2015 Employer-Sponsored Health Care: ACA's Impact: Survey Results
Employers say 2016 will be the costliest year yet for ACA compliance, according to results from the International Foundation’s latest survey. The impending Cadillac tax followed by administrative costs and costs associated with reporting, disclosure and notification are expected to be the top future cost drivers.
The annual survey, now in its sixth year, examines how single employer plans are being affected by the Affordable Care Act. The comprehensive report examines plan design and funding, reactions to health insurance exchanges, cost-management initiatives and the potential impact on health care benefit costs. [Read more] (5/15/15)
2015 Symposium - Register Today
Sessions for the 34th Annual ISCEBS Employee Benefits Symposium are announced. Included in this year's line-up are numerous global benefits sessions, case study findings and group benefit and retirement topics sure to keep you "in the know." See the full listing now.
Register for the Symposium today and save! Rooms at the Hyatt Regency are booking fast. Plan your travels and join us August 23-26 in Vancouver. (4/22/15)
2015 Continuing Education Course and Exam
The course topics for Canada and the United States have been announced. Course materials are available in Members Only.
The continuing education exam has just been approved for Insurance Producers in several states. See if your state is approved.
The International Society is
again offering members the option to participate in an online study group for
the continuing education course. These online groups will be
led by experienced, CEBS graduate professionals who also teach the online CEBS
courses. Enrollment in the CE exam is not required to participate in the study
group.Register for the online study
group today. Once you register, more information and access to the study
group environment will be provided.
Register for the exam today. (3/24/15)
2nd Quarter Benefits Quarterly - Retirement Wellness - Now Available
The second quarter issue of Benefits Quarterly is now available in Members Only. The issue focuses on Retirement Wellness.
Get a start on the articles by reading "Amping Up DC Participant Outcomes Through Financial Wellness Initiatives" by Lori Lucas of Callan Associations. Members will receive their copy of BQ in the mail shortly. (4/10/15)
Report Your CEBS Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Credits
Enter, view or edit your CPE activities and credits through your International Foundation profile. Log in at
www.ifebp.org/myprofile and click "Manage Your CPE Credits" to the right of your name. The username or login is your 6- or 8-digit member number and the password is traditionally your last name. If you need assistance, contact the CEBS customer service team during business hours at 800-449-2327, option 3 or
lists the CEBS graduates in the U.S. and Canada (listed by state or
province) who have successfully completed the requirements to be
recognized as CPE compliant. By participating in CPE, these individuals
reaffirm their commitment to lifelong learning and professional growth.
CPE compliance ensures the CEBS designation—and the collective industry
knowledge it represents—remains visible and strong.