Health care is ever changing, and it can be hard to keep up and deal with issues and questions that arise. With so many changes and advancements, managing your fund requires action. The Health Care Management Conference will prepare you to make the tough decisions that will keep your fund moving forward, and it will give you the confidence to implement them. Register for this highly rated conference, and keep your fund moving in the right direction.
COVID-19 has changed much about the way we live and work. But history reminds us that it was not the first pandemic, and science tells us that it will certainly not be the last. So, what did we learn from COVID-19, and how can those lessons prepare us for the next pandemic? In this session, we will look at:
Transparency is a critical component in the relationship between a plan sponsor and a TPA. But state-based regulations, lawsuits and evolving legislation can muddy the waters of understanding. How do you know whether you have achieved transparency or when to expect more? This session will:
When it comes to prescription drug pricing, there is a lot to consider. What can a PBM do to reduce costs? What does the most recent legislation tell us? And what can we learn about the costs and effectiveness of specialty drugs? This session will cover all three questions by reviewing:
DOL audits can be intimidating. The goal of this session is to prepare attendees for a DOL audit by taking a look at two common areas of focus under mental health parity: nonquantitative treatment limitations (NQTL) and prior authorizations.
It has been 12 years since the ACA was enacted. In that time, standards for medical coverage have evolved, and plans have changed right alongside them. As a result, it may have felt much more critical to maintain “grandfathered status” early on than it does now. This session will:
Processing health claims is data-centric work. To do it well, plans must have systems that prioritize security as well as the flexibility to share information and make that information useful. This session will explore:
“Point solutions” like telehealth are specific services often offered by new, innovative companies. Solutions might address specific conditions, lifestyle change, technology to drive engagement or a specialized network to provide easy access to expert medical opinions. This session will take a broad look at point solutions—specifically in the telehealth market—to review:
The effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on the health care system are far-reaching. They include deferred care and preventive screenings as well as difficulty scheduling appointments. What is the outcome of these effects on plans? This session will cover:
Funding retiree health care can be a challenge. Could defined contributions be the solution? This session will review the benefits and risks of using a defined contribution model, including:
Navigating the world of specialty drugs, specifically those for oncology treatments, can be incredibly complex. Patients need support to make the best decisions for their treatment plan and their finances. This session will look at:
For this session, attendees will go back to the basics to learn about cost-containment strategies for health plans. Whether you are new to your role or a seasoned professional, this session will help you review your strategies with a fresh perspective, ensuring that a strong foundation is in place for meaningful cost containment.
The content at the Health Care Management Conference was top-notch. As always, the conference was amazingly well-organized and ran as smoothly as can be imagined.
Linda J. Cahn Pharmacy Benefit Consultants
Speakers for 2020 will be announced shortly. Please check back soon.
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