Sarah Friend, Employee Benefits Consultant at The Partners Group in Portland, Oregon is featured in The Portland Business Journal article, “Elizabeth Hayes: Panic time for employers?” by Elizabeth Hayes.

PORTLAND, Oregon, May 19, 2014, by Elizabeth Hayes, Staff Reporter – Portland Business Journal – With all the news coming out of Cover Oregon and the focus on individual insurance, it’s no wonder I’ve been neglecting the group market in recent months.

But health reform is coming soon to the employer sphere, too, so Oregon businesses would do well to prepare now.

“2014 is the year to understand the details and nuances of the law,” said Sarah Friend, an employee benefits consultant with Portland-based consulting firm The Partners Group.

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About The Partners Group

The Partners Group is a locally-owned and independent consulting firm specializing in employee benefits, financial services, and risk management, with offices in Bellevue, Portland, and Bend. We do more than provide exceptional employee benefits, commercial insurance and wealth management services. Driven by an unswerving commitment to our clients, we develop partnerships that ensure extraordinary solutions.