By Forsite Benefits on Jul 12, 2018

Join us! The next Risknet Seminar is July 25th

Join us! The next Risknet Seminar is July 25th

Bending the Healthcare Cost Curve

Health care costs have grown rapidly in the past decade outpacing inflation and threatening employers' livelihood in many ways. We'll explore strategies that are helping employers stay ahead of the curve.


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One of the greatest threats to employers these days is the cost of health care. It's a downright beast. As an employer, offering health insurance benefits enters you into the arena of health care. The traditional methods of changing insurance companies and benefit plan designs haven't done much to curb the overall drivers around health cost. As an owner and executive in your organization, what can be done?

Join us as our panel of experts explores a variety of strategies that are being used to proactively bend the cost curve. Whether you have 50 or 500 employees, are fully or self insured, there will be takeaways for everyone.

A few of the topics to be covered include:

  • Value based bundled healthcare services
  • Integrated case management and plan analytics
  • Errors and waste in claim review
  • Transparency using price and quality data Association and captive health plans
  • and more...

Wednesday, July 25th | 11:30 - 2:15 PM

(Seminar includes complimentary lunch buffet)

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The Agenda

11:30-12:00 PM:
Lunch Buffet & Networking

12:00 PM:
Welcome & Introduction
(Please arrive prior to 12:00 P.M. for a prompt start)

12:00 - 2:00 PM:
Taming the Healthcare Cost Beast
(Delivered in short topical presentations)

2:00 - 2:15 PM:
Q&A with Expert Panel

The Experts:

Michou Reichelsdorfer, President, Prairie States Enterprises

Michou is President of Prairie States. As a Third Party Administrator, Prairie States has beat the national cost trend for their clients over the past 10 years. Under Michou's guidance, their focus is a unique blend of clinical expertise and data-driven technology to deliver a better outcome for clients.

Curt Kubiak, Cofounder and CEO, NOVO Health

Curt is co-founder and CEO of NOVO Health. His previous experience in the manufacturing and product realization industry brings a unique perspective on efficiency and process improvement to the delivery of healthcare. Curt is also CEO of the Orthopedic & Sports Institute, one of the groups under the NOVO umbrella

Ross Bjella, CEO, Alithias

Ross is founder and CEO of Alithias, a healthcare data analytics company that helps self-insured companies turn complex and confusing data into actionable information. With 25 years of pharmaceutical and life science industry experience across all aspects of the business, he brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the complexities of the health care and insurance industry.

Michael Troup, CEO, Forsite Benefits & Motion Connected

Michael is CEO and co-founder of Forsite Benefits and Motion Connected, sister companies helping organizations control and manage healthcare costs through health and wellness benefits. His entrepreneurial approach to employee benefits has led to several technology-based innovations. Under his leadership, both companies have experienced rapid growth in the past decade.


Bemis Conference Center

St. Norberts College
299 3rd St. De Pere, WI

What is RiskNet?

A host of risks threaten your business every day with each type demanding a varied expertise to combat. RiskNet is the collaboration of niche experts who are like minded in how and why they approach their crafts.

This relationship ensures employers receive the highest level of expertise for their needs without loss of communication between those who protect them from risk.

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