January 17th program to feature NAHU President Mike Embry – plus 2 CE (applied for) presentation by Paramount Healthcare/ PPS

January 17, 2018 @ 8 AM

Brecksville Community Center
One Community Drive
Brecksville, OH 44141

NAHU President Mike Embry
will open the January 17th program
“Looking forward in 2018” 

Michael Embry, president of Southfield-based Comprehensive Benefits Inc., was named president of the National Association of Health Underwriters for the 2017-2018 year at its recent annual meeting in Orlando.
“(Mike) has consistently shown impeccable leadership and commitment in serving our members. He is an incredibly passionate individual and he has worked hard to make sure agents and brokers are able to continue assisting their clients in this new health insurance marketplace,” Janet Trautwein, NAHU CEO, said in a statement.
In his acceptance statement, Embry said he would reinforce NAHU’s mission to educate consumers and lawmakers about the value that health insurance agents and brokers bring to the health care system. He also wants to increase NAHU members’ ability to better serve consumers.
Embry has worked in the health insurance industry for 33 years, including senior account director of Comerica Insurance Services Inc. He purchased the practice in 2014, renamed it Comprehensive Benefits, and focuses on small group benefits, midsize group benefits, worksite voluntary benefits and small and midsize self-funded plans.
(content provided by Crain’s)
9:35 AM – Program – 2 CE Applied for

“Strengthen Your Broker Relations
by Selling High-Value Non-Insurance Healthcare Benefits”
Presented by:
Peter Young, Senior Consultant
Paramount Preferred Solutions
Ray DeAngelis
Regional Provider Relations
Paramount Healthcare

Small employers need a healthy and safe workforce to help their organizations grow and prosper.  But healthcare is often one of the most costly and challenging employee benefits to provide.  This session will help brokers learn about high value, yet practical, non-insurance benefits your clients can utilize  to manage these real challenges when the lack the budgets, time and resources to offer and maintain a wider array of benefits to attract and retain the best workforce possible. And they can develop a partnership with their employees to achieve better health.  You the broker can strengthen your relationships, and cement your “trusted business advisor” status with your clients by delivering a wider array of employee benefits solutions.
Peter Young has held senior management, consulting, marketing and sales positions in the workers’ compensation, rehabilitation, and health carefields for more than 14 years.  Prior to joining Paramount Preferred Solutions, he directed business consulting practices, with significant P&L responsibility, for more than 20 years in the healthcare services, financial services, business services, and telecommunications industries.Peter knows how to evaluate best case strategies to resolve complex business risk and cost challenges, and proactively communicate solutions to clients of all sizes.
Peter has earned a B.S.B.A. degree from The Ohio State University, Columbus, and an M.B.A from The Weatherhead School of Management, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland. Peter has also taught sales and marketing courses and seminars at several local universities and has served on the Board of several local and national organizations and charities.
Ray DeAngelis is an accomplished and passionate Health-Care professional with a strong background in Operations, Sales Management and Business Development, specifically in IT, Employee Group Insurance and Hospital systems that’s provided him a “behind the scene” pulse on the rising costs of healthcare, as well as an understanding the vital role today’s technology will play in improving medical outcomes and more affordability. Understanding only too well the challenges that face all stakeholders in the Healthcare Insurance sector, Ray continues to seek out as well as support innovative ways that will continue to drive down health care cost that threatens affordable care for those who need it most.
 Ray holds an B.A. in Business Management from Malone University in Canton, and currently serves in the role of Regional Physician Relations for the ProMedica hospital system where he works closely with the Cleveland Clinic, MetroHealth and Akron General, and most recently, served as Director of Business Development and Network Growth at the MetroHealth System.
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