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2021 Findings: 2020’s Impact on Group Health Plans


Join us as JA’s own, Doug Johnson joins panelists Mary Delaney MS, PT, CWP (President, Vital Incite), and Dave Watt (Director, Indiana Large Group Sales, Anthem) to explore and compare early 2021 observations while looking back at claims utilization and financial impact as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. During this interactive discussion, you will discover:

  • *Normalized (pre-pandemic) claims utilization review, budget planning, and tracking
  • *How the pandemic has disrupted utilization
  • *The predicted future impact
  • *Best practices and modifying strategies for evolving through a pandemic

Be informed and prepared to succeed in 2021 by joining our experts on February 26th at 9 am ET.


Feb 26 2021


9:00 am - 10:00 am


Employee Benefits,


Virtual Event


Carrie Divens, JA Benefits
Click Here to Register to Attend


  • Dave Watt - Anthem
    Dave Watt - Anthem
    Director of Large Group Account Management

    Dave has been serving the Indiana client and advisory market in healthcare management and large account employee benefit strategy in state and around the country since March 2003, and currently is proud to serve as a leader in the Anthem Indiana Health Plan. Dave believes in practical creativity while connecting high-value Anthem solutions for my clients and relationships served. His specialties include Medical and Pharmacy Benefits Financial Consulting, Insurance Contract Negotiations, Employee Benefit Distribution Management, and Underwriting Liaison.

    Dave resides in Mooresville, Indiana with his family, and is a proud Hoosier having graduated from Indiana University in Healthcare Administration and Business.

  • Douglas Johnson CFP
    Douglas Johnson CFP
    Partner, Vice Chairman

    Doug is Partner and Vice Chairman of JA Benefits. In 1988, Doug established JA Benefits as a privately held company devoted to quality, expertise, and personal relationships. His clients value his personal attention, timeliness, and depth of knowledge.

    Doug has an extensive background in financial and employee benefits planning, with over 28 years of industry experience. His years of experience help clients work effectively towards their employee benefit goals by designing benefit plans that are based on informed choices and clients’ needs.

  • Mary Delaney MS PT CWP
    Mary Delaney MS PT CWP

    With proven success in the healthcare industry for developing new business, creating efficiencies in processes, sales, and management, Mary is motivated by a genuine desire to make a lasting difference in the evolving world of healthcare. Success will be in finding a more cost-efficient solution to provide care that actually reduces the risk and therefore improves the health of the population.

    Mary is the thought leader and creator behind the Vital Incite program. She founded Vital Incite in October of 2013 and brought a fresh perspective to the world of employee benefits. Having spent 23 years on the provider side of the healthcare industry provides Mary with the unique ability to see the big picture in healthcare and develop outside-of-the-box strategies and solutions. She has particular expertise in wellness solutions, disease management, utilization management, and clinic integration. Prior to joining Vital Incite, Mary served as the Director of Employee Health for American Health Network.

  • Milliman
    Worldwide provider of actuarial and related products

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