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    January 21, 2020~Breakfast Program Registration-New York Health Act

    Date: January 21, 2020, 8:00am – 10:00am
    Sheraton Tarrytown Hotel
    600 White Plains Road
    Tarrytown, NY 10591
    Event Type:
    Breakfast Program
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    New York Health Act - New York's Attempt at a Single Payer         Healthcare System

    Learn what you need to know about the efforts under way in Albany to establish a government-run single payer healthcare system in New York State.  Single Payer has emerged as a top priority in the State Legislature and will also be a major issue in the 2020 Presidential election.  This is a critical issue which will impact employers and employees.

    Learning Objectives:
    * Learn the difference between Universal Healthcare and Single Payer
    * Who is to be covered
    * Uninsured rate in New York
    * How a Single Payer healthcare system will impact the NYS budget
    * The projected cost of the New York Health Act
    * Impact to hospitals and other healthcare provider
    * The current Medicaid shortfall

    Speaker:  James D. Schutzer - Vice President of JDM Benefits

    Jamie Schutzer is the Vice President of JDM Benefits, an HR Benefits consultancy based in White Plains, NY. Associated with the firm since 2011, Jamie’s career in healthcare insurance spans over 20 years and has included leadership roles in employee benefits and insurance sales. He spent 10 years working in sales for carriers like Wellpoint and Oxford Health Plans.
    A frequent lecturer, Jamie presents to many organizations on the topic of the Affordable Care Act and sat on the New York State Health Benefit Exchange Regional Advisory Council. As an industry veteran, he understands the challenges businesses face to offer a competitive benefits program that attracts and retains top talent while managing the ever-rising costs of providing health care to its workforce.
    Jamie holds licenses for life, accident & health, and property and casualty insurance and is well-versed with key legislative and regulatory issues which impact clients on a local, state and national level.

    Insurance Industry Leadership
    * New York Metro Association of Health Underwriters (Past President, Current Legislative Chair)

    Public & Non-Profit Affiliations
    * Business Council of Westchester (BCW) (Board Member, Executive Committee Member, Treasurer)
    * New York State Health Benefits Exchange Regional Advisory Council

    Educational Speaking Experience
    * NPCCNY (Nonprofit Coordinating Committee of New York) workshops
    * BCW and Westchester County Association (WCA) panel presentations
    * Workplace Benefits Renaissance
    * Westchester Human Resource Management Association
    * New York State Society of CPAs (NYSSCPA)
    * Westchester County Board of Legislators
    * Frequently quoted in news stories (Wall Street Journal, Westchester County Business Journal, etc.)

    * 2019 National Association of Health Underwriters (NAHU) Distinguished Service Award
    * Daniel Colacino Legislative Excellence Award
    * New York Metro Association of Health Underwriters (NYMAHU) Lifetime Achievement Award
    * 2015 Employee Benefits Advisor’s “14 Politically Active Brokers to Know Across the U.S.”

    Education: The University at Albany, Bachelor of Arts
    Representative Speaking Topics
    * Broad range of health insurance topics and their impact on employers and employees:
    * Affordable Care Act
    * Tax Exclusion and Employer-Sponsored Health Insurance / The Individual Mandate
    * Cadillac Tax
    * Reference-Based Pricing
    * Employee Benefit Plans
    * Self-Insured Health Plans
    * Private Exchange
    * PEO (professional employer organizations)
    * Technology & Benefits
    * Single Payer/Medicare for All

    Sheraton Tarrytown Hotel

    600 White Plains Road

    Tarrytown, NY  10591

    This Program has been sponsored by JDM Benefits



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    Registration Fees


    • Online with credit card: $35.00
    • Walk In/No advance registration: $50.00 (check or exact cash)


    • Online with credit card: $40.00
    • Walk In/No advance registration: $50.00 (check or exact cash)

    Click HERE to Register NOW!


    If you have a problem registering online, send an email to or contact: Michael Lombardi, 

    HR Certification Institute 
    This program will be submitted recertification credit hours toward PHR, SPHR and GPHR recertification through the Human Resource Certification Institute (HRCI) and SHRM for SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP recertification credits.