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Evidence, Insight and Strategy for Optimizing Health Benefits

Tuesday, May 8 - Thursday, May 10, 2018
Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
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New insights into the social determinants of health, consumer behavior, care delivery models and reimbursement strategies are offering benefits professionals a new set of tools to engage employees and providers and make benefit designs more effective.

This new program, taught by Harvard Medical School faculty will use improved consumer architecture, population health management methodologies and value-based purchasing strategies to help employers and other group health plan purchasers make better benefit design and purchasing decisions.

​Sessions Overview​​​

  • Health Policy and the Evolution of Health Care Reimbursement
  • Pricing and Reimbursement of Drugs and Devices
  • Developing and Implementing High-Value Provider Networks
  • Managing Health Benefits Purchasing
  • Leveraging Behavioral Science to Understand and Engage Health Care Consumers
  • Mental Health in the Workplace
  • ​​Evaluating Workplace Wellness Strategies 

  • Population Health and the Social Determinants of Health
  • Evaluating Provider Price and Quality
  • Evaluating Clinical Programs
  • Innovation Spotlights
    • Reinventing Primary Care
    • Digital Tools for Patient Engagement and Disease Management
    • Helping Employees/Members Navigate the Health System
    • Oncology Care

​​Who Should Attend?

​This program is structured to fit the educational needs of senior-level group health benefit decision makers. 

​Facul​ty Advisors​​​​​​

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Jeffrey Levin-Scherz, MD, MBA

​​Assistant Professor in the Department of Health Policy and Management

Harvard Medical School

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​Zirui Song, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor of Health Care Policy
Harvard Medical School

Internal Medicine Physician
Massachusetts General Hospital

 Faculty and Speakers

​Distinguished faculty and expert speakers for this program have been announced.

​Progra​m Structure​

Limited seats are being offered at this program to foster discussion and allow for optimal access to Harvard Medical School faculty and researchers. Sessions will utilize small group discussion, case study review and  faculty-led lecture.

More Information

For more information regarding this program, please contact Tiffany Ulbing,CEBS at (262) 373-7652 or tiffanyu@ifebp.org.

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Registration Information

Registration Information
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Through 3/27/2018 US $4,995.00 US $5,325.00
After 3/27/2018 US $5,295.00 US $5,625.00