ERIC Member Email Options

ERIC members receive timely, issue-specific, actionable emails on the topics they select and on a schedule they choose, “as-it-happens,” and/or a summarized weekly or monthly eNewsletter.

  • As-It-Happens Health Care
  • As-It-Happens Defined Benefit Plans
  • As-It-Happens Defined Contribution Plans
  • As-It-Happens Financial Wellness
  • Alerts on State-Focused Topics
  • Weekly Health Care eNewsletter (includes Wellness)
  • Weekly Retirement eNewsletter (includes Defined Contribution and Defined Benefit Plans)
  • Monthly Federal eNewsletter
  • Monthly State eNewsletter
  • Legal
  • Government Affairs

Description of Email Options: Content and frequency (In order from most often to least often)

 As-It-Happens Health Care

  • Receive emails on health care and wellness priorities impacting member plans, including legislation, regulations, and legal case developments “as they happen”
  • Requests and reminders for input on comment letters
  • Surveys (calls to participate in and receive results)
  • Call and meeting reminders –FocusOn calls, Third Thursday calls, Washington Update calls, Benefits Litigation Update calls, strategy calls, and in-person member meetings 
As-It-Happens Defined Benefit Plans
 
  • Receive emails on only retirement defined benefit plan related priorities impacting member plans, including legislation, regulations, and legal case developments “as they happen”
  • Surveys (calls to participate in and receive results)
  • Requests and reminder for input on comment letters
  • Call and meeting reminders –Washington Update calls, Benefits Litigation Update calls, FocusOn calls, strategy calls, and in-person member meetings
As-It-Happens Defined Contribution Plans
 
  • Receive emails on only retirement defined contribution plan related priorities impacting member plans, including legislation, regulations, and legal case developments “as they happen”
  • Requests and reminders for input on comment letters
  • Surveys (calls to participate in and receive results)
  • Call and meeting reminders – Washington Update calls, FocusOn calls, Benefits Litigation Update calls, strategy calls, and in-person member meetings

As-It-Happens Financial Wellness

  • Receive emails on issues relating to financial wellness programs, including but not limited to, financial literacy in the workplace, basic budgeting, student loan debt, and communicating employee benefits
  • Requests and reminders for input on comment letters
  • Surveys (calls to participate in and receive results)
  • Call and meeting reminders – strategy calls and in-person member meetings

State-Focused Alerts (beginning Feburary 1)

Receive issue specific email alerts onthe following state-focused topics:

  • Assessments on Payers
  • Biologics/Biosimilars
  • Minimum Wage
  • Paid Sick Leave
  • Parental Leave
  • State Innovation Waivers
  • State Retirement Plans
  • Telehealth

 Weekly Health Care eNewsletter

  • Released every Monday afternoon
  • Round-up of the week’s health care and wellness regulations, legislation, and legal cases
  • Summary and hand-outs from that week’s health care calls
  • Surveys (calls to participate in and receive results)
  • Reminders about upcoming due dates for comment letters
  • Call and meeting reminders –FocusOn calls, Washington Update calls, Third Thursday calls, Benefits Litigation Update calls, strategy calls, and in-person member meetings
  • Legal cases related to health policy

 Weekly Retirement eNewsletter

  • Released every Monday afternoon
  • Round-up of the week’s retirement regulations, legislation, and legal cases (both defined benefit and defined contribution plans, as well as financial wellness)
  • Surveys (calls to participate in and receive results)
  • Summary and hand-outs from that week’s retirement calls
  • Requests and reminders about upcoming due dates for comment letters
  • Call and meeting reminders –FocusOn calls, Washington Update calls, Benefits Litigation Update calls, strategy calls, and in-person member meetings
  • Legal cases related to retirement policy

 Monthly Federal eNewsletter

  • Last day of every month
  • A condensed round-up of the month
  • Health, retirement (both defined benefit and defined contribution plans), compensation, and telehealth federal regulatory and legislative information
  • Legal updates (including amicus briefs and links to Benefits Litigation Update)
  • Government affairs strategy updates (including policy related health and retirement communications for the Government Relations Strategy Committee)
  • Survey results
  • ERIC in the news
  • Look ahead for upcoming month
  • Upcoming calls – with links to register
  • Upcoming meetings – with links to register, including Spring and Fall member meetings
  • Reminders of due dates for input on comment letters and amicus briefs
  • Opportunities to participate in surveys
  • Dates to submit comment letters
  • Appearances or speeches by ERIC staff

Monthly State eNewsletter

  • First Wednesday of every month
  • A condensed round-up state activities
  • Regulatory and legislative information on the telehealth, retirement, and compensation topics ERIC tracks
  • In-depth, timely articles about state legislation and/or regulations that could impact large employers
  • Opportunities for input on comment letters and amicus briefs
  • Reminders of due dates for input on comment letters and amicus briefs
  • Opportunities to participate in surveys and survey results
  • Upcoming calls – with links to register
  • Upcoming meetings – with links to register

 Legal

  • Notifications of relevant legal cases
  • Amicus briefs –opportunities to participate in or review briefs, updates on briefs filed
  • Benefits Litigation Update call notification and reminders

 Government Affairs

  • Strategy calls and meeting notifications and reminders

Committees and Task Forces

Committees and task forces are open to all ERIC members and help to guide ERIC on federal and state regulatory and legislative issues. We understand that not all members can be active on committees or task forces so we welcome participation as your schedule permits. If you wish to serve on a committee, please contact the ERIC staff.

Members can change their email subscriptions at any time by logging into their profile or by contacting Member Services at memberservices@eric.org.   

Contact ERIC Staff

If you have questions, need additional information about the email options, our committees, task forces or priorities, or would like to sign up someone from your company to receive ERIC emails, please contact any member of the ERIC staff.

  • Annette Guarisco Fildes, President & CEO, aguariscofildes@eric.org or (202) 627-1910
  • James Gelfand, Senior Vice President for Health Policy, jgelfand@eric.org or (202) 627-1922
  • Will Hansen, Senior Vice President for Retirement Policy, whansen@eric.org or (202) 627-1930
  • Allison Wils, Director of Health Policy, awils@eric.org or (202) 627-1925
  • Kelly Broadway, Director of Communications, kbroadway@eric.org or (202) 627-1918
  • Deborah Chin, Senior Vice President for Strategic Development, dchin@eric.org or (202) 627-1915
  • Tani Linville, Membership Engagement Coordinator, tlinville@eric.org or (202) 627-1912