Learn about the history of purchasing practices in health care, challenges that have stimulated the need to change health care purchasing tactics, and strategies that purchasers can employ to get better value – higher quality, lower costs – for the care their members receive. These strategies include tactics for working effectively with health care brokers, benefits consultants, health plans, and health care providers, as well as how to engage with your member population on seeking value from health care expenditures.
Topics covered include:
- Why the old way of purchasing just isn’t working anymore and what employers and other purchasers can do about it
- What it means to be a high-value health care purchaser
Recorded Oct. 19, 2016