Catch the Wave! Dive into New Employer Strategies for 2020
How are you getting ready for 2020? Have you found a strategy that lowers costs for high-cost conditions – but can also improve outcomes? Do you suffer from wellness program fatigue and need inspiration to try something different? What about telehealth, ACOs, urgent care and convenience clinics – do you have a plan that prevents your employees from getting caught in a tangled web of healthcare options?
New thinking on HDHPs indicates they may not be all they’re cracked up to be. And creating a benefits strategy that caters to millennials can backfire when it comes to retaining other high-performing talent.
These are just some of the topics we’ll cover at our 8th Annual Conference.
The year 2020 is coming fast. Catch the wave and avoid a wipeout – our experts will show you how!
- Do a 360 on High Cost Conditions
- Drop In on a Wellness Wave that Works
- Get Stoked on Virtual Health and AI
- Paddling Through Choppy Waters: Docs Here, There and Everywhere
- Don’t Take a Header on HDHPs
- Avoid Workforce Wipeout: The Future is Now
- Healthcare Disparities Despite Coverage
Thursday, June 13, 2019
Registration & Breakfast
What Are We Really Paying For When We Pay For Healthcare?
Amitabh Chandra, PhD
Harvard health economist Amitabh Chandra says our healthcare system is “compromised.” So what are the decisions and trade-offs we need to be thinking about when it comes to addressing innovation and cost growth in healthcare? What’s a fair price for a lifesaving cure?
Do a 360 on High Cost Conditions
Employers know that a minority of employees and dependents account for the majority of healthcare costs, and the culprits include cancer, musculoskeletal disorders, heart disease and high-risk pregnancies, among others. Are there strategies that will enhance quality while reducing costs?
Drop in on a Wellness Wave that Works
Is your wellness program a washout? You’re not alone. But there are success stories to be learned from. Hear from employers on what’s working for them!
Getting Employees to Take the Plunge: What Livongo and Sharecare Know About Engagement (and You Don't!)
Employee engagement is the holy grail when it comes to anything having to do with benefits, healthcare and wellness. These two innovators have the “special sauce” – find out what ingredients they’re willing to share and how you can put them to work for you!
Networking Break with Exhibitors
Get Stoked on Virtual Health and AI
AI is improving virtual health capabilities by using algorithms for chatbots to help analyze clinical data, diagnose conditions and provide care recommendations. Find out what’s new and on the horizon for your employees!
Paddling Out Through Choppy Waters: Docs Here, There and Everywhere
New options like convenience and retail clinics, low-cost concierge services and tech-enabled “docs on demand” are upending the traditional primary care model. How can you create a primary care strategy that capitalizes on these without causing confusion among employees and fragmentation of care?
Selling Your Vision: A Master Class
Whether it’s getting C-suite buy-in on a new benefits strategy or motivating your team to perform at their most awesome level, you need to sell your vision. Find out what it takes to command a room and inspire those around you from the leading benefit auctioneer in the country!
Transition to Breakouts
First Wave (Breakout Sessions): Don't Take a Header on HDHPs
Bruce Sherman, MD, FCCP, FACOEM
Jeff Dobro, MD
Most large employers offer High Deductible Health Plans, with some putting them at the center of their benefits strategy. But are HDHPs having the opposite intended effect on employees who need the most help – and on your overall healthcare costs?
First Wave (Breakout Sessions): Avoid Workforce Wipeout: The Future is Now
With as many as five generations working at once, a one-size-fits-all strategy is no strategy at all. How can you treat your employees like consumers and reinvent the employee benefits experience?
First Wave (Breakout Sessions): Healthcare Disparities Despite Coverage
You treat your diverse workforce equally when it comes to benefits coverage, but disparities exist in accessing care and managing certain conditions. What do you need to know and how can you best address these issues in your employee population?
Transition to Next Breakout
Second Wave (Breakout Sessions Repeat)
The Weight of Gold: Lessons from Olympic Athletes and Other Achievers Who've Struggled with Mental Health
One in five Americans struggles with depression or other mental health issues. What do the personal stories of Olympians and other high achievers teach the rest of us about tackling the mental health crisis, head on?
Join us for this very special session featuring Olympic athletes.