How can health plans meet the challenge of rising medical costs yet still maintain quality services?
One way is with innovative strategies and programs.
"Innovative Managed Care Plan Strategies" a new executive-level tele-briefing sponsored by The Executive Report on Managed Care and the Managed Care Information Center, was held on May 19, 2005. This CD Rom comes with conference materials.
Health plans have launched a variety of innovative initiatives to balance the cost-quality equation and streamline the referral and pre-authorization processes.
Learn how these major health plans have developed approaches that help employers and their employees manage costs while still maintaining access to quality healthcare.
"Innovative Managed Care Plan Strategies" has been organized to highlight innovative programs that health plans have launched that have successfully addressed the medical cost-healthcare quality equation.
- Lora L. Hedin, HealthPartners Health Plans
- Dr. Donald Storey, Aetna.
Dr. Donald Storey will discuss Aetna’s innovative specialist network option that encourages members to select specialists who have demonstrated effectiveness in clinical performance and cost efficiency.
Lora Hedin will present on HealthPartners unique open access tiered plan, in which providers are divided into levels based on quality and cost. Plan members may see any provider in the network, but will pay less when they use Benefit Level 1 providers.
Plus a live Question and Answer Session
WHO WILL BENEFIT FROM THE CD-ROM OF THIS AUDIO CONFERENCE:
Health plans and providers, CEOs, CFOs, employers, human resource benefit managers, medical directors, sales and marketing executives, employer health plan decision makers, network development and provider services directors, strategic planners, utilization management, MCO plan healthcare management, brokers, TPAs, network managers, physician practice management company executives, medical management directors, PHO and IPA leadership, analysts, implementer consultants, account services and administration executives and ancillary products managers.