Employer Health Benefits Design Trends and Issues
NEW: Non-OCCABA member may register for $30.
FREE for OCCABA members.
February 27, 2020 from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm (Pacific Time)
Presented by the Kaiser Family Foundation.
The presentation will review highlights from the 2019 Employer Health Benefit Survey, a benchmark report on premiums, cost sharing and coverage for those with employer-sponsored coverage. In addition, the presentation will cover findings from the Peterson-KFF Health System Tracker, including estimates on changing provider networks, the prevalence of “surprise” medical bills, and changes in prescription drug spending.
Matthew Rae is the Associate Director for the Program on the Health Care Marketplace at the Kaiser Family Foundation, a non-partisan research organization focusing on national health issues. The program researches and analyzes the private insurance market and policy proposals to reform it. In this capacity, Matthew has managed the Employer Health Benefit Survey since 2011. He has a special interest in analytic methods, data analysis, including gleaning lessons from survey and claims data.
Matthew is currently a PhD Student at the George Washington University’s Milken Institute School of Public Health. He earned a Master of Public Administration (MPA) from Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA), a Master of Public Health (MPH) from Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health and a Graduate Certificate in Survey Design and Data Analysis from the George Washington University. Prior to joining the Foundation, Matthew worked at the Government Accountability Office, Small Business Services for the City of New York, the Service Employees International Union and the Oregon Federation of Nurses and Health Professionals.
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