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Fallout in the Spring – COVID Claim Disputes, Surprise Billing RBP Opportunities & Return to Work Vaccine Mandates

On March 24, 2021

The costs and conflicts ushered in by the COVID-19 fallout are becoming more apparent. Industry members are debating numerous issues, such as when a plan should pay and whether workers’ compensation should be a primary payer. Both opportunities and challenges appear, especially for fiduciaries, from post-pandemic legislation, such as the No Surprises Act, to state and federal COVID-19 rules – impacting Reference Based Pricing and claims processing in general.  Join The Phia Group as we discuss post-COVID era regulations applicable to benefit plans, as well as industry issues emerging from this new chapter in the pandemic saga.

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Breakout #1: Stop-loss Claims, Fiduciary Obstacles & COVID-19

Breakout #2: Surprise Billing & RBP Opportunities

A Blueprint for Success – Lessons from 2020, Expectations for 2021

On February 25, 2021

Join The Phia Group to learn from the past, and plan for the future!  In this webinar, The Phia Group will both examine what has happened as well as predict what is to come, as they help you identify what needs to be done to ensure the best possible outcomes for this coming year.  They will discuss President Biden’s first month in office, identify whom he has appointed for key roles (and examine their track records on healthcare), as well as dissect the issues that were most relevant in 2020 – ensuring we learn from both the victories and losses of the year that has ended.

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To obtain a copy of our webinar slides, please reach out to mpainten@phiagroup.com.

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The “No Surprises Act,” COVID Relief, and Plan Design Changes Impacting Your Business in 2021

On January 20, 2021

After a hectic political showdown, the president has signed legislation which includes comprehensive protection from surprise medical billing. This 5,000-page bill, along with a raging pandemic and a new administration, is certain to have our industry scrambling to keep up. Join The Phia Group in a new webinar format as they discuss the COVID-19 relief bill, the impact on the industry, and everything in between. From plan design changes to updates on fiduciary duties and subrogation, we have got you covered as we ring in the New Year. Following the one-hour webinar, there will be two 30-minute breakout sessions, addressing plan design changes, stop-loss issues, and legal and regulatory updates affecting claims.

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To obtain a copy of our webinar slides, please reach out to mpainten@phiagroup.com.

To obtain a recording of our Breakout Sessions, please reach out to mpainten@phiagroup.com.

A Transparent 2021 - Further Analysis of the Year to Come

On December 15, 2020

Following on the heels of their incredibly informative assessment of what to expect in 2021, The Phia Group will dives back into their pool of predictions in another free webinar. The team targets rules that will impact 2021, including the recently released transparent pricing rules.  Additionally, they discuss some best practices developed and applied in 2020 and how those changes will assist plans in 2021. If success in 2021 is in your plans, check out this webinar and look forward to tomorrow.

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Desperately Looking Forward to 2021

On November 16, 2020

The end (of 2020) is near, and we are anxiously looking forward to 2021.  Between the Presidential Election, the COVID-19 Pandemic, and the ACA’s “Day in Court” before SCOTUS, any one of these ongoing topics would be enough to keep us busily planning for what is to come.  Suggesting that 2021 is poised to be one of the busiest years in our industry’s history might be an understatement.  At times, it may be overwhelming to keep up with everything that is impacting us – as employers, as service providers, and as human beings.  That’s why The Phia Group is proud to invite you to enjoy another webinar, where we will be discussing these and other hot topics, forecasting what we expect to see in 2021, and giving you a head start as you – like we – plan, and look forward, to 2021.

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To obtain a copy of our webinar slides, please reach out to mpainten@phiagroup.com.

New Opportunities to Save, Create Revenue & Avoid Scary Practices

On October 19, 2020

Join The Phia Team as they share some of the industry’s scariest blunders and gruesome practices. Turn down the lights and prepare to be horrified; but fear not... with this trick there are also treats. Not only will attendees learn from others' mistakes, but we will also pull from our bag of goodies new sources of revenue and savings for plans and administrators alike. If you miss this one, it will haunt you for the rest of your life.

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Benefits on the Ballot – A Political Update for Health Benefits Professionals

On September 22, 2020

Election season is underway.  The future of healthcare will be decided via the ballot box, court rooms, and congressional halls.  Pandemic or no pandemic, the gears of democracy are turning and what happens now will have long term effects for us all.  Join The Phia Group as they discuss the most important elections (including candidates’ positions on health), ongoing legal cases, and proposed laws.  They will dissect each and provide you with not only thoughts on how they may impact us, but how we can best prepare for likely outcomes.

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Conflicts Abound – Providers & Facilities Fight Back

On August 17, 2020

U.S. hospitals have lost over $200 billion from March to June as a result of canceled services due to the COVID-19 pandemic. In response, providers have changed their tactics. They are raising prices, appealing more denied claims, more aggressively fighting referenced-based pricing, and stepping up collections efforts. Now, more than ever, it is imperative for plans and their partners to be vigilant and protect their members and plan assets. Join The Phia Group’s team as they discuss these new aggressive tactics as well as the conflicts they are causing with networks and stop-loss.

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The Underlying Regulatory Landscape - Don’t Get Lost in the New Normal

On July 15, 2020

As we remain hyper-focused on COVID-19, it is easy to forget other ongoing impactful industry events. Life goes on, and so too does lawmaking and litigation. Statutes, regulations, and case law have been and continue to be considered, debated, and finalized; resulting in serious, lasting effects.  It behooves us all to track them accordingly. Luckily for you, The Phia Group’s legal team has done just that – and they will happily inform and advise on what to watch, and how to adjust. Join us for this free, but invaluable event.

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Old Issues, New Environment – Not The Same Old Song

On June 16, 2020

Join The Phia Group’s team of experts as they discuss familiar issues such as balance billing, surprise billing, mental health parity, telemedicine, COB, and others, while framed in the context of these unique times. How has COVID-19 changed these issues, if at all? How is the new employer environment exposing these issues? Listen in to find out what The Phia Group has to say!

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To obtain a copy of our webinar slides, please reach out to mpainten@phiagroup.com.