Employer Direct Contracting TrackEmployer Direct Contracting Track

High-Performance Health Care • Centers of Excellence • Accountable Care Networks

  • Discuss value-based models including bundled payments, Centers of Excellence (COE), and narrow networks to improve care quality and reduce the financial burden of high-cost treatments
  • Understand the economics of employer-health system contracts and learn how to develop mutually beneficial relationships
  • Examine the role of TPAs and brokers to develop value-based contracts

Top Reasons to Attend:

  • Examine value-based direct contracting models such as COE and bundled payment
  • Understand the nuances of a sustainable employer-health system partnership
  • Gain strategies to launch a high-quality COE program for expensive medical procedures
  • Leverage data analytics to improve the value of direct contracts
  • Drive value and innovation in employer health care by directly contracting with the medical and pharmacy supply chain

Distinguished Speakers

Featured Pre-Conference Workshop:

Employer-led Direct Contracting: High-Value Care at Lower Cost

This workshop convenes HR and benefits executives from self-insured employers, brokers, TPAs, and benefits consultants to discuss strategies to maximize employee health care value while reducing costs. Engage in an in-depth discussion on how to:
  • Modify benefit design to improve health outcomes
  • Explore partnerships with brokers and TPAs to develop cost-saving programs
  • Examine direct contracting models that significantly reduce the financial burden while optimizing care delivery


Brian Klepper, PhD
Brian Klepper, PhD
Worksite Health Advisors


Very interesting information. Good ideas and connections.

– Amanda Martin, Human Resources Director, Ohio Valley Surgical Hospital

Engaging speakers, innovative health care and benefit plan models - I would continue to come to this conference. Well worth it!

– Paige Corcoran, Director, Provider Services, EBMS