Are Health Care Costs Rising in Your Company? — June JSAHR Meeting

Posted on May 20, 2015 By

If your company is faced with ever increasing health insurance costs, attend the monthly meeting of JSAHR (The Jersey Shore Association for Human Resources), Thursday, June 11, 2015, at the from 8:00 to 10:00 a.m., Jumping Brook Country Club, 210 Jumping Brook Road, Neptune, N.J.

Karen Smith, the director of Population Health Management for USI, an insurance and consulting firm, will discuss a progressive approach to health care cost issues, including the evolution of wellness programs and national health trends.

Attendees will learn the key drivers of health care costs, how to create and sustain a culture of work place health, and how to use data to make informed cost management decisions that will deliver savings to their benefits programs.

The registration fee, including a full buffet breakfast, is $30.00 for JSAHR members; $40.00 for nonmembers; $25.00 for those in-transition, and $10.00 for full-time students. To register, email or call Christine Higgins, JSAHR chapter administrator, at 732-701-7155.

JSAHR is a Gold Excel award winner of SHRM (Society for Human Resource Management). USI, an insurance and consulting firm, is sponsoring June’s JSAHR meeting.

This program has been approved for 1.0 credit hour toward PHR and SPHR recertification through the Human Resource Certification Institute (HRCI). For more information about certification or recertification, visit

About Karen Smith:
Karen Smith is the Director of Population Health Management for USI Northeast. Smith has more than eight years of experience in worksite health promotion and population risk management. She works with the USI team to assist clients in the creation of sustainable workforce wellness solutions that address the modifiable health care costs and trends impacting an organization’s bottom line. Smith brings more than 20 years’ experience in marketing communications, project and vendor management, and sales support