Aegis Risk Medical Stop-Loss Premium Survey Results
This year's survey reflects the ongoing prominence of medical stop-loss and a continued commitment to employer-sponsored, self-funded health plans. The occurrence of truly catastrophic claimants - in excess of $1 million - is further verified with over 21% of respondents reporting such a claimant in the last two policy years. Stop-loss remains the primary focus of risk management, with interest in private exchanges or captive arrangements not exceeding 10% of respondents. [Read more] (9/25/17)
2018 ISCEBS Committee Volunteers Needed
Step up and volunteer for a national committee! Use your enthusiasm to help shape and mold the Society for the future. The Governing Council will be making committee appointments for 2018. If you are interested in volunteering to serve on the Symposium Education, Membership and Local Chapter, or Professional Development committees, click here for more information and to volunteer. Deadline for nominations is November 15th.
The Symposium Education Committee recommends appropriate topics and qualified speakers for the Annual Employee Benefits Symposium. The Symposium Education Committee will meet January 19, 2018 in Chicago, Illinois.
The Membership and Local Chapter Committee makes recommendations to the Governing Council regarding membership services and activities as well as the growth and development of local chapters. The Membership and Local Chapter Committee meets in March in Brookfield, Wisconsin.
The Professional Development Committee makes recommendations to the Governing Council regarding professional development programs and activities for Society members as well as provides guidance for Benefits Quarterly topics. The Professional Development Committee meets in April in Brookfield, Wisconsin.
Each committee meets in-person one time per calendar year. Additional conference calls as needed will occur throughout the year. (10/2/17)
2018 Governing Council Nominees
This year's Nominating Committee has recommended two candidates for election to the Governing Council. The recommendations were approved by the current Governing Council. If elected, Janis R. Koltun, CEBS and Michelle M. Oram, CEBS will serve three-year terms beginning January 1, 2018. Read additional information about the candidates, their CEBS/Society history and professional accomplishments. (9/13/17)
Paid Leave in the Workplace: 2017 Survey Results
The International Foundation report Paid Leave in the Workplace: 2017 Survey Results addresses the current status and approach of organizational paid leave policies, including paid holidays, paid-time-off (PTO) plans, paid vacation, sick leave, bereavement leave, parental leave and sabbaticals. The report provides a deep-dive into the details of paid leave at corporate and public employers—offering data on the number of days offered, minimum service requirements needed, and the different policies for hourly and salaried workers. [Read more] (9/13/17)
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, please contact the CEBS customer service team during business hours at 800-449-2327, option 3 or