulatory landscape
  • Gain insight into the Consolidated Appropriation Act (CAA), including the No Surprises Act and updates to the Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act (MHPAEA), and Transparency in Coverage (TiC) Final Rule

Garrett Brown, J.D., CEBS

Assistant General Counsel
Employers Health


Madison Evans, J.D., CEBS

Associate Counsel
Employers Health



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