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Pharmaceuticals: A Plan Sponsor’s Best Friend and Worst Enemy

  • 12 Feb 2019
  • 11:15 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Holiday Inn Downtown Duluth


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Pharmaceuticals:  A Plan Sponsor’s Best Friend and Worst Enemy

Learn how to avoid costly mistakes:

Most employers are aware that the pharmaceutical marketplace is evolving rapidly.  However, most employers are not aware of how the changes are to their detriment.

  • Why pharma is the most profitable sector in healthcare and what it means to you
  • The mechanism that rewards doctors and hospitals for increased drug costs
  • How the chaos of drug pricing is exploited at the expense of employers and employees
  • When drugs reduce plan costs and when they don’t

Presented by Josh Rydberg, Hays Companies Senior Underwriting Consultant

Josh is a thought leader in the field of data and analytics and utilizes his expertise as a national resource in the Underwriting Department, where his primary function is to develop and implement financial tools and methodologies that assist in the effective management of employer-sponsored health plans. He also speaks to employer groups about developing winning medical plan strategies by leveraging a broad background in insurance pricing, which includes group benefits as well as homeowners, automobile, workers’ compensation, and various other Property and Casualty coverages. By focusing on the basics of effective pricing and consumer purchasing behavior, he is able to educate employers on opportunities to improve health plan structure and financials. Josh also utilizes his diverse background to engage with clients that are interested in evaluating enterprise risk and cost.

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