Join TPG at the Oregon Business Magazine’s Breakfast Series “Hot Topics/Cool Talks”

Prescription for a Cure: How to Manage Rising Health Insurance Costs
Forum features The Partners Group and our employer clients who will discuss real life case examples

Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017
7:30 AM to 9:00 AM (PDT)

Join us for the Oregon Business’ breakfast series “Hot Topics/Cool Talks.” The panelists will discuss how to manage rising health insurance costs.

The health care policy landscape is steeped in uncertainty, and employer insurance costs continue to climb. Yet high quality health care benefits packages rank at the top of the list for companies aiming to recruit and retain top talent.

Employers need to pay attention to new health care benefits innovations while taking advantage of proven strategies to reduce expenses.

Join Oregon Business and the Partners Group for a lively and informative conversation about how to boost employee wellness while controlling and even reducing health care benefits costs.

Our expert panelists will discuss the following topics:

  • Latest updates to the Affordable Care Act and how the law affects employers’ abilities to manage health care pricing
  • The transition from fully insured to self-funded plans and how that strategy saves money
  • How employers can implement multifaceted wellness programs aimed at improving employees’ health and reducing health costs over the long term.
  • Pharmacy benefit management strategies
  • Targeted strategies for small and large employers

Location: The Benson Hotel • 309 SW Broadway • Portland, OR 97205


  • Linda Baker, Editor, Oregon Business Magazine


  • Renae Coombs, Human Resources Manager, SAIF Corporation
  • Sarah Friend, Employee Benefits Consultant, The Partners Group
  • Rojita Raghubansh, Senior Vice President of Human Resources & Rick Management, Harsch Investment Properties

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Employee Benefits

The Employee Benefits Division of The Partners Group serves the employee benefit needs of over 500 West Coast employers, with offices in Portland, Lake Oswego, and Bend, OR; Bellevue, WA; and Bozeman MT. Our benefits consulting team specializes in providing a highly-consultative approach coupled with problem-solving wellness analytics, to help employers reduce healthcare costs, improve employee health, and create long-term health plan stability.

Business Consulting

The Business Consulting Division of The Partners Group is dedicated to consulting with healthcare systems and jumbo employers to manage the health and well being of their employees, families, and communities. Our focus is to provide an innovative, solution-oriented service that capitalizes on data to pinpoint potential problems. Whether it be uncovering potential sources of escalating healthcare costs, or other anomalies in data, this service provides endless, problem-solving advantages to a variety of industries.

Commercial Insurance

The Partners Group Commercial Insurance Division manages the business risks for hundreds of employers. We provide an unmatched depth and breadth in commercial insurance and risk management services combined with extraordinary people who possess an unusual ability to connect on a personal level. We work hard to understand the unique risks and exposures of your business, and identify the solutions to provide the right coverage for the right price. As an independent company The Partners Group can tailor solutions to work specifically for you, even creating new policies and programs, if that’s what you need.

Private Client Services

The Partners Group Private Client Services Division advises business owners and high income shareholder groups comprising just over 3,200 successful individuals, families and medical professionals on investment services, retirement planning, and personal insurance. We’ve been in business for over 30 years as a privately held company based in the Northwest, and we’re here to stay. Additionally, we are not tied to products and plans. We provide various platforms and a multitude of options to fit your needs, which can change over time as your life changes. When you work with TPG Private Client Services, you’re dealing with the shareholders of this firm, and we are honored to play a role your life, your family’s lives, and your next generation’s lives.