January 2015 Membership Meeting

  • Wed, January 14, 2015
  • 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Capital City Country Club
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Join us for our January membership meeting, The Affordable Care Act (ACA) 2015 and beyond, presented by Ken Stevenson, on Wednesday, January 14, 2015 from 11:30am - 1:00pm at the Capital City Country Club.

Employers and HR professionals need to become well versed in the rules and regulations of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) – or risk fines for respective organizations. This presentation will cover:

1. Employer requirements in 2015

a. IRS reporting for employers
b. Penalties start now.

2. Lessons Learned from ACA open enrollment

a. Who enrolled and Who didn’t
b. Did the ACA work?
c. Uninsured today vs. 2010
d. Has anything really changed?

3. State of the small group market

a. Age banded rating vs. composite rating

4. Looking forward

a. Private Exchanges
b. ACO's, Captives and Co-ops
c. Cadillac Tax

Presenter: Ken Stevenson

Ken is Vice President of the Earl Bacon Agency, managing the employee benefits department. He has
been with the Earl Bacon Agency for 13 years and specializes in providing employee benefit choices and
compliance advice to the business community.

In 2003 Ken was appointed by Governor Jeb Bush to serve on the Governor’s Task Force on Access to
Affordable Health Insurance. In 2011 he was appointed to the Florida Health Choices agent steering committee and serves as Vice-Chair.

Ken currently serves as the Vice President for the Florida Association of Health Underwriters (FAHU). 
He also served at their Legislative Chair from 2011-2014. In 2012 he was named Floridian of the Year by 

His career includes serving as the State of Florida Property Risk Manager; several years as a National 
Sales Trainer and Consultant; and sales manager for a national insurance agency.

Ken is a Graduate of Furman University and holds several professional designations.  

This program has been approved by HRCI for 1 hour of general certification credit. 

 Registration closes Monday, January 12th. 

At the January Membership Meeting, we will be collecting spare change for Lee's Place.

Lee’s Place is a nonprofit grief and loss counseling center whose mission is to provide quality therapy to adults, children, and families, regardless of their financial circumstances, who are coping with loss, trauma, or life changing experiences, while offering specialized training and education to the community.  Serving all ages over 4, Lee’s Place assists people from Leon, Gadsden, Wakulla, Jefferson and Franklin counties.


Founded in 2000 by Dr. Brenda Rabalais, Lee’s Place is named in memory of her son Lee, who died at the age of 14.  From that life changing experience the idea and passion to honor Lee and to help others in our community was born.  Already a therapist, Dr. Rabalais created a center where people can receive quality, licensed, therapeutic services in a warm and nurturing environment.

In order to receive a refund for your registration it must be canceled by Monday, January 12, 2015.

Cancellation notices can be sent to membership@bigbendshrm.org or treasurer@bigbendshrm.org.


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