New Crawford Advisors Webinar: Reference Based Pricing Plans - How and When Will These Plans Impact Employers

Reference based pricing represents a growing trend with larger employers and leading carriers, with the potential to offer billions in healthcare savings.

Hunt Valley, MD (PRWEB) June 18, 2014

Join this industry expert panel including Crawford Advisors Senior Counsel, Patrick Haynes, as they review reference based pricing, a trend that is gaining momentum with large employers and leading carriers. Referenced based pricing plans will now be offered by the second largest U.S. insurer to organizations with at least 100 employees. These innovative plans let employers pay only a set amount for a medical service, asking workers who select costlier care to pay the difference. Other carriers are following suit, some estimate that up to 67% of employers are now considering using this plan option. Referenced based plans offer the potential to save billions of dollars, our expert panel will discuss this and the following topics:

  • Referenced based pricing plans - trends and adoption
  • Carriers offering these types of plans
  • Procedures typically covered
  • Employee adoption and plan benefits
  • PPACA compliance and reference based pricing plans
  • What are ACO's - how do the relate to Referenced Based Plans

Webinar Date: Wednesday Jun 25, 2014 1:00 PM - 1:30 PM EDT

Space is limited - click on this link to register: https://www1.gotomeeting.com/register/393394649.

After June 25th, this webinar will be available on demand at: http://www.crawfordwebinars.com.

Open to all benefits professionals, but not other brokers or agents.

About Crawford Advisors, LLC

Crawford Advisors is a full-service benefits consulting and brokerage firm. Crawford's leading edge technology and expert team provides sophisticated solutions and comprehensive services to help organizations manage and deliver the best value for health and welfare benefits. Crawford Advisors provides:

  • Employee Communications
  • Employee Health Improvement
  • Benefits Consulting and Brokerage
  • Benefits Administration
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • COBRA
  • Compliance

Crawford Advisors understands that employee health benefits represent a large expense with complex compliance requirements for many organizations. Crawford Advisors provides the brightest consulting talent to help manage cost, improve the health and productivity of employees, and add profits to their clients' bottom line.


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