Session Descriptions

Connecting Authentically and Effectively

Knowledge is Power. Agents are experts when it comes to the different insurance options available to clients. But how can you best communicate that knowledge with your clients? Positioning yourself authentically opens the door for relationships built on trust, and can lead to you becoming a resource to your community. Don’t miss this engaging session designed to motivate and inspire.

NAHU Update
Marcy Buckner, J.D., SVP of Government Relations, NAHU

Get the federal legislative update from the NAHU Senior Vie PResident of Government Affairs. Explore current legislation affecting the industry and how these changes will affect agents and clients.

Can the Free Market Fix Healthcare?
Thornton Kirby, FACHE, President and CEO, SC Hospital Association

Thornton Kirby takes us on a journey of critical thinking, identifying the characteristics of a free market economy and applying those characteristics to the healthcare industry. By both examining the history of the U.S. healthcare system and the patterns that are driving increased costs, agents will better understand the impacts the free market can make on our healthcare system.

Trends in Medical Management
Tripp Jennings, M.D., CIO, BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina

Dr. Jennings, BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina’s chief innovation officer will examine how the latest COVID-19 updates, trends, and data lake innovations will shape medical management moving forward.

How the Pandemic has Shifted What Clients and Employees Want
Sims Tillirson, Benefits Consultant

The role of an HR pro has never been more difficult. Now more than ever, company leaders need to be able to meet their employees, not where they are, but where they want to be met. While BenAdmin Tech may have been a nice-to-have or a necessary evil in years past, the pandemic has taught us this technology is a MUST HAVE. Carriers and brokers must evolve to consult with prospects and clients on benefits technology or risk being left behind.

Join us March 17, 2022

USC Pastides Alumni Center
900 Senate Street
Columbia, SC  29201

One Goal: Making Agents Better.

SCAHU’s Annual Symposium offers a place where you can grow in your knowledge of insurance products and policies, meet new people, and learn about new products and services offered by exhibitors. More than 100 agents from around the state come together at this meeting. Come join us for open discussions, product education and CE.

Sponsor and Exhibitor Opportunities Are Available!
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