Downstate (North) Spring Seminar

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June 13, 2019  Culinary Institute of America, Hyde Park


8:30 AM - 9:00 AM | Registration and Light Networking Breakfast


9:00 AM - 9:10 AM | Opening Remarks


9:10 AM - 10:00 AM | Special Pay Plans and Your Retirement

1 CPE- Advisory Services | 1 GFI Elective Credit


C. Kurt Miller, Managing Director, US Bencor, Inc


Session Learning Objectives

  • The components of Special Pay Plans are and how they are funded.
  • How funding Special Pay Plans benefit both the employee and employer.
  • How these plans are created and administered in the public sector.


9:55 AM - 10:15 AM | Mid-Morning Break


10:15 AM - 11:30 AM | Health Insurance:  Market Overview, Trends and Cost Drivers 

1.5 CPE - Advisory Services | 1.5 GFI Elective Credits


Michael L. Frank, ASA, FCA, MAAA, President and Actuary, Aquarius Capital


Session Learning Objectives

  • Overview of the health insurance market.     
  • Recent trends with insurers and health care providers.     
  • Developments in the self-insurance market.
  • Impacts of technology on billing practices.
  • Understanding discounts and rebates when contracting for pharmacy benefits.    


11:30 AM - 1:00 PM | Lunch


Please Note:  Both the South and North Downstate Spring Seminars are the same program.

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Registration Policy:
Payment should be made in advance or brought with you to the seminar. Pre-registration is preferred. On-site registrations are accepted; however there will be an additional fee of $10.00.

Cancellation Policy: 
Any cancellations before May 1, 2019 will be charged an Administrative Fee of $15.00. 
The registration fee will NOT be refunded for cancellations received after this date. 
Cancellation notices may be emailed to
No Shows are liable for all registration fees.

June 13th, 2019 8:30 AM   through   1:00 PM
Culinary Institute of America, Marriott Pavilion
1946 Campus Dr
Hyde Park, NY 12538-1499
United States
Seminar Fee
Seminar Fee
Member $ 95.00
Non-Member $ 190.00