International PPOs - Secrets to the Next Emerging Market

Venue: Internet

Location: Internet, United States

Event Date/Time: Feb 12, 2009 End Date/Time: Feb 12, 2009
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International Preferred Provider Organizations (IPPO) are emerging as an opportunity for employers to reduce their exposure to high cost procedures that contribute the bulk of their medical costs. There are a number of components important to the successful implementation of an IPPO. This session will address the issues to be considered and the opportunities available for driving lower cost to the bottom line in an interactive environment conducive to realistic practical application.
If you are a health plan and would like to recognize a potential 70% - 90% savings on high cost surgical procedures to reduce your Medical Loss Ratio and be more premium competitive,


If you are a Self Insured Employer or TPA looking to improve your bottom line and possibly reduce re-insurance premiums while managing risk through a "State-of The Art Continuity of Care" and Surgical Complications program then please join us for this program.

Learning Objectives:
Strategies and Tactics for the following will be covered:
Establishing an Effective IPPO Approach
Choosing Appropriate International Providers
Aggregating Diverse Program Components
Understanding Price Transparency
Technology Considerations
Defining a Roadmap for Implementation

Who Should Attend:
Senior Executives
Health Plans
Self-Insured Employers
Third Party Administrators (TPAs)