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EVENT NOW CLOSED: Employee Benefits, How to Hit a Moving Target presented by Brady Ayala and Sponsored by Metro Tech Downtown Business Campus


1700 Springlake Drive, Oklahoma City, OK
July 26th, 2018 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM


Employee Benefits, How to Hit a Moving Target

 We will examine the current status of our ever-changing health and welfare climate.  Explore cost drivers in your medical and pharmacy spend, trends in technology, care delivery, network arrangements and partnerships.  Learn what you can do to lower cost and deliver greater employee satisfaction and transparency. 

 Learning Points

 1.      Explore statistics on what is most important to employees regarding health insurance and why

2.      Explore cost drivers in medical spend

3.      Explore what is driving Rx inflation and rising costs, including specialty medications and biotherapy

4.      Learn best practices on communicating and educating employees on healthcare and insurance

5.      Explore different carrier contracts, network arrangements and technology driving opportunities to lower healthcare spend

  Our Speaker:  Brady Ayala, Benefits Specialist


Brady started his career in HR and has been helping Employers and Employees with their benefits’ needs for over a decade.  He currently works with many of the top non-profit and for profit companies in the State of Oklahoma and is an expert in many funding arrangements including self-funded contracts and fully insured plans.  He specializes in long term strategic benefit plan designs; including technology, claims analysis and reporting, contract and rate negotiations, health care legislation and HR compliance, employee communications and wellness programs.  He currently sits on the Board of Directors for the Oklahoma State HR Society (OKHR) as well as OCHRS and Upward Transitions, a nonprofit that is helping end generational poverty in the OKC metro.  He is married, has 2 young children and lives in the Edmond, OK area. 

Our Sponsor:

 The Metro Tech Downtown Business Campus is a top resource for quality training and professional development, offering customized training to meet specific business needs and help today’s companies thrive in a fast-paced, high-tech business world. Our HR training programs include topics in the areas of Leadership and Employee Development, Organizational Development, HR management and Coaching. Microsoft, Apple and Adobe Courses are also available, as well as Health & Safety Training to help businesses assure a safe work environment. For more information, call 405.595.4090 or visit


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 OCHRS is recognized by SHRM to offer Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP