World Congress is proud to present the World Congress 5th Annual Executive Forum on Pharmacy Benefit Management Strategies, July 12-13, 2010 in Philadelphia, PA. This year's forum identifies pertinent issues facing employers and plans, including developing Medication Therapy Management, overcoming barriers to diverse population drug challenges, Medicare Part D, changes to pharmacy in light of health reform and measuring the impact and effectiveness of existing pharmacy management programs.
HMO Found Liable for Coverage Information Gap
Excerpt: "A benefit plan fiduciary violated its responsibilities under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) by not warning members contacting its call center that they could not rely on coverage determinations by customer service representatives."
Meaningful Use for Health Plans: Five Things to Consider (PDF)
6 pages. Excerpt: "The need to use health information technology (HIT) to improve patient care, health care quality and clinical outcomes emerged as a matter of national policy with the passage of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) in 2009."
(Computer Sciences Corporation)
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Executive Compensation; Benefits in General
Six Ways to Make the Most of Your Benefits Investment
Excerpt: "How do the leaders of the best workplaces do it? They focus on not just what benefits to offer, but also on how they are offered and connect with their employees. Here are six key lessons that bring this principle to life . . . ."
Employee Ownership Update for June 30, 2010
The new British government plans to privatize part or all of its mail service. Academic interest in employee ownership is finally coming of age, as shown at a recent gathering of researchers. A useful article explores the five top trends in equity compensation over the last decade. A new survey finds that information technology workers value shared capitalism highly. The IRS published new regulations on required diversification of employer stock in 401(k) plans and combined ESOP/401(k) plans.
(National Center for Employee Ownership)
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