Self-funding is changing – are you going to get left behind in 2019? Join leading brokers, TPAs, Employers, Pharmacy Benefit Managers, and successful Employers to discuss trends and how the self-funding industry is evolving, adapting, and changing. Learn about new emerging solutions, drastically better cost-saving opportunities, and how employers of all sizes are taking charge of their programs. Learn about how checking under the hood, understanding transparency, and working with the most agile organizations can help your plans become more resilient in this tumultuous benefit world. We’ll have a discussion with employers of all shapes and sizes discussing case studies on wellness initiatives, stop loss, working with your TPA, The RFP Process and much more.
In the ever-changing world of self-funding for employers’ companies have responded to sustained healthcare cost pressures by adopting many significant changes to their employee benefits. Karen van Caulil, CEO for Florida Alliance for Healthcare Value & Carol Feskanin, Sr. Benefit Manager at Jabil will have a candid discussion about wellness, self-funding and more.
This session will bring a thought-provoking discussion on how recent legislation to reduce health costs take particular aim at the lack of transparency in the system. The scourge of surprise of rising costs associated with RX are serious drivers behind costs and the industry starting to see double-digit inflation again in costs related to RX spend. This case study will discuss with an employer some of the outcomes of having alternative solutions for RX solutions, and being outside-the-box saves on the bottom line.
This fireside chat will discuss how making the RFP process painless takes the provider, Employer, and broker to be in sync. All parties should have the Employer’s best interest first. This fiduciary relationship will help to ensure that the company needs from resources to cost-saving initiatives to reports. We’ll discuss how codifying the evaluation criteria on ensuring that all parties stay on the same page in terms of requirements.
With healthcare costs skyrocketing, employers are moving to a self-funded plan to assume some of the risk for their health care spend to save in the long run. This cannot be done without the partnership with the TPA. From processing claims, maintain eligibility and enrollment updates, implementing many cost-containment measures, reporting, and compliance, your TPA is your trusted advisor when it comes to plan-related fees. This fireside chat will cover transparency, reporting, and how to mitigate some of the risks by customizing your plan to meet your unique healthcare needs for your business.
Just like a discerning consumer shops for household goods, so too should consumers be shopping for the best possible health care at the most affordable rates. With not a lot of cost regulation, a simple search can help you find better outcomes for medical care at an affordable rate. Additionally, employers must plan for the worst. Everyone suffers a catastrophic or unpredictable loss, and without Stop-loss, the liability falls on the Employer alone. Having a plan that not only covers this kind of issue but also making sure you have enough can make or break your financial situation. We’ll discuss this and more in this thought-provoking session.