Private Exchange FORUM Baltimore – Agenda at a Glance

Monday, August 31st, 2015

Welcome Sponsors and Exhibitors to the 2015 Private Exchange FORUM in Baltimore.

12:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Exhibitor Setup

Tuesday, September 1st, 2015

Welcome to the Private Exchange FORUM in Baltimore! Day One of the 2015 Private Exchange FORUM includes three Pre-conference Courses, three General Sessions and ends with an Opening Night Reception in the Innovation Showcase. Spend the day networking, learning and doing business with industry experts and peers.

7:30 am
Registration Desk Opens

Pre-Conference Event Agenda

8:30 am – 12:30 pm

HRCI approved for 4 hours recertification credit

Approved for 4 hours Insurance CE in selected states

Pre-conference Courses (Choose One)
  • The IHC University Course on Healthcare Consumerism: CHCC Certification (Earn a Professional Certificate in Health Care Consumerism) – This session will cover private exchanges and other learning points from the 200 page text required to pass the CHCC exam.
  • The Fundamentals of Private Exchanges – (Designed to prepare employers, brokers and others to benefit from advanced Private Exchange FORUM content.)
  • NAHU Certification Program on Self-Funding for Brokers – (This session has been extended by one hour to include a Primer on Captive Insurance products for health benefits and their relationship to self-funded, including how Private Exchanges may be used to manage this offering to employees and dependents. The session ensures that participants understand the key technical components of Self-Funding and that brokers are better prepared to counsel their clients on its various benefits)
1:30 pm – 1:45 pm
Networking Break


FORUM Conference Agenda

12:30 pm – 1:45 pm
Innovation Showcase Opens
1:45 pm – 2:00 pm
Welcome – Doug Field, CEO, The Institute for HealthCare Consumerism
2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Opening General Session:

Private Exchanges: What’s Working, What’s Not and What Lies Ahead

An expert panel of objective consultants deliberate the current state of private exchanges, predict where the market is headed and identify the pain points for employers using current exchange models.

3:00 pm – 3:15 pm
Networking Break/ Innovation Showcase Open
3:15 pm – 4:15 pm
Afternoon General Session:

Understanding Private Exchange Models and Implementation Options

The private exchange provider’s perspective: innovators explain technology behind private exchanges.

4:15 pm – 4:30 pm
Networking Break/ Innovation Showcase Open
4:30 pm – 5:45 pm
Closing General Session:

What Defined Contribution and Private Exchange Solutions Are Leading Brokers/Consultants Offering Their Clients?

A panel of experts from the nation’s four largest private exchange providers share lessons learned based on hard data derived from multiple enrollment periods.

5:45 pm – 7:30 pm
Opening Night Reception in Innovation Showcase Hall

Wednesday, September 2nd, 2015

Day Two of the 2015 Private Exchange FORUM includes four general sessions, two workshop tracks, table topic discussions over lunch and Innovation Showcase / networking time. Spend the day networking with industry experts and peers.

7:30 am – 8:30 am
Networking Breakfast / Networking Time / Innovation Showcase Open
8:30 am – 9:45 am
Opening General Session:

Leading Health Plans Reveal Product Strategies for Their Own Exchange Solutions (And Inside Other Exchanges)

A panel of experts from leading health plans share strategies for serving a dual role in the private exchange exchange market.

9:45 am – 10:00 am
Networking Break / Innovation Showcase Open
10:00 am – 11:00 am
Mid-Morning General Session:

Defined Contribution Health Care — Why Do It, How to Do It and What to Do in Renewal Years

The audience will hear from four different industry stakeholders – all with extensive experience with defined contribution health care and private exchanges.

11:00 am – 11:15 am
Networking Break / Innovation Showcase Open
11:15 am – 12:15 pm
Workshop Track 1: (Choose One)
  • 101 – Providing the Right Benefit Mix in Your Exchange: Supplemental Health Benefits, Pet Insurance, Legal Insurance and More
  • 102 – Private Exchange Trends and Strategies for Retirees
  • 103 – Engagement and Decision Support Considerations for Private Exchanges
  • 104 – The Importance of Integrating Health Management and Private Exchange Models
12:15 pm – 1:45 pm
Lunch / Networking Time / Innovation Showcase Open
12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Table Topic Lunch Discussions
1:45 pm – 2:45 pm
Afternoon General Session:

Providing the Right Consumer Experience: The Value and Importance of Building the Complete Exchange Solution for Employees

A panel of leading experts share best practices for using robust exchange solutions as an e-commerce platform to engage, educate and communicate with employees.

2:45 pm – 3:00 pm
Networking Break / Innovation Showcase Open
3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Workshop Track 2: (Choose One)
  • 201 – Private Exchange Compliance 101
  • 202 – Best Fit Exchange Solutions for Mid-Market Employers
  • 203 – The Game-Winning Combination of HSAs and Private Exchanges
  • 204 – Optimizing Employee and Employer Needs in a Private Exchange – From Enrollment to Premium Billing
4:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Final Networking Break / Innovation Showcase Open
4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Closing General Session:

Employer Perspectives on Private Exchanges and Defined Contribution

Employers share their thoughts and experiences with private exchanges – whether they have made the decision to implement or not.

5:30 pm
Conference Adjourns

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