FARMINGTON, Conn., Jan. 30, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Care Management Solutions Inc., a leading health and wellness company and a subsidiary of ConnectiCare, Inc., presented at the International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans (IFEBP) 63rd Annual Employee Benefits Conference in Las Vegas on October 23, 2017.

The presentation, titled “Aligning Benefit Design and Incentives,” focused on using benefit design as a lever to drive early prevention, detection and education, while controlling employer costs and increasing employee wellness. Participants learned about:

  • Data mining and analytics
  • Identifying targeted objectives (e.g., diabetes, heart disease) and the incentives or plan design features that help meet those objectives 
  • Assessing value and savings
  • Incorporating outcome-based metrics and performance guarantees with vendors
  • Various communication strategies for success

Feedback on the session was very positive. Participants reported that they left the conference with “great plans on how to attack rising costs” and “useful content and ideas.”

“Chronic diseases are a leading health care cost driver, so wellness in the workplace is no longer nice to have; it’s a must have. We help employers create and implement programs that lower costs and provide the best health outcomes for their employees and their businesses,” said Karen Possidente-Leibiger, Vice President, Program Director, Care Management Solutions, Inc.

Possidente-Leibiger co-presented with Robert Krzys, J.D. Mr. Krzys is an attorney and health care consultant with extensive experience representing unions in collective bargaining negotiations.      

Care Management Solutions administers data driven wellness programs that improve employees’ health outcomes and keep organizations thriving. Employers can learn more by visiting caremanagementsolutions.com.

About Care Management Solutions
Headquartered in Connecticut, Care Management Solutions is a leading health and wellness company that administers the largest value-based wellness programs in the country. Working closely with employers, Care Management Solutions designs and administers flexible, evidence-based programs that enhance employee wellness, track their progress and drive measurable results. Care Management Solutions is an affiliate of ConnectiCare, a leading health plan ranked by the National Committee for Quality Assurance as one of the top commercial health plans in the nation. For more information, visit caremanagementsolutions.com.

Media contact:
Beth Meccariello
860-229-0301
bmeccariello@gbpr.com 

Karen Possidente-Leibiger, Vice President and Program Director for Care Management Solutions, Inc.

Robert Krzys, J.D., attorney and health care consultant

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