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2017 Mountain Benefits Savings Solutions and Market Update

Denver Tech Insurance

Thursday, August 3, 2017 from 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM (MDT)

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Our event has been moved to August 3 2017 (after the Department of Insurance releases health insurance rates in mid July) and to work with the speakers schedules and travel to Summit County.  Thank you for understanding.

2017 Employee Benefits Update for Mountain/Resort Small Businesses

Our Guest Speakers:

  • Manuel Rivale-Connect For Health Colorado
  • Noah Koch Aetna 
  • Stacey Gilbert, Denver Tech Insurance
  • Larry Stone-Stone CPA/Colorado Tax Coach
  • Jack Taylor-Colorado Workforce Center

This event is exclusively for Small Business with 2 or more employees: We will have snacks and soft drinks during the presentation.

Stacey Gilbert Denver Tech Insurance, Employee Benefits Consultant/Business Coverage Specialist and Connect For Health Certified Broker

  • How legislative changes by 2020 will impact small business employers move from individual coverage to the small group market
  • Results of the insurance company filings/rates Who stays, who changes and how this affects your business and employees.  
  • Why you want to act now and AVOID the end of the year turmoil from Sept-Dec with the long cues and service issues.  

Manuel Rivale, Director Business Development, Connect For Health Colorado

  • We'll discuss the choices in the SHOP program for those businesses with 2 to 100 employees, which includes Connect for Health Colorado’s SHOP plans, the electronic enrollment of multi-carrier plans and the one-bill/multiple-carrier payment ease along with the commitment of the insurance carriers that will be participating in 2018
  • SHOP Tax Credit available for small business under 25 employees who have workers with low wages, including many low revenue startups, which is only available on Connect for Health Colorado. 

Noah Koch,  Aetna Sales Executive

  • The two path's for small group insurance market going forward: "Underwritten and fully insured" and what is driving the changes in the market regardless of what legislation is passed along with Aetna's path going forward nationally. 
  • Aetna's newest product that will reduce your premiums by 20-40% compared with the community rated/ACA small group market and qualify for cash back at the end of a plan year for qualified healthy groups of five or more enrolled employees. Yes, we said CASH BACK! 


Stacey Gilbert will complete the benefits portion of the seminar with some additional solutions: 


  • Small businesses with a mature demographic ages 40-64 can save 15-30% over their current individual and small group premiums with alternatives.
  • A group insurance program with DENVER rates for mountain groups of 5 or more healthy employees that can save the average mountain group thousands of dollars annually.


Larry Stone, CPA, Stone CPA   Important tax items that affect your business

  • Is Your Small Business Audit Ready?  How to Avoid IRS Fines/Penalties.
  • HSA's, FSA's and Section 125 plans

Jack Taylor, Colorado Workforce Center

  • The big problem of misclassificaton of workers which is prevelant in the technology, construction and other industries.  Avoiding fines/penalties with the DOL

Open enrollment is OPEN year round for groups with 2 or more employees.  We will not be discussing enrollment in PEAK/Medicaid or individual coverage at this event.   

Important Note to Salespeople: This event is intended for small businesses with two or more eligible employees (not covered by spouses coverage) and area CPA's/bookkeepers.  It's not a networking event to find clients. If you are a sales rep (insurance/financial services, MLM, etc) please do not sign up as we have limited space for the small businesses and our partner providers interested in learning how to help their employees and clients

Have questions about 2017 Mountain Benefits Savings Solutions and Market Update? Contact Denver Tech Insurance

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Summit County Community and Senior Center
83 Nancy's Place
Frisco, CO 80443

Thursday, August 3, 2017 from 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM (MDT)

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Denver Tech Insurance

Denver Tech Insurance provides small group health insurance, alternative plans, PEO brokerage/analysis, Cyber Liability, Technology and Healthcare E&O and Workers Compensation for Startups/Early Stage and growing small business in the IT, Healthcare, Construction and other industries.

Denver Tech Insurance hosts a variety of employee benefits seminars in the front range and mountain communities throughout the year and has moderated Cyber Security panel event for Denver Startup Week and the Innovation Pavilion.

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