NHRA Sponsored Events

Upcoming events

    • 12 Feb 2019
    • 11:15 AM - 1:00 PM
    • Holiday Inn Downtown Duluth

    Pharmaceuticals:  A Plan Sponsor’s Best Friend and Worst Enemy

    Learn how to avoid costly mistakes:

    Most employers are aware that the pharmaceutical marketplace is evolving rapidly.  However, most employers are not aware of how the changes are to their detriment.

    • Why pharma is the most profitable sector in healthcare and what it means to you
    • The mechanism that rewards doctors and hospitals for increased drug costs
    • How the chaos of drug pricing is exploited at the expense of employers and employees
    • When drugs reduce plan costs and when they don’t

    Presented by Josh Rydberg, Hays Companies Senior Underwriting Consultant

    Josh is a thought leader in the field of data and analytics and utilizes his expertise as a national resource in the Underwriting Department, where his primary function is to develop and implement financial tools and methodologies that assist in the effective management of employer-sponsored health plans. He also speaks to employer groups about developing winning medical plan strategies by leveraging a broad background in insurance pricing, which includes group benefits as well as homeowners, automobile, workers’ compensation, and various other Property and Casualty coverages. By focusing on the basics of effective pricing and consumer purchasing behavior, he is able to educate employers on opportunities to improve health plan structure and financials. Josh also utilizes his diverse background to engage with clients that are interested in evaluating enterprise risk and cost.

Past events

08 Jan 2019 Succession Planning: HR Round Table Event
11 Dec 2018 Got Conflict? Find Your "Conversation Peace" - Dr. Jody Janati
13 Nov 2018 Understanding your Fiduciary Duties as a 401(k) Plan Sponsor - Dean McCall
25 Oct 2018 Emerging Workforce Study - Sandy Mazur, Spherion Division President
09 Oct 2018 Employer Branding: Unlocking the Power of Purpose - Andy Goldman Gray
01 Oct 2018 NHRA Legislative Panel
11 Sep 2018 Presenting your HR Business Case to the C-Suite and Beyond - Rob Stenberg
16 Jul 2018 NHRA 14th Annual Golf Scramble/Fun Day
28 Jun 2018 Professional Round Table - Workplace Bullying and Passive Aggressive Behavior in the Workplace
25 Jun 2018 Opioids in the Workplace: Understanding, Responding, and Preventing - Complimentary Sponsored Event
12 Jun 2018 Workplace Investigations From Beginning to End - Fran Sepler
08 May 2018 PLAN RECOGNIZE RESPOND REPORT Preventing Workplace Violence - Vikki Sanders
26 Apr 2018 Membership Appreciation Breakfast - Celebrating 30 Years!
12 Apr 2018 Salary Basis Essentials: The Things You Might Be Doing Wrong! - Joe Roby
13 Mar 2018 MNOSHA: Current News, Preparing for an Audit, and Handling OSHA Complaints
13 Feb 2018 MN & WI Legal Update: Labor, Employment and Employee Benefits
18 Jan 2018 Sexual Harassment: What Everyone Needs to Know
09 Jan 2018 The Dark Triad: Managing Personality Disorders in the Workplace
12 Dec 2017 Strategic HR Partnerships in a Unionized Environment - Jim Laumeyer, Laumeyer Human Resource Solutions
14 Nov 2017 Building Innovative Teams - Andy Zimney of Leading Off the Cuff, St Paul, MN
26 Oct 2017 Professional Round Table - Tips for Small HR Offices
12 Sep 2017 Second Chances to Great Hires! - Emily Baxter, We Are All Criminals & Kevin Lindsey, MN Dept of Human Rights
17 Aug 2017 Professional Round Table - Retention Tools: Beyond Hire & Fire
08 Aug 2017 How HR Can Help Employees Experiencing Safety Issues Outside of Work
17 Jul 2017 NHRA 13th Annual Golf Scramble/Fun Day
13 Jun 2017 Implicit Bias and How It Can Affect HR Practice - Fran Sepler, Sepler & Associates
30 May 2017 Workplace Innovation Workshop
09 May 2017 Performance Management - Improving Business Outcomes -- Brenda Lundquist, MRA
11 Apr 2017 How Great Organizations Create a Culture of Engagement - Roz Randorf, Dale Carnegie
30 Mar 2017 Professional Round Table - Recruiting Tools: Beyond Post & Pray
14 Mar 2017 How Loud Are Your Leadership Actions Speaking? - Kathlynn McConnell, Lifestyle Consulting Services
14 Feb 2017 Spend Valentine's Day with a Lawyer for 2016 Employment Law Updates!
07 Feb 2017 NHRA Special Event – The Earned Sick & Safe Time Debate in Duluth
10 Jan 2017 Employee Benefit Compliance in 2017 and Beyond
13 Dec 2016 Compassionate Service through Personal Wellness - Why it is important to promote health and well-being in the workplace.
08 Nov 2016 New Developments in Drug Testing and Workplace Retaliation and the Presidental Election- What the Candidates Have Said.
11 Oct 2016 Transparency in Communicating Compensation
27 Sep 2016 New FLSA Rules and Overtime Rule - What Employers Need to Know
23 Sep 2016 Professional Round Table - How to Deal with Difficult Employees
13 Sep 2016 Employee Benefit Trends......What's New and What's on the Horizon
09 Aug 2016 NHRA Member Appreciation Breakfast, featuring SHRMs Nancy Conway speaking on HR and the Aging Workforce: Strategies and Best Practices
11 Jul 2016 NHRA 12th Annual Golf Scramble/Fun Day
14 Jun 2016 HR Technology Selections- What employers are buying and why
10 May 2016 Finance for Human Resource Professionals presented by UMD Continuing Education
20 Apr 2016 NHRA Spring Conference - HR Rocks!
08 Mar 2016 Take Charge of Your Career
09 Feb 2016 Governmental and Legislative Affairs Forum
05 Feb 2016 Professional Round Table - Managing Employee Absences
12 Jan 2016 “What? I’m Fired?” -- Handling the Discharge Process and Termination Meeting
08 Dec 2015 "Only Connect!" -- Skills and Insights for Communicating Across Differences
04 Dec 2015 Professional Round Table - Performance Management: More Than Just the Appraisal
10 Nov 2015 Leading Fearlessly™
28 Oct 2015 Employee Benefits Compliance Update: Navigating the Affordable Care Act in 2016 and beyond
25 Sep 2015 Professional Round Table - Corporate Wellness Programs
08 Sep 2015 Change Management vs. Human Nature: How HR Can Help
06 Aug 2015 Strategic HR Conference - Ideation Consulting
23 Jul 2015 Hays 2015 White Board Seminar Series: Rising Health Plan Costs, Reducted Benefits, Cost Shifting, Failed Strategies...What do you do now?
17 Jul 2015 Employee Wellness Matters - Why Employers Need to Lead the Change
13 Jul 2015 NHRA 11th Annual Golf Scramble/Fun Day
09 Jun 2015 Incentivizing Compensation: From Setup to Structure
12 May 2015 HR Metrics - ROI for HR Initiatives
22 Apr 2015 NHRA Spring Conference - Catch Employment Law Updates Before They Catch You!
24 Mar 2015 NHRA Membership Mixer
10 Mar 2015 Navigating Change - CEO Al Hodnik on ALLETE's Leadership Journey
10 Feb 2015 February Educational Meeting - Employment Law Update
13 Jan 2015 January Educational Meeting - Cutting Edge Corporate Culture

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