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5th Annual Women’s Tea Event

The Pacific Club 4110 MacArthur Blvd., Newport Beach, CA

A few tickets are available. Click here to buy them today! MEET OUR PANELISTS Sarah Kauffman, MD Robert G. Louis, MD, FAANS Anusha Wijeyakumar, MA, CPC, RYT, Dip Mentoring MODERATOR  Allyson Brooks, MD, FACOG Read about our Panelists & Moderator. Working Wardrobes is the charity we are partnering with at this year's event.  Help us support them by bringing in your donation of slightly used shoes and/or purses. Thank you and we look forward to seeing you soon! Cancellation Policy:  Cancellation request must be emailed to and received by 12:00 pm PST on Friday, August 20, 2021, to receive a refund. Event Information: OCEBC and Pacific Club are following CDC guidelines to ensure the health and safety of all guests. If you are not fully vaccinated, we ask that you wear a mask. We kindly ask that you stay home in the event that you have tested positive for COVID-19, are waiting for COVID-19 test results, have COVID-19 symptoms, or if you have had close contact with a person who has tested positive for or has symptoms of COVID-19.

OCEBC Webinar: Regulatory Update

OCEBC welcomes Mike Sinkeldam, Principal and Compliance Consultant with Mercer Health and Benefits in a discussion of Regulatory Update. The presentation will cover the following topics: COBRA subsidy issues including its application to Cal COBRA Mental Health Parity compliance with the Non-quantitative treatment limitations requirements Transparency requirements Offering different benefit packages to different EE groups and the potential welfare plan nondiscrimination testing issues You won’t want to miss this valuable information! Meet Our Speaker: MICHAEL S. SINKELDAM, J.D. Principal & Compliance Consultant Mercer Health and Benefits Member Registration Link: (After registration and your membership has been validated, you will be sent an email with the webinar join link.) If you are not yet a member or need to renew your membership, we are running a dues promotion of $50.00. The fee covers membership for the rest of 2021. It includes access to this and all upcoming webinars at no additional cost. Join Today at Renew Now at

Chapman University Economic Forecast 2022

Zoom Webinar

THE JANUARY BREAKFAST MEETING IS NOW VIRTUAL! Description: Healthcare utilization is strongly dependent on the economy. Dr. James Doti will present on the current and expected California and local economics and to provide human resources specialists and insurance licensees with a solid understanding of current and expected economic trends so they can build health insurance plans that best meet their clients’ needs. Dr. Doti will share his predictions for 2022 along with other reports on housing, construction, supply chain delays, COVID-19 that affect the local, state, and national economies. Speaker: James Doti, Ph.D., President Emeritus, Chapman University               Registration Fees: 2022 Members - Complimentary Non-Members - $45     Members, after registration and your membership has been validated, you will be sent an email with the webinar join link.     Remember, OCEBC membership includes complimentary access to all virtual events.  Renew or join today!  

Zoom Talk on Trend is Not Your Friend

Zoom Webinar

Description: Rising prescription drug costs continue to challenge plan sponsors to find the right balance of accessible, affordable medication coverage for their membership.  This trend is likely to continue due to the return of acute care, continued treatment of chronic conditions and comorbidities, and the expanding specialty drug pipeline.  Alex Johnson and Brian Anderson will discuss utilization patterns as well as several other cost catalysts including inflation, wasteful drug spend, and COVID-19.  They will also offer solutions for payers and advisors to help mitigate the impact of rising costs through analytics and active management of pharmacy benefit manager (PBM) contracts. Speakers: ALEX JOHNSON BRIAN ANDERSON Consultant and San Diego Pharmacy Director Principal and Sr. Pharmacy Consultant Milliman Milliman   Registration Fees: 2022 Members - Complimentary Non-Members - $45     Members, after registration and your membership has been validated, you will be sent an email with the webinar join link.     Remember, OCEBC membership includes complimentary access to all virtual events.  Renew or join today!  

Mercer Survey Update 2022

Hyatt Regency John Wayne Airport 4545 MacArthur Blvd., Newport Beach

Speaker: Shailey Patel, Senior Principal, Mercer         About our Speaker:  Shailey joined in 2014 with nearly 20 years of industry experience. Her client partnerships have allowed Shailey to successfully partner with teams across a wide range of industries, including healthcare with M&A needs. Shailey’s drive to resolve inefficiencies and to empower employees in the workplace is a testament passion to do what she loves doing best. Her area of expertise and specialization include: Benefits strategies and plan design Financial analysis and budgeting Effective employee communications Total rewards strategies Compliance and regulatory implication and application Project management Contribution modeling and cost sharing analysis Carrier and vendor RFP and performance management Health management / wellness planning and strategies Carrier renewal negotiations and marketing Prior to joining Mercer, Shailey was a Manager for Deloitte Consulting’s Employer Health practice. Over her ten-year tenure, Shailey served several national leadership roles within the organization, including Chief of Staff to the practice leader and National Lead for the Employer Health Practice’s Health Reform Project Management Office.  Shailey holds a Bachelor’s degree in economics from UCLA, with a minor in Public Policy and Specialization in Computing. Registration Fees: Early Registration by Feb. 28th After Feb. 28th Members $65.00 Members $75.00 Non-Members $85.00 Non-Members $95.00  

The Art of Storytelling

Hyatt Regency John Wayne Airport 4545 MacArthur Blvd., Newport Beach

Learn exactly how to become a great storyteller that captures attention, sparks curiosity, and engages your audience Jump back into in-person meetings and wow your audience! Join us as we learn the Art of Storytelling – crafting a persuasive message, building a structured story and impacting your audience with an unforgettable message, helping you stand out as a public speaker. Moxie Institute Master Trainer, Dimitrios Loukakis, will be discussing the key to a successful story and how we can make a memorable journey for our audience. Don't miss out on this exciting meeting! What You’ll Master Learning the Art of Storytelling: Uncover your why and learn how to move your audience into action Learn the best methods to outline a story for maximum impact Simplify your message so people will remember and act on it Learn how famous storytellers keep audiences attentive and listening Leverage neuroscience to help your audience understand and spread your message See behind the veil of the most iconic brands and their success About our Speaker: Dimitrios Loukakis is a communication trainer with a specialization in voice and speech, a movement coach and an actor trainer with experience working in the UK, USA and Europe. Dimitrios began his career as an actor in theater and film in London before training as a voice and speech instructor at the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama where he graduated with an MFA in Voice Studies. Following graduation, Dimitrios founded a private practice delivering bespoke communication training programs specializing in verbal and non-verbal communication challenges. His highly practical and pragmatic approach focuses on heightening his clients’ self-awareness and empowering them with new techniques that unlock their potential as influential communicators. Dimitrios believes that every individual has the potential to be a uniquely powerful communicator and sees every training program as an opportunity to create a supportive environment where participants are empowered to find their own voice within increasingly demanding and dynamic industries. Dimitrios recently moved across the pond from London to Los Angeles and likes to travel and dance tango in his free time. *BONUS* Onsite headshots will be provided complimentary to all attendees. Headshot Sessions: #1:  7:00 am - 8:30 am  - Registrants who reserved this session during registration #2:  9:30 am - 10:00 am - Open to anyone who did not pre-reserved for a session Registration Fees: Members $65.00 Non-Members $85 At the Door: Members $75.00 Non-Members $95.00  

OCEBC 2022 Healthcare Executive Panel

Lido House - Autograph Collection Hotel 3300 Newport Blvd., Newport Beach

                    Join us for one of the biggest events of the year, the OCEBC Healthcare Executive Panel! The panel will include speakers from OCEBC's key partners for 2022 and will be broken into two panel sessions focusing on the disruption to care delivery and the future opportunities post COVID-19. OCEBC Healthcare Executive Panel From Crisis to Opportunity: Disruption in Care Delivery Date: June 9, 2022 Time: 8:00 am - 11:00 am Location: Lido House, Autograph Collection Hotel, 3300 Newport Blvd, Newport Beach, CA 92663 Event Schedule: 7:30 am - Registration Opens 7:30 am - 8:30 am - Buffet Breakfast & Networking 8:30 am - 9:30 am - First Panel Session 9:30 am - 10:00 am - Break & Refreshments 10:00 am - 11:00 am - Second Panel Session Topics include: Advances in virtual first primary care Going beyond breadth of networks to focus on quality The future state of Healthcare Meet Our Panelists: UnitedHealthcare – Tami Adams, Vice President, Sales & Account Management, Key Accounts, Southern California Health Net - Colin Havert, California Commercial Officer, All Segments Blue Shield of California - Tim Lieb, SVP Commercial Markets Cigna – Jeffrey F. Klein, MD, FAAFP, Chief Medical Officer/Medical Executive, Southern California & Nevada Kaiser Permanente - Phyllis Anderson, RN, MA – Chief Operating Officer Administration, Orange County Anthem - Kathy Martella, Vice President and General Manager Commercial Group Business, California Aetna - Kyle McDonald, Chief Growth Officer, West/South Central Territory This event sells out every year, so be sure to register to reserve your seat today! Registration Fees: Members $65 Non-Member $85

6th Annual Women’s Event

Marriott Irvine Spectrum 7905 Irvine Center Drive, Irvine, CA

Anne Ray, MD Board Certified Family Medicine Physician Elizabeth Whitham, MD Psychiatrist Danielle Dawson, MA Licensed Marriage Family Therapist Allyson Brooks, MD, FACOG Ginny Ueberroth Executive Medical Director Endowed Chair, Hoag Women's Health Institute Senior Physician Executive, Hoag

Inaugural Innovation Panel: Evolution in Behavioral Health

Innovation in behavioral health treatment is on the rise. At the upcoming Innovation Panel, we are joined by a team of leading experts in behavior and mental health services to discuss emerging clinical innovations to help members achieve and sustain their mental health and wellness. We will discuss how the integration of physical and behavioral health improves patient outcomes and satisfaction, reducing the total cost of care, and how digital solutions can expand access to care and fill gaps in the continuum of care. MEET OUR PANELISTS JASON RICHMOND, LMHC, CEAP ANDREW BERTAGNOLLI, PH.D HALEIGH TEBBEN VP, Sales Solutions National Director Virtual Behavior Health Services Chief Commercial Officer Headspace Health One Medical Brightline  

Legislative Update

OCEBC welcomes Ms. Amy Dunn, Vice President, Senior Consultant, Health Compliance, Southern California with Segal in a discussion of Legislative Update. Meet Our Speaker: Ms. Dunn is a Vice President and Senior Consultant in the Health Compliance practice for Segal. She has more than 20 years of compliance consulting experience, navigating federal, state and local health and welfare laws and regulations, including the Affordable Care Act, HIPAA, COBRA, USERRA, wellness plans and IRC section 125 plans. Prior to joining Segal, Ms. Dunn was Principal/Growth Leader in Buck’s Compliance Consulting practice for more than eight years. She worked with public sector, corporate and multiemployer clients in a wide range of industries. She prepared plan documents, assisted with responses to the IRS and HHS, and designed and conducted employee training on compliance topics. Earlier in her career, Ms. Dunn was a compliance consultant at Mercer. Ms. Dunn earned a JD from Whittier Law School (Costa Mesa, CA). She holds a Masters in Health Administration and a BA in Organizational Leadership from Chapman University (Orange, CA).  Ms. Dunn previously was on the faculty of the University of Phoenix’s College of Health Professions, where she was named Faculty Member of the Year in 2019. Ms. Dunn is a frequent speaker at seminars and conferences, including the National Business Group on Health, the Western Pension & Benefits Conference, the International Society of Certified Employee Benefit Specialists and the SouthWest Benefit Association. Registration Fees: Free - 2022 Member or HR Leader/Staff $45 - Non-Member     Members, after registration and your membership has been validated, you will be sent an email with the webinar join link.     Remember, OCEBC membership includes complimentary access to all virtual events.  Renew or join today for 2023, and the webinar is free. Take advantage of the Membership Dues Special ... prices good until December 31, 2022! $99 for Brokers $129 for Non-Brokers $499 for Brokers Group Enrollment Program (3 memberships)