SAN FRANCISCO, CA (PRWEB) November 05, 2012
Castlight Health is hosting a webinar on the advantages of reference-based pricing (RBP), an innovative medical beneﬁt design that can generate savings for self-insured employers, while preserving choice and access to care for employees.
The free webinar will take place on Wednesday, November 7, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. PT / 2:00 p.m. ET. During the session, Dr. Hau Liu, senior director, Castlight Health, will cover the history and principles behind RBP, the impact of implementing it, and the five crucial tenets of successful RBP programs.
“With health care costs rising at alarming rates, employers realize more than ever the need for creative, non-traditional benefits packages that can lead to savings,” said Peter Isaacson, chief marketing officer, Castlight Health. “By incorporating reference-based pricing into their benefits programs, organizations can rein in health care costs without compromising the quality of care offered to employees.”
About Castlight Health
Castlight Health enables employers, their employees, and health plans to take control of health care costs and improve care. Named #1 on The Wall Street Journal’s list of “The Top 50 Venture-Backed Companies” for 2011 and one of Dow Jones’ 50 Most Investment-Worthy Technology Start-Ups, Castlight Health helps the country’s self-insured employers and health plans empower consumers to shop for health care. Castlight Health is headquartered in San Francisco and backed by prominent investors including Allen & Company, Cleveland Clinic, Maverick Capital, Morgan Stanley Investment Management, Oak Investment Partners, Redmile Group, T. Rowe Price, U.S. Venture Partners, Venrock, Wellcome Trust and two unnamed mutual funds. For more information, please visit our web site at http://www.castlighthealth.com or call (415) 829-1400.
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