California Association of Health Underwriters
This CAHU Podcast Series was developed by the Orange County Association of Health Underwriters (OCAHU) for the benefit of The California Association of Health Underwriters’ members and their employer and individual consumer clients. We will bring you important legislative and other updates, designed to assist our members and allow them to share with their employer and consumer clients. This Podcast Series is hosted by Dorothy Cociu, RHU, REBC, GBA, RPA, Vice President, Communications & Public Affairs for the Orange County Association of Health Underwriters. For more information on consumer
S3 E2 – Cybersecurity Part 2
In Part 2 of this 2-Part Podcast, CAHU V.P of Communications Dorothy Cociu continues her discussions with Ted Mayeshiba and Ted Flittner, Principals of Aditi Group, an IT Security/HIPAA Security/Cybersecurity firm, and Bruce Benton, a life and health and P&C agent, and Vice President, Public Affairs of the California Association of Health Underwriters on how to be better protected against Cyber Attacks. We discuss how to stay safe while traveling, working from home risks, potential new cybersecurity regulations, the importance of proper training, and we look at Cyber Liability Insurance and why it’s so important today.
September 1, 2021
S3E1 - Cybersecurity Part 1
In Part 1 of this 2-Part Podcast, CAHU Vice President, Communications Dorothy Cociu interviews Ted Mayeshiba and Ted Flittner, Principals of Aditi Group, an IT Security/HIPAA Security/Cybersecurity firm about the importance of Cybersecurity and how employers can protect themselves. Bruce Benton, a life and health and P&C agent, and Vice President, Public Affairs of the California Association of Health Underwriters is also on-hand. In Part 1, we discuss the growing trend of electronic hacking and cyber attacks that have affected nearly every type of industry, and more specifically, on recent attacks that have had a serious impact on consumers and our infrastructure. We discuss what happened in some of the cases that hit the news, and we talk about what companies can do to stay safe and try to avoid these types of attacks. We will focus heavily on the “weakest link” – your own employees or employees of your employer clients, and how to protect your company’s critical data.
August 31, 2021
Federal Legislative and Election Updates 2020, Featuring Marcy Buckner, Senior V.P. of Government Affairs for NAHU - Part 2 of 2
CAHU VP of Communications interviews Marcy Buckner, VP of Government Affairs of NAHU on the legislative successes in 2019, COVID-19 Legislative Updates, Trump Executive Orders, the Biden-Harris democratic ticket, and her thoughts on whether Harris’ liberal views on healthcare will sway Biden’s health care policy. This is Part 2 of a 2-Part podcast.
October 20, 2020
Federal Legislative and Election Updates 2020, Featuring Marcy Buckner, Senior V.P. of Government Affairs for NAHU
CAHU VP of Communications interviews Marcy Buckner, VP of Government Affairs of NAHU on the legislative successes in 2019, COVID-19 Legislative Updates, Trump Executive Orders, the Biden-Harris democratic ticket, and her thoughts on whether Harris’ liberal views on healthcare will sway Biden’s health care policy. This is Part 1 of a 2-Part podcast.
October 9, 2020
CAHU Legislative Update August-September, 2020 – Road Map to Single Payer Health Care?
This podcast will update our members and the public on current State of California legislative activities, including the upcoming elections and the election process in California. We’ll also delve into a recent report prepared by the Health California For All Commission, which looks into a “Unified Financing” system for California, which many believe is a road map to Single Payer health care. CAHU VP of Communications Dorothy Cociu interviews Brad Davis, CAHU VP Legislation, and Faith Borges, CAHU Legislative Advocate, on the important legislative updates our members and the California consumer public should know about.
September 15, 2020
Federal Legislative Update & Presidential Candidates' Healthcare Platforms from Marcy Buckner at Capital Conference 2020
OCAHU’s Dorothy Cociu interviews Marcy Buckner, Vice President, Government Affairs at NAHU on in force legislation, proposed legislation, and most importantly, the Presidential Race. Marcy breaks down the candidates’ platforms and how they differ, including their Medicare for All and Public Option plans, and why those plans would cause major upheaval in the health care marketplace. We hope CAHU Members will listen, and share this podcast with their employer clients and consumers. Additional Show Notes: See the Surprise Medical Billing infographic.
March 2, 2020
Federal Legislative Update: Medicare-for-All, Single Payer Options, Health Plan Terminology and Presidential Candidate Health Plan Comparisons for Employers & Consumers
Host Dorothy Cociu interviews Janet Trautwein, CEO of the National Association of Health Underwriters, who provides a frank outlook on the current state of health care reform in Washington. Janet provides a mini glossary of terms, the differences between Universal Coverage, Universal Access to Health Care, Medicare-for-All, other single payer proposals, public options, and a look at Presidential Candidates and what health plans would look like if elected.
October 29, 2019
California State Legislative Update- A Discussion on Health Plan, Health Insurance and Related State Legislation for Employers & Consumers
Host Dorothy Cociu interviews Faith Borges, Cal-Advocates and Jim Morrison, V.P. of Legislation of the California Association of Health Underwriters, who update employers and consumers on state issues such as AB-5 (Independent Contractor Law), Surprise Billing Bills and other state legislation.
October 25, 2019