- Hear why the primary care setting is no longer the most appropriate place to manage early chronic disease
- Understand the impact of provider shortages and healthcare economics on solving the chronic care problem
- Learn why improved access and behavior change are more valuable than "disruption” to improve outcomes
- Learn the key components of modern employers’ paid leave programs to meet evolving workforce demands
- Navigate the complex terrain of ever-changing compliance regulations while enhancing benefits to align with what employees value most including family friendly benefits, caregiving, employee well-being, and time away from work
- Build an ecosystem that provides a holistic approach to meeting employer objectives, ROI expectations, and enhancing employee experience
- Gain insight into the off-label use of diabetes medications
- Understand why the increasing cost of anti-obesity medications isn’t going away
- Develop a strategy that incorporates medication without relying on lifetime usage
Advisers are controlling the cost of healthcare with proven strategies to supplant the misleading and meaningless BUCA network “discounts” – 50% off of…what? – with strategies that reprice the provider’s unreasonable prices. This expert panel will discuss using a cost-plus pricing model with providers or replacing the bad BUCA provider contract with a direct contract between the provider and the employer.
Managing an employer’s healthcare supply chain – i.e., the employees’ medical and pharmacy purchases – is how advisers can ensure the quality of care and reduce the frequency and severity of claims, which is the only way to reduce the cost of healthcare. These experts will address the opportunities and challenges of managing the healthcare supply chain.
Addressing the waste and abuse in prescription medications, and especially high-cost maintenance and specialty drugs, provide the highest ROI in terms of reduced spend vs. plan disruption and noise. This expert panel will share effective cost-containment strategies and case studies.
Even though most employers are eligible to move to a transparent, value-based NextGen health plan, not all owners and executives are ready to leave the mental comfort of a BUCA provider network or the perceived comfort of a BUCA logo on the insurance card. These experts will share NextGen strategies that bring value to the client while meeting them where they are.
Whether it’s a BUCA fully insured plan or a BUCA administrative services only (ASO) arrangement in a self-funded plan, disintermediating (i.e., getting rid of the middleman) the BUCA carrier is necessary to take control of the healthcare spend. Experts will lay out the key considerations and potential landmines when building a NextGen replacement to the BUCA plan.
Success implementing transparent, value-based NextGen healthcare plans requires a financial, strategic conversation with the CEO and/or CFO. These top advisers will reveal how the C-Suite healthcare conversation is evolving, the importance of using C-Suite language with executives, effective messaging that drives change, and the importance of discovering what the CEO & CFO want.