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HealthcareWebSummit: Consumerism Web Summit 2012
Health Care Consumerism, in the forms of plan design, transparency, medical/lifestyle programs and incentives, technology, web portals, and other related initiatives, continues to experience evolution and growth that significantly shape the overall delivery of health care benefits and services. In this ongoing era of health reform, stakeholders must also give heightened importance to factoring consumerism into the equation as they position themselves going forward. Keep pace with the trends, issues, challenges and opportunities and the available business intelligence surrounding consumer empowerment initiatives and consumer driven health plans, by attending the eleventh annual Consumer Web Summit.
This year's event addresses consumer empowerment multiple perspectives, and will provide attendees the intelligence to position themselves for 2012 and beyond. Hear Mercer's Sander Domaszewicz report on Mercer findings regarding employer data, trends, issues and strategies relating to consumerism. Then listen to Michael Thompson from PricewaterhouseCoopers discuss PwC findings regarding today's health care consumer with research from employer, health plan and provider perspectives.

The Consumerism Web Summit live webinar also features Cigna's John Young discussing findings from the Sixth Annual Cigna Choice Fund Experience Study, addressing issues including plan design evolution; incentives within and beyond consumerism plan designs; transparency appetite and availability; and a next generation focus on identification of health improvement opportunities with customized strategies.

What's more, the Consumerism Web Summit offer three pre-recorded faculty sessions with audio and synchronized slide advancement, covering topics including Transparent Cost Networks, Account Based Plan Investment Activity, and Consumer Contact Centers.

Position yourself for Consumerism in 2012 by attending the Eleventh Annual Consumerism Web Summit. The event includes a featured 90 minute live webinar, three additional faculty pre-recorded sessions plus supplemental features addressing consumerism in 2012 and beyond.
Webinar Agenda
Thursday, March 15th, 2012
1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Eastern 
(10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Pacific)
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  • 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm Consumerism: Employer Data, Trends and Issues, by Alexander (Sander) Domaszewicz, Principal, Mercer  
  • 1:30 pm - 2:00 pm  The 2012 Consumer: PwC Findings including Employer, Health Plan and Provider perspectives - Michael Thompson, Principal, H.R. Services, PricewaterhouseCoopers
  • 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm  Health Care Consumerism - The Cigna Experience Trends, Results, and the road ahead for employers, with findings from the Sixth Annual Cigna Choice Fund Experience Study - John Young, Senior Vice President, Consumerism, Cigna
Pre-Recorded Sessions & More
Pre-Recorded Presentations in Windows Media Video format with audio and synchronized slide advancement:
  • Transparent Cost Networks, a Consumer Driven Solution, by Will Fox, Principal and Consulting Actuary, Milliman
  • Current Findings on Investments for Account Based Plans, by Eric Remjeske, President, Devenir
  • Peril & Promise in the Consumer Contact Center by Laurie Gelb, Principal, Profit by Change
  • Plus other Web Summit features including a Consumerism Article Library, and an exclusive Consumerism e-poll
Learning Objectives
Participants will be able to:
  • Explore health benefit and health delivery developments, trends and strategies key to consumerism in health care for 2012 and beyond.
  • Understand the 2012 health care consumer with research from employer, health plan and provider perspectives.
  • Ascertain employer data, trends and issues as they related to consumerism.
  • Consider from a health plan perspective the ongoing evolution of plan design; the deployment of incentives within and beyond consumerism plan designs; transparency approaches; and a next generation focus on identification of health improvement opportunities with customized strategies.
  • Receive briefings on key consumerism topics including transparent cost networks, account based plan investment activity, and consumer contact centers.
  • Experience e-learning at the attendees' convenience, with pre-recorded presentations, article library, and other online Summit features available 24/7.
  • Engage in interactive learning through live webinar providing online question submission, attendee surveys, feedback and opportunity for follow up questions, and networking with attendees, faculty and other professionals through dedicated LinkedIn group.
Who Should Attend
Interested attendees would include:
  • C-suite executives, & administrative staff
  • Consumerism managers & staff
  • Benefit managers, human resource directors & benefit consultants
  • Product development & management staff
  • Sales, marketing & business development executives
  • Strategic, planning, & policy executives and staff
  • Medical directors
  • Operations executives
  • Business intelligence, analyst & research executives & staff
  • Consultants & other interested parties

Attendees would represent organizations including

  • Health plans & insurance companies
  • TPAs & employers
  • Financial institutions
  • Benefit consultants & agents
  • Pharmaceutical companies
  • Hospital
  • Provider networks
  • Care management organizations
  • Government agencies
  • Pharmaceutical organizations
  • Solutions providers
  • Associations, institutes & research organizations
  • Media
  • Other interested parties
Consumerism Web Summit 2012
  Individual Registration Fee: $295. Audio Conference CD-ROM: $40 for attendees; $335 for non-attendees after the event. Corporate Site licensing also available. 

Corporate Site licensing also available. Click here to register or call 209.577.4888 We look forward to your participation in this event!

Past Event CD-Roms 
Did you miss a past webinar event? We'll ship the complete audio recording and presentation slides to you on a CD-ROM. Recent titles include:
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Preterm Deliveries   Managing an Increasing Trend of Elective Preterm Deliveries
Friday, February 24th, 2012
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Accountable Care Organizations   Moving Towards Accountable Care: Aetna's Medicare Provider Collaboration Program
Thursday, February 23rd, 2012
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Risk Adjustment   Impact of Risk Adjustment on Quality of Care: Next Steps in Case Mgmt
Wednesday, February 22nd, 2012
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