Providers, health plans, and pharmacies are uniting into single entities while evidence shows that investing upstream with primary care improves quality and reduces healthcare costs. In a battle against ever increasing premiums, employers are looking at ways to spend less on healthcare, with more and more moving to self-funded plans, educating their employees about how their choices impact everyone’s cost, and redesigning their pharmacy benefit plans for up to 50 percent savings.
These are just a few of the insights shared during the D CEO 2019 Healthcare Roundtable, a sponsored discussion from the July issue with North Texas Healthcare leaders. They discuss everything from consolidation and partnerships and reimbursement changes to preventative care and transparency. The discussion included:
- Christopher Crow, M.D., Co-Founder & CEO, StratiFi Health & President, Catalyst Health Network
Scott Flannery, CEO, UnitedHealthcare of North Texas and Oklahoma
David Goldfarb, President & CEO, DSG Benefits Group, LLC
Jim Hinton, CEO, Baylor Scott & White Health
Karen Pinkstaff, Partner, RSM US LLP
Jason L. Signor, CEO & Partner, Caddis Partners, LLC
Read the entire discussion here.