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September 30, 2020 | 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
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Election 2020 – Benefits Considerations for Employers
Presented by Annette Bechtold,
Senior Vice President of Regulatory Affairs and Reform Initiatives, OneDigital

With the November election just around the corner, employers are wondering what the potential impact might be on their organization and employees.  Health care is one of the hottest items on every candidate’s ticket, with each proposing a distinct approach to keeping Americans healthy and costs down.

During this webinar, Annette Bechtold, Senior Vice President of Regulatory Affairs and Reform Initiatives at OneDigital, will discuss:

  • Each presidential candidate’s health care platforms as well as implications for employers
  • Ways the election results may impact benefits strategy
  • Critical legislative, regulatory and judicial updates as well as the latest Executive Orders


Members – Included with membership

Guests and Future Members – $35*

*May be applied toward membership in MT|SHRM. Contact Shannan Duggin at 615-499-5150

Details: Registration will close at 3:00 PM the day before the webinar, and log-in instructions will be emailed directly from the webinar host.

  This event has been submitted to SHRM Certification and HR Certification Institute for review.  

As senior vice president of regulatory affairs and reform initiatives, Bechtold is responsible for health care reform initiatives, compliance, and strategic development at OneDigital. She advises, educates and supports OneDigital’s overall corporate tactics and client support issues.  She joined OneDigital in 2005 as vice president of operations and was later promoted to senior vice president of operations and strategic development before taking on her current role.

Prior to joining OneDigital, Bechtold has held other sales, operations management, and executive positions with Member Insurance Agency in Illinois and Georgia and John Hancock Mutual Life Insurance in Illinois. She was named "Employee Benefit Adviser of the Year" by Employee Benefit Adviser magazine in 2010.  In 2019 Annette was honored with the Distinguished Service Award from the national chapter of the National Association of Health Underwriters (NAHU), and the Kathy Cruce Award, the highest honor bestowed by Georgia’s NAHU state chapter.

A graduate of the University of Illinois Champaign-Urbana, Bechtold earned a bachelor’s degree in finance, specializing in insurance and risk management. She’s a Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC), a Chartered Healthcare Consultant (ChHC), and a Registered Employee Benefits Consultant (REBC).  She is licensed in life, health, property and casualty.  She is a past president and current legislative chair of both the Atlanta Association of Health Underwriters (AAHU and the Georgia Association of Health Underwriters (GAHU).  She is past chair of the National Association of Health Underwriters (NAHU)’s legislative council and a current member of the legislative council’s employer working group, prescription drug task force, surprise billing working group, Compliance Corner committee, Principal’s Council, and the Futures Advisory Council.


$0.00 MT|SHRM Member Ticket

$35.00 Future Member/ Guest Ticket