BCBSA’s Health Equity initiative comes to life through powerful storytelling across the country. Through a conversation with BCBSA and Plan storytellers, attendees will learn how to tell their Health Equity story, how to extend the reach of those stories, how to present their stories to myriad audiences and which channels are the most effective in reaching those audiences.
Recognizing the significance of racial health inequities and disparities across a range of health conditions and social drivers of health, BCBS is committed to making a change. BCBS Plans across the country have already taken steps to address health equity in their local communities, but so much more can be done. Join this session to learn how the BCBSA Health Analytics Program is using data to identify racial disparities in areas like maternal and behavioral health, including examining the intersection of race and social determinants of health. In addition, hear about the BCBS System approach to advancing health equity across the country by focusing on the needs and issues in each community, and tailoring interventions to make meaningful change.
By leveraging data, local relationships, community initiatives, corporate philanthropy & Foundation strategies, BCBS Plans have been addressing Health Equity and the Social Determinants of Health at the local level for decades. These initiatives, growing in reach and impact seek to tackle health inequities head on to create a healthier future for our communities.
Medicare Advantage growth requires a combination of focused revenue maximization efforts, effective cost management strategies, provider partnerships with aligned incentives, competitive product offerings, effective distribution channels, and consumer engagement strategies to capture age-ins. After BCBSA provides an overview of key national learnings from a recent assessment on BCBS position in Medicare, two BCBS Plans will share their strategies to grow their MA business.
As employers shift to more diversified benefit offerings, health plans are facing cost pressures and demands from groups to interact with more specialized ancillary benefit vendors, each with a unique interface. This is creating fragmented responsibility for accurate benefit management, and reconciling this data to ensure accurate and timely accumulations has resulted in a multi-billion dollar, industry-wide problem that directly impacts the member experience.
Formed with the idea that the future of effective healthcare administration should focus on a positive patient experience, a consortium of several Blue-centric healthcare companies is using the latest technologies to better integrate with diversified benefits partners and offer real-time solutions that create operational unity across the healthcare ecosystem. Learn how BCBSMA, HMHS and the Coalesce Health Alliance are making substantive improvements to the accuracy and timeliness of accumulator data, reducing reconciliation costs, improving the efficiency of onboarding new diversified benefits partners through collaboration and the transparent exchange of information, and identifying new opportunities to deliver breakthrough technologies for the healthcare industry.
The number of Americans providing care to friends or family members with serious medical conditions is growing rapidly. The growth of this uncompensated role has significant direct and indirect implications on the economy. During this session you will learn what the total economic burden of caregiving amounts to and how BCBS Plans are implementing programs and resources to better support caregivers in their communities.