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2024 NABIP-Oregon NW Medicare Summit
Tuesday, July 16, 2024 to Wednesday, July 17, 2024
Category: NABIP-OR

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NW Medicare Summit Event Details

July 16-17, 2024
Salem Convention Center, Salem, Oregon

Event Registration Fee

NABIP OREGON/NABIP Member*: $225.00 | Non-Member: $275.00
*For out of state NABIP members, please contact the NABIP Office at [email protected] for a discount code.
New this year! Purchase a table at the NW Medicare Summit for $1,575! You'll get 8 registrations for the price of 7. Perfect for inviting your partner agents and brokers to sit with you or bring a group of people from your company. To take advantage of this discount, please email NABIP Oregon Events at [email protected] with your request. Once approved, you will receive your unique discount code. 
Registration Fee Includes:
  • July 16th Medicare Summit Welcome Reception and Afternoon Education
  • July 17th Medicare Summit Breakfast, Morning Education and Lunch

Event Schedule

Tuesday, July 16, 2024
 (Note: Times below may change)

1:00 PM
Registration Open and Networking with Exhibitors 

2:00 PM
Welcome and Opening Remarks  

2:10 PM
Know the 10 Warning Signs
Presented by Janis Jasinsky, Alzheimer's Association of Oregon and SW Washington
Alzheimer's and other dementias cause memory, thinking, and behavior changes that interfere with daily living. Learn about common warning signs of Alzheimer's and what symptoms to look for in yourself and others, as well as tips to approach someone who is experiencing changes in their memory, the benefit of early detection and diagnosis, and more

3:00 PM
Aging Population and Selling/Servicing Ethically
Presented by  Bobbi Kaelin, CHRS, CDHC, SPC, PAYPROTPA. 
This presentation is designed to give agents/brokers tools and resources, along with pertinent information and processes, that will aid in ethically selling and serving aging clients that may be faced with memory loss. 

4:00 PM
Roundtable Discussion with Focus on Dealing with People with Diminished Capacity and CMS Final Rules
Moderated by the NABIP-Oregon Medicare Committee
The roundtable discussion will focus on: Working with clients that have diminished capacity and CMS Final Rule Changes

5:05 PM
Closing Remarks 

5:15 PM
NW Medicare Summit Welcome Reception
We will celebrate a great first day and enjoy each other's company along with tasty beverages and delicious food at our evening reception sponsored by Devoted Health, Columbia Benefit Solutions, Inc. and Boone Insurance Associates. 

Wednesday, July 17, 2024

7:30 AM
Registration Open, Breakfast and Networking with Exhibitors                   

8:00 AM
Welcome and Opening Remarks 

8:10 AM
Surviving Burnout: Recover, Revive and Thrive
Presented by Wendy Lippard, Lippard Enterprises, LLC
Break through burnout with proven methods. By applying these techniques on communication and emotional intelligence, you can have a better day and provide a higher level of customer service. Practicing and mastering skills including assertiveness, active listening, and reframing can help you build relationships and resolve problems faster. Fulfill the mission and be empowered at a whole new level!

9:10 AM
Long Term Care Insurance - Policy Disclosures and Plan Design 
Presented by Steven Santos, LTCP, GBS Insurance and Financial Services
This seminar will cover key topics related to rate increases, ensuring consumers are well-informed to make quality decisions. We will explore what decision-makers need to know during claims and evaluate different types of insurance, including Traditional LTC, Life Insurance with a Rider, and Asset-Based LTC Insurance, to understand which options best suit various personalities and objectives. Real case studies will be used to apply the concepts learned.

10:00 AM
Break with Exhibitors   

10:15 AM
Oregon and Washington Medicare Legislative Overview
Presented by Tom Holt, NABIP Oregon lobbyist
A high-level overview of legislative dynamics and priority policies considered by the 2024 Legislature. A detailed report on the health care and insurance legislation impacting Medicare health underwriters considered by the 2024 Legislature. A look ahead at the issues likely to come before the Legislature in 2025 and beyond.

11:10 AM
NABIP National Medicare Issues & Efforts
We will examine an overview of the current national congressional landscape; Medicare-specific issues, including prescription drug negotiations, COBRA as creditable coverage; observation status, telehealth, Medicare-for-All proposals; proposed and finalized regulations that impact Medicare beneficiaries and agents; NABIP federal successes; and how NABIP members, the overall agent/broker community can get involved. 
Presented by Michael Andel, NABIP VP Congressional Affairs

12:05 PM
Exhibitor Break 

12:30 PM

1:30 PM
NW Medicare Summit Concludes

*We invite all NW Medicare Summit to stay and attend the NABIP Annual Convention for a discount price of $100. Click here for Convention details.




Event Location

Our event will take place in the Salem Convention Center

Salem Convention Center
200 Commercial St SE
Salem, OR 97301

Hotel Information

We will be at the Grand Hotel, which is adjacent and a short indoor walk through the lobby to the Salem Convention Center. 

The Grand Hotel in Salem 
201 Liberty Street SE
Salem, OR 97301
Reservations: 1-877-540-7800 (mention that you are attending the NABIP Oregon Medicare Summit to get the conference discounted rate)
Book your room online


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