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Doubletree Hotel at Westport, St. Louis

September 15-16, 2022

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Register now for the Missouri Benefit Specialists Symposium

Join brokers, agents and providers from NAHU chapters in St. Louis, Springfield and central Missouri for Missouri’s Benefits Specialists Symposium September 15-16, 2022, at the Doubletree Hotel at Westport.

The two-day seminar features a Medicare Mini-Summit along with nationally recognized speakers on group and individual plan topics, a trade show and networking reception.

Rooms Available for the Symposium at the DoubleTree

A block of rooms has been reserved for September 15-16, 2022, with a special room rate of $129 per night.

Booking a room from the reservation site is simple. To begin the process, click on “Book a Room” to receive the special rate.

See you at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel St. Louis – Westport in September!

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel St. Louis-Westport
1973 Craigshire Road
Saint Louis, Missouri 63146
(314) 434-0100


Thursday, September 15
12:30 p.m. Symposium Registration Plaza Foyer

Opening Program Sponsored by

The Changing Medicare Compliance Landscape
Chalen Jackson
Key Accounts Specialist
Senior Marketing Specialists

Working Past 65 – Medicare and Employer Coverage
Kevin Hovis, Samantha Grossbauer
Hovis and Associates

Medicare Direct Contracting
Chalen Jackson
Key Accounts Specialist
Senior Marketing Specialists

Plaza Ballroom
4:30-7:00 Trade Show Grand Opening and VIP Reception

Price Transparency and Surprise Billing — The Future of Healthcare Shopping
Randy Pate
Randolph Pate Advisors

In his most recent government role as Deputy Administrator of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and Director of the Center for Consumer Information and Insurance Oversight (CCIIO), Pate was responsible for overseeing the Health Insurance Exchanges and was instrumental in several major health policy initiatives.

Friday, September 16
7:30-8:30 a.m.

Registration and Continental Breakfast sponsored by 


Health Insurance for Under 65 Landscape and its Future
Joe Krivelow
Healthcare Solutions Team
Compass Health Consultants

Plaza Ballroom
9:30-9:45 Table Talks
9:45-10:30 Exhibit Hall Open / Break

COBRA Compliance and Common Pitfalls

Christyona J. Pham, J.D.
Senior Benefits Advisor
U.S. Department of Labor
Employee Benefits Security Administration

Plaza Ballroom
11:30-11:45 Gold Sponsor Remarks — Delta Dental Plaza Ballroom
11:45 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Lunch and Exhibit Hall Open Plaza Ballroom

Keynote Speaker

The Role of the Agent/Broker in Today’s Marketplace

Randy Pate
Randolph Pate Advisors

With over fifteen years of experience in key healthcare policy leadership roles in the private sector, two presidential administrations, and on Capitol Hill, Randolph Pate Advisors understands that achieving results requires both effective strategic planning and a robust network of partners to turn priorities into measurable success.

Plaza Ballroom
1:30-2:00 Bar Break / Exhibit Hall Open Plaza Ballroom

Understanding Health Plans for Niche Groups

Strategies for developing and offering niche group health plans to individuals and employers.

Randy Wehner
Benefits Consultant

Brandon Scarborough
Executive Director of Sales
Allied National

Plaza Ballroom
3:00 Final Remarks, Attendance Drawings and Exhibit Hall Open Plaza Ballroom

Symposium Registration

Registration Type

Early (Up to Sept. 1)

Standard (After Sept. 1)

Reserve a Table with Company Recognition

Tables seat 8



NAHU Members & Guests*






All Others



*All guest registrations must be paid by the member to get the member rate.

**Includes CE Credits, two drink tickets and heavy hors d’oeuevres at Grand Opening Cocktail Reception

Annual Sponsors

Gold Level
Delta Dental
Lodging Hospitality Management

Silver Level
United Healthcare

Bronze Level
ABY Benefits
NueSynergy, Inc.

Agency Sponsors
Blue Chip Consortium

Symposium Sponsors

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