North Carolina Business Coalition on Health

2023 Fall Forum Agenda

Thursday, September 14

Evening Reception
 Join us from 6 PM to 7 PM for our evening reception.
All Forum registrants are Welcome!

7:00 PM – Advisory Council Meeting
(By invitation only)
 NC Healthcare Advisory Council Meeting/Dinner 


Friday, September 15

“Getting to Fair Price for Employers”

7:30 AM –   Networking Breakfast
Enjoy a fantastic hot breakfast while discussing “hot topics” with your peers from across North Carolina!

8:45 AM –  Welcome and Introductions
Jon Rankin, NCBGH President/CEO

9:00 AM – Legal Update
What employers need to know regarding the large volume of new and proposed pharmacy and healthcare legislation
Chris Deacon, J.D., VerSan Consulting, Principal/Founder

10:00 AM – NC Attorney General Josh Stein
A view for employers from the NC Department of Justice

10:15 AM
Networking Break

10:25 AM – Hospital and Healthcare Fair Pricing at State and Employer Levels
What is “healthcare fair pricing” and why should employers care?
Maureen Hensley-Quinn, National Academy for State Health Policy (NASHP), Senior Program Director

11:15 AM – Using Data for Market Decisions and Policy Changes
Case study of how an employer coalition in Indiana has achieved significant strides to lower employer healthcare costs
Gloria Sachdev, Employers’ Forum of Indiana, President and CEO

12:00 PM – Innovations in Employer Benefits
Our popular fast-paced session highlighting employer benefit innovations

12:15 PM – Networking Lunch 
Great opportunities for networking, learning best practices, discussing hot topics and more with peer HR/Reward leaders
while enjoying a fantastic Grandover lunch!

1:15 PM – A View Inside the Black Box of Pharmacy:
How Transparency Will Change the Way Employers Need To Manage Their Benefits
(Achieving Pharmaceutical Fair Pricing)
 Moderator: Alex Jung
Mike Thompson, National Alliance of Healthcare Purchaser Coalitions, President and CEO
Paula Legendre Stop, The Fresh Market, Director of Total Rewards
Josh Golden, Capital Rx, SVP of Strategy
Pramod John, PhD, Vivio, CEO 

2:45 PM – Fair Price Initiative 
What’s next….
Learn how NCBCH will be participating with 14 other coalitions across the U.S. for healthcare “Fair Pricing” in North Carolina and nationally.

 3:00 PM – Wrap-up 

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