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Health Care Costs: The Good, The Bad & The Ugly And What To Do

You will gain an understanding of health care cost trends and the factors that are driving those costs. You will also learn about a number of alternatives employers can use to control costs. Some of those alternatives will apply to all segments of the employee population and other cost containment tools are targeted to specific populations. With this OnDemand Webinar you will also learn about systemic solutions to the problems of high costs, the uninsured and low quality health care.


Runtime: 82 minutes
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Agenda

Background

  • Costs Continue to Grow Rapidly
  • Why Are Costs Going Up?
    • Demographics
    • New Drugs
    • New Technologies
    • Cost Shifting
    • Nursing Shortage
    • Mandated Coverage
    • Inappropriate Consumer Demand
  • Number of Uninsured Is Growing
  • Poor Quality Drives Costs

The Good

  • What Is Working?

The Bad

  • What Is Not Working?

The Ugly

  • What Is Really Awful?

Employer Tools for Addressing the Problem

  • Across the Health Care Continuum
  • For the Well
  • For the At-Risk
  • For the Acutely Ill
  • For the Chronically Ill
  • For the Catastrophically Ill

Systemic Solutions

  • Universal Coverage
  • Improved Quality
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Over 31 years and 1.4 million customers worth of experience providing continuing education. Our passion is providing you world-class training to help you succeed in business and as a professional.

Credits

OnDemand Webinar

This course was last revised on April 12, 2013.

Call 1-866-352-9540 for further credit information.

  • CAC 0.5
     
  • This course has been reviewed and approved for inclusion in the Certificate of Accounting Compliance Program and qualifies for 0.5 credit. Please visit www.lorman.com/certification/cac for more information.
     
  • HRPD 0.5
     
  • This course has been reviewed and approved for inclusion in the Human Resource Professional Development Certificate Program and qualifies for 0.5 credit. Please visit www.lorman.com/certification/hrpd for more information.
     

This program does NOT qualify, nor meet the National Standard for NASBA accreditation.

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Why Lorman?

Over 31 years and 1.4 million customers worth of experience providing continuing education. Our passion is providing you world-class training to help you succeed in business and as a professional.

Faculty

John C. Garner, CEBS, CLU, CFCI, CMC, GBA, RPA

John C. Garner, CEBS, CLU, CFCI, CMC, GBA, RPA

Bolton & Company

  • Chief compliance officer for Bolton & Company, one of the 100 largest insurance brokers in the country
  • Specializes in group life, health and disability benefits
  • Wrote the Health Insurance Answer Book, edited Self-Funding Health Benefit Plans, co-wrote the Medical/Disability Claims Handbook and wrote dozens of articles, including an award-winning article in the Journal of Financial Service Professionals on using HRAs and HSAs to control health care costs
  • National Legislative and Government Affairs advisor for the Disability Management Employer Coalition
  • Past president of the Western Claim Conference and the Los Angeles Chapter of the International Society of Certified Employee Benefit Specialists (ISCEBS), Employee Benefit Planning Association of Southern California and the Los Angeles Life and Accident Claim Association
  • Past member of the Governing Council of the ISCEBS and a past chair of the CEBS committee of the International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans, the committee with academic oversight of the CEBS program
  • Graduate, Occidental College
  • Can be contacted at 626-535-1446 and [email protected]
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Product ID: 391448
Published 2013
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