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Cost Reduction Strategies for the Self-Funded Employer
Wednesday, May 10, 2017
 7:30am Registration, Networking & Breakfast
8:00-10:00am Seminar

J.W. Terrill Education Center


When evaluating cost savings strategies, employers often find themselves in the cycle of making plan design changes or shifting the cost to their employees. While these tactics may offer savings, they do not deliver the long term results employers are seeking in their efforts to rein in costs. Join us on May 10th to learn about the latest trends that can maximize bottom line savings and support your organization’s employee benefit strategy.

MMA Rx Solutions: A Better Approach to Pharmacy Management
Rick Kelly, Division Manager & Regional Innovation Officer (Bio)
Why pharmacy management? Quite simply, drug spending within the US is continuing to rise at a rapid pace. With pharmacy benefit costs representing 20% (or more) of overall total health care costs, employers must take steps to manage their pharmacy plan.  But employers can’t do it alone, they need an expert partner to help navigate the complicated pharmacy landscape. Learn more about our unique and proprietary approach that has a proven track record of saving employers money without changing their pharmacy benefit manager (PBM) relationship and without a disruption to their formulary. MMA Rx Solutions clients typically see net savings of 10-20% on their pharmacy contract.

Cost Control Strategies: What Are the Latest Innovations?
Paul Wirth, Senior Vice President, Employee Benefits (Bio)
Join us for this “rapid fire”  presentation highlighting the latest trends seen today in the employee benefits marketplace. Come learn if these cost control strategies may be a good fit for your organization and how our team of professionals has partnered with employers to implement these solutions.

  • Stop Loss Captives are an alternative risk management tool that takes some of the volatility out of an employer’s stop loss policy and allows employers to participate in the Captive’s profits.
  • Creative network solutions have grown in popularity and offer significant cost savings to an employer without sacrificing benefit offerings.
  • Using data and predictive modeling to manage the population of your employee’s health, allows for targeted, actionable insights and strategies to improve your healthcare program and your bottom line.

 A great opportunity to earn 2 CPE credits! 


Questions? Contact Joan Lingeman at 314-594-2637 or