Details of Mercer’s Survey of Employer Health Plans – March JSAHR Meeting

Posted on February 24, 2012 By

Kevin Carmelengo, a principal in Mercer Health & Benefits, will share the results of Mercer’s 26th comprehensive Annual Survey of Employer Health Plans, which tracks the actions and trends of U.S. employers, Thursday, March 8, 2012, at the monthly meeting of The Jersey Shore Association for Human Resources (JSAHR), a Superior Merit Award Chapter of SHRM (Society for Human Resource Management), 8:00 to 10:00 a.m., Jumping Brook Country Club, 210 Jumping Brook Road, Neptune, N.J.

Carmelengo will detail the survey’s findings about employers’ top concerns coming from health care reform mandates, evidence of how health management and incentive programs are impacting employee engagement and plan costs, the spike in the adoption of high-deductible consumer-directed health plans, and the cracking the $10,000 threshold for average health benefit costs per employee, among other facts, ideas and insights.

The registration fee and a full buffet breakfast is $25.00 for JSAHR members; $35.00 for nonmembers; and an additional $5.00 for walk-ins. To register, call Kathi Evans, JSAHR administrator, at 732-244-8892 or e-mail

About Kevin Carmelengo:  Kevin Carmelengo is a Principal and Senior Consultant who joined Mercer the Health and Benefits, September 2008. He has specific expertise in plan-design strategy, financial analysis, cost projections and financial modeling. Carmelengo has more than 25 years of experience in the employee benefits field. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management from Seton Hall University.