Must-Have Ideas for TPAs
SPBA meetings have earned a unique reputation for the value they offer in sharing insights and ideas you can use in day-to-day operations – guidance your TPA firm will need to survive and thrive in the ever-changing world of employee benefits. Our exhibit-free meetings are a special opportunity for education-minded TPAs and Service Partners (Stop-Loss and Technology Service Partners) to gather and brainstorm on industry challenges.
Regulatory-focused, these meetings are held in Washington DC and present a rare opportunity for candid, off-the-record sharing in the “family,” plus face-to-face mutual education with the government officials who directly make – and enforce – the rules. Members have the chance to interact with top reg writers who aid in understanding new requirements and often look to our attendees for assistance in shaping them. SPBA Spring meeting discussions have been key to altering many important regulations that could have been costly to workers, employers, administrators and the government. Government regulators await our annual Spring conference as a chance to brainstorm with employee benefit experts of SPBA.
Our Fall conferences focus on the operational side of running an efficient TPA firm and the new options and markets to offer clients. The candid exchange among TPA peers has proven to be an unbeatable way to gather insights from experienced peers. Topics have included: benchmarking, tracking profitability/costs per client, sales/growth strategies, TPA contract language and cyber security. Members are surveyed throughout the year and provide input on the top issues they want to see covered. The SPBA uses this feedback to shape the fall conference schedule and provide as much take-home value as possible.