Overview

May 22
11AM PT, 2PM ET

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State and local government agencies across the nation are struggling with rising retiree health care costs.

Join us May 22 to discover how the City of Memphis uses an innovative private individual marketplace approach to make health care benefits sustainable and give retirees more affordable health plan options. Memphis Chief Human Resources Officer Alex Smith and experts from the Governing Institute will discuss the growing need to address retiree health costs and other post-retirement benefit (OPEB) liabilities during an informative and interactive 60-minute webcast. You will learn:

-How Memphis cut annual premiums by almost $3,000 for 99 percent of its Medicare-eligible retirees
-How the City achieved greater control over its retiree health costs and liabilities
-Why you need a plan to address your OPEB liabilities

Speakers

Alex Smith

Alex Smith

Chief Human Resources Officer, City of Memphis

Marianne Steger

Marianne Steger

Health Care Consultant and Former Director of Health Care, Ohio Public Employees Retirement System

John Barkett

John Barkett

Senior Director of Policy Affairs, Willis Towers Watson

Lisa Wong

Lisa Wong — Moderator

Former Mayor of Fitchburg, MA; Senior Fellow, Governing Institute