Friday, March 1

8:15 a.m. – Noon

New this year! Take 5!

Pharmacy peers will Take 5 minutes to tell you about something they do in their pharmacy that is working well for them. Then you’ll have 10 minutes to interact, ask questions and offer suggestions. When time runs out, it’s on to the next one. Of course, there’s plenty of time at the NCPA MLC meeting for further one-on-one dialogue to follow up and learn more from each other. New pharmacy service, marketing, operations, staff engagement – you’ll love this fast-moving hour of expense reducers and revenue generators.

Self-Insured Health Plans: Opportunities to Both Save and Make You Money

Self-insured health plans can be both a cost-savings strategy for your business and an opportunity to generate more revenue by selling your pharmacy services to other groups. Transparent PBM executive and community pharmacy leader John Crumly will outline various opportunities for the multi-store owner looking to cut costs and improve employee coverage. Pharmacy owner Brian Beach will share how moving to a self-insured plan will save his business 30 percent this year and how he is selling his pharmacy services to other self-funded employers with the help of broker Matt Lund.

Presenters: John CrumlyRPh, President at MaxCareRx, Edmond, Okla; Brian Beach, PharmD, Principal and Chief Financial Officer, Kelley-Ross Pharmacy Group, Seattle, Wash.; Matt Lund, Senior Vice President, Brown & Brown Pacific, Inc., Seattle, Wash.

Pharmacist and Pharmacy Technician Learning Objectives:

  1. Develop questions to ask your current broker about your health coverage.
  2. Assess whether a self-funded health plan is right for your business.
  3. Illustrate opportunities to sell pharmacy services to other self-insured plans.