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What is an CPAFMA MAPCast?
An CPAFMA MAPCast is a live, interactive 60-minute conference presented over the telephone and over the Internet. You can attend from any location that has telephone and Internet access. You pay just one registration fee for as many participants as you wish at each call/log-in location.

Note that high-speed Internet access is not mandatory – the system works with dial-up but you must have separate connections for the audio and video portions. You may use cell phones for the audio if you have only one connection.

Who presents at an CPAFMA MAPCast?

Your MAPCast will have one or more speakers who are recognized experts on the topic. Conferences typically include a Q&A session; you can ask questions by phone or instant messaging options.

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What does my registration include?

Your registration includes long-distance charges for the audio portion and log-in to the video presentation. Once logged in, all handouts are downloadable prior to the start of the MAPCast. MAPCasts also include one hour of CPE.



No wasted time. Get right to the heart of the matter in a 60-minute session designed to easily fit into your busy schedule.


No airlines. No travel. No time out of the office. Listen and follow along from the comfort and convenience of your desk or conference room.


A telephone and computer are all the equipment you need. Just dial in and log-in to the system. That's it.

Ideal for multiple attendees.

Use a speakerphone and projector and invite as many people as you want to participate - at no extra cost to you.

CPAFMA MAPCasts are a fraction of the cost of travel and attendance fees for other high-priced conferences or seminars

Understanding TRICARE - Surprising Savings and Impactful Value for Retired Military Staff Members - MAPCast

Date: Tuesday, December 19, 2017
Time: 11:00 AM ET / 10:00 AM CT / 09:00 AM MT / 08:00 AM PT [Prevailing Time]
Presenter(s): Jessica Zeiser, Director of Business Development, Selman & Company
Objective: In this 50 minute presentation we will review the following objectives:

- Education about TRICARE benefits and the regulatory impacts to individuals and employers
- Identify ways to uncover the specialty population of retired veterans within their client base
- Provide tools to create a cost benefit analysis for consideration of these specialty benefits
- Share different ways to assist members with their current clients, and/or use as a “door-opener” for future clients
Field of Study: Personnel/HR
Program Level: Basic
CPE Credit: 1 Credit Hour

No advanced preparation or prerequisites are required for this course.

Course Description
Often, employers are hiring veterans and those veterans have the opportunity to either participate in the major medical that the employer is offering, or opt out and use TRICARE as their primary insurance. If a TRICARE Supplement is offered, employees are much more likely to utilize TRICARE and the TRICARE Supplement thereby providing a savings to themselves on their total out of pocket expenses as well as a significant savings to the employer. This session will share information about TRICARE programs and how CPAs can make a financially sound recommendation to their clients that hire retired military under the age of 65, especially in such industries like Aerospace, Defense, Government Contractors, Manufacturing, Hospitals, Security, Technology and Major Airlines.

Key Takeaways:

- Niche benefit programs that can help groups with minimal effort but have great returns;
- Understanding TRICARE programs and the impact to the medical costs for the retired veteran
- Carving out the retired veterans can dramatically reduce costs for self-insured clients

Presenter Bio(s)
Jessica Zeiser has over 15 years of extensive experience with account development and financial consultation for her clients. She works hard to identify and implement creative solutions to provide cost savings and more effective management of programs within her client’s portfolio. She is currently working on publication of materials relating to TRICARE and TRICARE Supplement to provide education on government related health care programs.

Jessica joined the Selman & Company team in 2015, and continues to work together with thought leaders in the TRICARE community to help educate employers about the strengths of supporting our Veterans through hiring initiatives and providing impactful programs to the Veteran Community. Specialty voluntary benefits programs are available that can have a positive financial impact on both the former military employee as well as their employers, and she continues to hold speaking engagements and educational seminars on best practices for employers that add value to their team by hiring our retired military members. Jessica holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Pittsburgh (Pittsburgh, PA).

$25.00 for CPAFMA Members / $40.00 for Non-Members / Free for PAFMs

Delivery System

System requirements to use Adobe Connect:
Adobe Connect only requires that you have an internet connection, a web browser, and Adobe Flash Player version 10.1 or greater to attend a webinar. Adobe Connect supports nearly any operating system including Windows, Macintosh, Linux and Solaris, as well as the most widely used browsers including Internet Explorer, Firefox, Safari, and Chrome.