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Employer training dates

The following are the insurance employer training classes and dates. You may register here to attend a class.

 

Insurance Benefits - A comprehensive two day employer training class on insurance benefits for benefits administrators and other personnel. Our Field Services team conducts this training in small, informal sessions that encourage participation and welcome any questions or comments. The class, held at PEBA’s office in Columbia, begins at 9:30 a.m. and ends at 4:30 p.m. each day.

 

Day one of training includes information on when to offer insurance to eligible employees, the insurance programs available and how to administer benefits when an employee has a change in status, such as unpaid leave or a reduction of hours. Day two of training includes information on the tools and resources needed to administer the insurance programs, such as Employee Benefits Services (EBS), MyBenefits and others.

 

  • November 14-15, 2017
  • January 30-31, 2018
  • February 13-14, 2018
  • April 10-11, 2018
  • May 22-23, 2018
  • June 19-20, 2018
  • July 17-18, 2018

 

COBRA - A half-day employer training class for benefits administrators on the administration of COBRA. The information will assist you in counseling an employee who loses insurance coverage due to a voluntary termination, an involuntary termination or a reduction in hours. You will also learn how to ensure your group is in compliance with all federal COBRA regulations. The class, held at PEBA’s office in Columbia, begins at 9:30 a.m. and ends at 12:30 p.m.

 

  • January 18
  • March 13
  • June 5

 

MoneyPlus - A half-day employer training class for benefits administrators on MoneyPlus, the flexible benefits program designed to help employees keep more of their income by paying some expenses with pretax dollars. The class explains the benefits of MoneyPlus, how it operates, and how to educate and enroll employees in the program. The class, held at PEBA’s office in Columbia, begins at 10 a.m. and ends at 12:30 p.m.

 

  • January 23
  • March 26
  • June 26
  • August 21

 

Retirement, Disability and Death - A half-day employer training class for benefits administrators on retiree insurance eligibility and options, disability retirement, and administering death benefits. The class also includes information on survivor coverage. Our Field Services team conducts this training in a small, informal session that encourages participation and welcomes any questions or comments. The class, held at PEBA’s office in Columbia, begins at 9:30 a.m. and ends at 12:30 p.m.

 

  • January 9
  • March 6
  • May 8

 

You will need to provide your own training materials. Presentations for each of the classes are available below. The Benefits Administrator Manual and Insurance Benefits Guide are also available, but are not required for the training. For more information, email Field Services.

 

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Columbia, SC 29223

803.737.6800 | 888.260.9430

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