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Explore BenefitsMN for 2023

Thursday, September 15, 09:30 AM - Thursday, September 15, 2022, 11:00 AM
Thursday, September 15, 2022, 09:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Fee: Free

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Is your nonprofit ready to offer health coverage to your staff for the first time? Are you curious if there are options that are more affordable or provide better coverage than what you currently offer? Is your current benefits offering negatively impacting your ability to find and keep skilled employees?

If you answered yes to any of the questions above, there’s no better time to start the process of exploring your options for the year to come.

The Minnesota Council of Nonprofits invites you to learn more about BenefitsMN, the association health plan open to MCN member organizations. Now in its second year, BenefitsMN has 103 nonprofit organizations participating, covering 752 nonprofit employees and 1,202 lives in total. As 2023 approaches, those numbers continue to grow, giving BenefitsMN even more bargaining power when negotiating for and providing comprehensive, affordable plan offerings from plan provider, Medica.

During this free virtual session, you’ll learn key findings from the first three years of BenefitsMN, as well as information about the health plans, networks, pricing, and related benefits that can help your organization attract, retain, and support your staff.

Speaker Information

Jack DuffyAs an area senior vice president and health benefits expert with Gallagher, Jack Duffy focuses primarily on partnering with nonprofits to find the benefits solutions that will keep their organization sustainable, teams supported, and missions moving forward. He utilizes employee benefits when partnering with nonprofits to attract, retain, and engage their employees. He believes that benchmarking, communication, and education are essential to improving healthcare.

margie-siegel-bioMargie Siegel is the team lead for MCN’s association health plan. In this role, she’s working closely with MCN staff to design and build a pooled health care benefit option for members. Margie was most recently the director of the Center for Nonprofit Management at the University of St. Thomas. In that role, she worked with students pursuing experience and opportunities in social entrepreneurship, via both coursework and extracurricular programming.fDuring her 22-year tenure at the University, she managed a variety of capacity building services and executive education programs for nonprofits, including co-sponsoring the Nonprofit Essentials Conference with MCN held each year at St. Thomas. Prior to that, Margie led the Marcy Arts Partnership and the Japan America Society of Minnesota, and also served as associate director of the Charities Review Council. She has an MBA from the Chicago Booth School of Business.

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