SEMINAR FOR EMPLOYERS ON MEDICARE PRESCRIPTION DRUG IMPROVEMENT AND MODERNIZATION ACT FOCUSES ON RETIREE BENEFITS
Friday, March 18, 2005
CHICAGO (March 18, 2005) - Bankers
Life and Casualty Company, Chicago, hosts a free informational
seminar on The Medicare Prescription Drug Improvement and
Modernization Act at the Intercontinental Chicago Hotel on Tuesday,
April 5, 2005.
The panel of government and industry
experts will focus on helping employers understand the potential
effects and implications on retiree benefits. Changes taking effect
in January 2006 will be the emphasis.
The presenter will be Leslie V.
Norwalk, Esq., Deputy Administrator, The Centers for Medicare &
Medicaid Services (CMS). Panelists include Jeff Schulte, Senior
Partner, AXIA Strategies; Dawn E. Helwig, Principal, Consulting
Actuary, Milliman, Inc.; Eric L. Smithback, Principal, Consulting
Actuary Milliman, Inc.; and Joe Altman, Principal, Towers
The Intercontinental Hotel is located
at 505 N. Michigan Avenue. The seminar will take place in the
Seville Room, 1st Floor, from 8:30 a.m. to noon. Continental
breakfast will be served.
Seats are limited to the first 200
respondents. For more information please call Brian Blandford at
Established in 1879 and headquartered
at the historic Merchandise Mart in downtown Chicago, Bankers Life
and Casualty Company focuses exclusively on the financial security
needs of seniors. The company offers a broad portfolio of health
and life insurance and retirement savings products designed
especially for seniors. These products are distributed through a
national network of professionally trained company agents. Visit us
online at www.bankers.com.