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4 Minutes With Medicare: Executing Your Game Plan

Tags: Medicare

Every successful team has a game plan to get the win. Today, we’re going to put your Medicare shopping game plan together! Join Walsh Duffield’s dedicated Medicare team as we spend Four Minutes with Medicare! This informative series will address the programs and issues we’re asked about most often and give you tips to make sure you’re choosing the right coverage for your needs and budget.


4 Minutes with Medicare: Health Care on the Home Front

Tags: Medicare

Join Walsh Duffield’s dedicated Medicare team as we spend Four Minutes with Medicare! This informative series will address the programs and issues we’re asked about most often and give you tips to make sure you’re choosing the right coverage for your needs and budget. Do you know the difference between the Medicare Home Health Care benefit and Companion Care? Watch today’s video to learn more!


4 Minutes with Medicare: Insulation from Insulin Costs

Tags: Medicare

Join Walsh Duffield’s dedicated Medicare team as we spend Four Minutes with Medicare! This informative series will address the programs and issues we’re asked about most often and give you tips to make sure you’re choosing the right coverage for your needs and budget. We are here to help! If you or someone you know has diabetes, today’s video highlights the Part D Senior Savings Model to help with the cost of insulin.


4 Minutes with Medicare: I Want My Part B Back

Tags: Medicare

Join Walsh Duffield’s dedicated Medicare team as we spend Four Minutes with Medicare! This informative series will address the programs and issues we’re asked about most often and give you tips to make sure you’re choosing the right coverage for your needs and budget. In today’s video we’re taking a look at a program that’s become very popular in the last year or so – The Medicare Part B Giveback.


Legislative Updates: August 2021

Presented by: Frank Kerbein, Director, Center for Human Resources – The Business Council of New York State, Inc.
Tuesday, August 31st – 11am

Overview: The last year has brought about enormous change in all aspects, but particularly in employee leave laws.  We’ll look at all the new HR laws and regulations that apply to your company and talk compliance strategies. In addition, we will look at the regulations to come as well as the impact of Legalized Cannabis on your company.


Retirement Plans in a Post-pandemic World

Presented by: Lisa M. Petronio, CPFA, RICP® – Vice President, Retirement Plan Solutions, Walsh Duffield Companies, Inc.
Tuesday, August 24th – 11am

Overview: The pandemic has shined a light on the financial fragility of our workers.

  • What lessons can be learned from the pandemic?
  • How can we take action for a better future?
  • What are post-pandemic retirement plan trends?


Recreational Marijuana and Workplace Safety

Presented by: John Coniglio, PhD Managing Director – OSEA, Inc.
Tuesday, August 17th – 11am

Overview: With the legalization of recreational marijuana in New York State, there are new factors to consider to maintain a safe work environment.  Join us to discuss the impact of this change and steps you can take to ensure workplace safety for your whole team.


Addressing Mental Health in the Workplace

Presented by: Melinda DuBois, Executive Director, Mental Health Advocates of WNY
Thursday, July 29th – 11am

Overview: Slowly the conversation around mental health is becoming less stigmatized, but it is still a challenging topic to address in the workplace. In this presentation, Melinda DuBois will provide insight and tips on how to address and support employees’ mental health and wellbeing at the individual and organizational level.


COVID-19 Update for the WNY Business Community

Presented by: Gale Burstein, MD, MPH, FAAP – Commissioner of Health, Erie County Department of Health
Thursday, July 22nd – 11am

Overview: Within this presentation the ECDOH Commissioner of Health will discuss the COVID-19 pandemic and Erie County’s response. Dr. Burstein will share best practices and safety precautions to help businesses keep their clients, customers and employees safe as businesses continue to open and regulations change. In addition, she will discuss any recent developments within the community and address questions from webinar attendees.


Benefit Trends/State of the Marketplace

Presented by: Michael Conroy, Vice President, Group Benefits Director – Walsh Duffield Companies, Inc.
Thursday, July 15th – 11am

Overview: The pandemic has unquestionably reshaped the benefits industry over the past year, teaching us significant lessons along the way. But what does the future hold? In view of the uncertainty that still exists in the workforce, there are many employee benefit considerations for those in HR and leadership. In this presentation, Michael Conroy, VP and Group Benefits Director at Walsh Duffield, will review the most relevant benefit topics and trends for employers.