EBRI December 2011 Policy Forum #69

Innovations in Employment-Based Health Benefits: Lessons Learned for Public Policy

Speaker biographies

Gavel-to-gavel webcast of the Fall 2011 Policy Forum

Agenda and Presentations
Opening presentation: Dallas Salisbury, EBRI.

Panel 1: Recent Research on Innovations in Employment-Based Health Benefits
   Martin Sepulveda, IBM: Moderator

  • Jon Gabel, NORC: An Examination of 4 Years of Medical Claims Data after the Adoption of a Full Replacement HSA Plan
  • Paul Fronstin, EBRI: Understanding Public Opinion on Financial Incentives

Panel 2: New Lessons in Employer Initiatives to Engage Workers
   Charles Clark, Milliman: Moderator

  • LuAnn Heinen, NBGH: Lessons learned from obesity programs and behavioral economics
  • Sander Domaszewicz, Mercer: Employer Use of Wellness Incentives in PPACA
  • Erick Shrauger, Healthways: New Lessons from Well Being Programs
  • Doug Melton, Cigna: Lessons learned from Insurers, research paper

Panel 3: Public Policy and Innovations in Employment-Based Health Benefits
   Murray Ross, Kaiser Permanente: Moderator

  • Stephanie Pronk, Aon Hewitt: The Intersection Between Public Policy and Employment-Based Consumer Engagement Initiatives
  • Ann Robinow, Robinow Health Care Consulting: Accountable Care Organizations — How Employers Can Use ACOs to Provide Employment-Based Coverage
  • Joe Selby, Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI): How Can PCORI be Helpful to Employment-Based Health Plans?

Panel 4: Understanding the Uncertain Environment for Employment-Based Health Benefits
   Michael Davis, General Mills: Moderator

  • Jim Dwyer, American Express
  • Pam French, Boeing
  • Gretchen Young, ERISA Industry Committee

Closing remarks — Paul Fronstin, EBRI