The Real Cost of COVID: The Hidden Impact on 2021 Budgets (and What To Do About It)

Presenters: Helen Calvin, Jellyvision; and Deb Gordon, The Aspen Institute

View live: March 15, 2021, 2 p.m. ET / 11 a.m. PT (available for on-demand viewing through September 2021)

Program length: 60 minutes

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The pandemic continues to ravage our healthcare system. And for employers, the layoffs and budget cuts of 2020 have created unexpected hardships. But the true cost for employers won’t come until 2021 and beyond when employees finally begin to deal with the health issues they’ve been ignoring, behavioral health concerns balloon and claims costs skyrocket.

In this program, you'll learn:

  • Why the reprieve in healthcare costs in 2020 will quickly be overrun by increases in 2021 
  • How much costs are expected to rise in 2021, based on expert estimates 
  • Strategies to tackle the unsustainable trajectory of healthcare costs that begin with engaging your employees

About the Presenters: Helen Calvin is Jellyvision's chief revenue officer. Since 2010, she’s been growing the company’s behavioral science expertise and leading the marketing, sales and account management teams behind ALEX, the most helpful employee-decision support platform on the planet. In 2016, she was named one of Crain’s Tech 50, a list of tech luminaries based in the Chicago area.

Deb Gordon is a seasoned executive specializing in healthcare innovation, strategy, marketing, communications and growth. She has held a variety of executive roles in healthcare and also spent nearly a decade leading the marketing for a health plan that served low- and moderate-income Massachusetts residents. Gordon is the author of The Health Care Consumer's Manifesto.

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SHRM Certification has approved this webcast for 1 PDC toward SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP recertification. A program code will be provided at the end of the webcast. The program also meets recertification credit standards set by the HR Certification Institute and other HR certifying bodies, but candidates must manually enter their activity into their records.

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This webcast is sponsored by Jellyvision



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