Employer Forum on Pharmacy Benefits & Specialty Drugs

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Employer Forum on Pharmacy Benefits & Specialty Drugs

University Club of Chicago
76 E Monroe St
Michigan Room
Chicago, IL 60603
Dial-in Instructions:
Webinar information is sent in the registration confirmation email.
When:  Jun 22, 2022 from 09:00 AM to 04:00 PM (CT)

Tackling High-Cost Cell & Gene Therapies, Employer Coverage Strategies & Misaligned Incentives

Event Description

This “do not miss” event is limited to 100 in-person attendees (virtual participation is available as well).

At this year’s Forum you will:

  • Identify what drugs are in the pipeline and why so many new ones are hitting the market
  • Determine how drugs get on formularies and why employers need to stay on top of their PBM
  • Understand how biosimilars are paid for and why copay discounts are growing
  • Explore the role of biomarker testing to minimize the waste of biopharmaceuticals for the wrong patient
  • Understand the drug supply chain and issues around importing
  • Hear employer challenges and opportunities in driving accountability and vigilance in managing the high cost of cell and gene therapies
  • Hear the latest on the new CAA regulations for transparency, fiduciary and pharmacy benefits, and their impact on employers
  • Determine how rebate aggregators work and how they impact drug spend
  • Learn critical strategies to negotiate a PBM contract and what terms and conditions should be audited

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We look forward to seeing you in person* at this event! Please be assured we will conduct this program in a prudent, COVID-sensitive manner with careful attention to your health and safety. The specific protocols for attendance will be shared with registrants prior to the event.

*This program will also be available to be viewed virtually.

  • Jung Alex Jung Founder, Alex Jung Consulting Former Principal, EY-Parthenon, Ernst & Young
  • Dwyer Kim Dwyer Vice President Inspera Health
  • Foley Bob Foley Vice President, Employee Benefits Mutual of Omaha
  • Duhon Jason Duhon Healthcare Design Manager Caterpillar, Inc.
  • Edwards Paul Edwards Executive Director US Oncology Merck
  • Johnson Amy Johnson Sr. Benefits Director, Americas Medtronic
  • Morris Sandra Morris Sr. Advisor GTMRx Former Sr. Manager, Employee Benefit Design, Procter & Gamble
  • Leavitt Jonathan E. Levitt Esq., Co-Founding Partner Frier Levitt
  • Vogen Randy Vogenberg, PhD Principal Institute for Integrated Healthcare
  • Eng Kirby Eng, R.Ph VP, Sales and Business Development D2 Solutions
  • Proudfit Jennifer Proudfit, R.Ph Sr. Director of Account Management, Clinical Advisor Health Strategy LLC
  • Spencer Tracy E. Spencer Sr. Vice President and National Practice Leader PSG Consulting
  • Hinderman Darin Hinderman Global Health Strategy Manager, Total Rewards Caterpillar, Inc
  • Parrott Jason Parrott Senior VP, Strategy, Innovation, Growth and Partnerships Vida Health
  • Sondergeld Tom Sondergeld Senior Advisor McKinsey & Co

Registration Fees

  • Members $0
  • Employer Non-Members $25
  • Non-Members $100

HRCI Accreditation

This program is expected to be approved for 5 recertification credit hours through the HR Certification Institute (HRCI). For more information about certification or recertification, visit www.hrci.org. The use of the official seal confirms that this Program has met HRCI's criteria for re-certification credit pre-approval.


Event Sponsors

Forum Sponsors

  • Merck
  • rxss

Exhibit Sponsors

  • gtmrx
  • kroger
  • reliance
  • segal
  • springbuk

Resource Sponsors

  • Novo