SALGBA Raleigh Regional Conference




  • Monday, August 26, 2019
    1:00 PM  -  4:30 PM
    1:30 PM  -  2:30 PM
    Human Centric Healthcare an Exabyte Era
    Health delivery is evolving from provider centric to consumer centered care. To meet this need, healthcare businesses must create convenient, easy to use approaches incorporating increasing volumes of data. Billions of data points when collected, integrated, interpreted and used to inform action lead to deeper engagement among consumers, providers and health plans. We will explore the role of data in a personalized, connected health care system and offer a glimpse into what the future might look like.
    2:30 PM  -  3:00 PM
    3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM
    The Promise of Biosimilars: Improving Treatment, Access & Lowering Cost
    Among the many decision-makers in the biosimilar adoption process, the public sector employer is a critical stakeholder impacting the success of the biosimilars market. This session will: - Provide background on biosimilars and the U.S. biosimilars market - Biosimilar savings – Discuss client sample data and things seen in the market - Biosimilar Action Plan - Discuss the levers that employer groups have to support biosimilars
    4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM
    Roundtable Session
    Attendees will have an open dialogue focused on industry hot topics and trends.
    5:15 PM  -  6:30 PM
    Networking Reception
  • Tuesday, August 27, 2019
    8:30 AM  -  9:00 AM
    Breakfast  (Bkft)
    9:15 AM  -  10:15 AM
    Reference Based Pricing - The End of the Illusionary Discount
    PPO replacement programs such as Reference Based Pricing (RBP) are providing employers an equitable alternative to today’s ever-rising and traditionally unchallenged medical bill mark ups. Learn the how and why many employers such as the State of Montana, the State of North Carolina and many other large employers are crossing the chasm and moving to this paradigm shifting solution. The result? A health plan design based on fair market value ensuring transparency and fair reimbursement for the member, plan and provider while saving the plan an estimated $2,500 per year, per employee on the plan.
    10:15 AM  -  10:45 AM
    AM Break

    General Session

    10:45 AM  -  11:45 AM
    Health Benefit Engagement –Reducing Plan Costs is Correlated to Effective Employee Engagement
    A discussion on trending health care costs, and why employees aren’t using benefits plans as efficiently as employers would prefer. Learn how the challenges of engagement impact employees’ use of the benefits, the costs to the plan, and how to get the most of engagement to create happier employees while lowering plan costs.