Health Care Cost Management

Certificate Series Course

Health Care Cost Management—Rising health care costs, new technology, new drugs and changes in participants' health status have led to coverage challenges never faced before. This makes it even more critical to understand industry challenges and how to address them within plan documents. This two-day course explores the entire landscape of health care cost trends and cost-containment strategies, with special emphasis on today's emerging complexities. Gather with your peers and experts in the field to take a deep dive into the subjects and issues that affect health care plan costs and the evolving environment of health care management, plan design and coverage. Take the opportunity to network with and learn from others and exchange real-time ideas to implement in your organization.

Topics covered in this course:

  • Health care influences and trends

  • Fundamentals of managing providers and patients

  • The impact of technology on costs and health

  • Prescription drug cost management

  • Basic strategies for cost control

  • Evolving health care management

  • Strategies and decision points

  • Case studies

Class times: 
Day One: 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Day Two: 8:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.

Take this course and work toward earning a Certificate of Achievement!

This course applies to the following Certificates:

Certificate in Strategic Benefits Management

Certificate in Public Sector Benefits Administration

Certificate in Health and Welfare Plans

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Educational sessions at this program can qualify for CEBS Compliance credit. Visit for more information.

Interaction with fellow professionals from public, corporate and multiemployer plans was extremely educational.

Bill Feyling
Executive Director
Carpenters 46 Northern CA Counties


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