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Health Insurance Summit

The Annual Health Insurance Summit is the most established business gathering dedicated to the PHI industry.

31 May – 1 June 2018 | Rydges World Square, Sydney

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Hospital industry rate available - see pricing below

overview

The 17th National Health Insurance Summit will provide discussion on legislative reform, regulatory changes, and the future direction of the Private Health Insurance (PHI) industry.

Recent reforms mean the PHI industry has the opportunity to overhaul the current system in order to provide a higher level of transparency and affordable value for consumers reversing the trend for members to opt out of having any level of cover due to growing dissatisfaction.

KEYNOTE ADDRESSES:
Private Health Insurance – Paying for Value for Health Fund Members
Dr Rachel David, Chief Executive, Private Healthcare Australia

APRA’s Current Views of the Private Health Insurance Industry
Peter Kohlhagen, Senior Manager, Policy Development, Australian Prudential Regulation Authority

Transparency of Non-Performing Devices
Tracey Duffy, Assistant Secretary, Medical Devices Branch, TGA

PRE-CONFERENCE WORKSHOP | RISK CULTURE
30th MAY 2018 2:00PM-5:00PM

Assessing Risk Culture in the PHI Sector
Natasha Hall, Managing Director, Hall Advisory

Macquarie University Risk Culture Scale
Elizabeth Sheedy, Associate Professor, Macquarie University Applied Finance Centre

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CRITICAL ISSUES TO BE ADDRESSED INCLUDE:

  • Avoiding the Cliff-How Do We Grow Private Health Insurance Participation?
  • Measuring the Prevalence, Costs and Trends on Low-Value Care: A Necessary Precondition to Action
  • Declining Health Insurance Membership
  • Changing Health Insurance for Millennials
  • Putting Our Members at the Heart of Care – Giving Consumers Choice
  • Key Issues for PHI – A Refreshed View from the “Sideline”
  • The Future Buyers: How Valued-Based Healthcare Will Impact the Medtech Industry?
  • Post Natal Care – Reinforcing the Member Value Proposition in a Changing Market
  • Leveraging Digital Technologies to Improve the Customer Experience
  • Entering the Genomic Age: Impact of Personal Genome Information on Healthcare and Our Lives
  • The Myth of the Informed Consumer – Why do we Continue to Pursue It?
  • What is Really Driving PHI Premium Increases-What Can we do About It?

 

PANEL DISCUSSIONS:

  • Consumer Empowerment in the PHI
  • Improving Transparency Around Medical Out-of-Pocket Costs
  • Future Innovations for Private Health Insurance

The Inaugural Health Insurance Summit PitchFest Innovation Award
Watch a handful of startups battle it out for the Inaugural Health Insurance Summit PitchFest Innovation Award.

Pitchfest is a high-energy showcase of start-ups building innovations for the health insurance industry. This is a dedicated platform for innovators to give a 5-minute pitch before taking 5 minutes’ worth of questions from the panel and audience.

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agenda

8:50 am

OPENING | Opening remarks from the Chair

Christopher Zinn, CEO, Private Health Insurance Intermediaries Association

9:00 am

—— Health care should be evidence based
—— The health care reform process is well underway – Changes should also be consumer driven
—— Consumers need more information, better tools for navigating medical specialist and out of pocket costs
—— Fraud, waste and low value care are costing the Australian health system more than $1 billion per year

9:30 am

KEYNOTE ADDRESS | APRA’s Current Views of the Private Health Insurance Industry

Peter Kohlhagen, Senior Manager, Policy Development, Australian Prudential Regulation Authority

10:00 am

—— Declining private health insurance participation is a problem for everyone
—— What the demographic trends say about the future of private health
—— The drivers of consumer behaviour and the importance of getting Government health policy settings right
—— What reform needs to address to be effective

10:30 am

Networking and refreshment break

11:00 am

This presentation will report first-of-kind results of the prevalence, trends and costs associated with some two-dozen low-value health care practices from both private insurer and state health department perspectives. This is the most comprehensive Australian study to date directly measuring low value care, and one of the largest in the world.

11:30 am

—— Who’s job is it to reverse the decline – If it’s not too late
—— More sticks or more carrots – What incentives work best with consumers?
—— Is regulation the solution or the problem?
—— Market in meltdown is it as bad as some people say or even worse?
—— How do we put differences aside and champion PHI as a public good? If not us then who?

12:45 pm

Lunch and networking break

1:45 pm

—— Who are our Millennial customers and why are they different?
—— Customer centricity – Shifting our focus from product to person
—— Outside in innovation and pushing the boundaries
—— Have we found the silver bullet?

2:25 pm

CASE STUDY | Putting Our Members at the Heart of Care – Giving Consumers Choice

Dr Andrew Wilson, Group Executive Healthcare & Strategy, Medibank

3:05 pm

Networking and refreshment break

3:30 pm

HOSPITALS | Improving Transparency in Hospital Financing

James Downie, CEO, Independent Hospital Pricing Authority

4:45 pm

Enjoy a refreshment while watching a handful of startups battle it out for the Inaugural Health Insurance Summit PitchFest Innovation Award.

Pitchfest is a high-energy showcase of start-ups building innovations for the health insurance industry. This is a dedicated platform for innovators to give a 5-minute pitch before taking 5 minutes’ worth of questions from the panel and audience.

8:50 am

OPENING | Opening remarks from the Chair

Shaun Gath, Principal, Narrabundah Partners

9:00 am

KEYNOTE | Transparency of Non-Performing Devices

Tracey Duffy, Assistant Secretary, Medical Devices Branch, TGA

9:30 am

—— Affordability – Contributors must get a better deal
—— Better information – The industry can and must do more
—— The desultory, but crucial, case for improved competition
—— Rethinking risk equalization and community rating
—— The premium round – Pointless and costly

10:00 am

In the global struggle to manage the cost of healthcare, practitioners and policymakers are increasingly focusing on value-delivering the best possible health outcomes for patients at a given level of cost.

There is growing momentum towards transforming today’s healthcare systems into Value-Based Health Care (VBHC) Systems. The medtech industry, needs to adapt to a healthcare ecosystem
that increasingly focused on outcomes and effective costcontainment. Nowadays, to gain access and obtain optimum price reimbursement, medtech companies need to showcase innovations that can clearly demonstrate better health outcomes at a reasonable price.

10:30 am

Networking and refreshment break

11:00 am

VIDEO MESSAGE | Private Health Insurance Reform

The Hon. Greg Hunt MP, Minister for Health, Video Message

11:10 am

CASE STUDY | Post Natal Care – Reinforcing the Member Value Proposition in a Changing Market

James Harrison, General Manager Healthcare Services, St LukesHealth

11:40 am

—— The next generation of customer service – Why we introduced artificial intelligence to assist our customers with their enquiries
—— Harnessing the power of AI – How nibby is already delivering change as well as the importance of ensuring the chatbot becomes smarter and more intuitive over time
—— I nnovation in healthcare – The ways we’ve invested in technology to empower the customer and improve the way we service them
—— Tech is the future – The strong role technology will play in the future of healthcare and how digital innovation will shape the industry

12:20 pm

Lunch and networking break

1:20 pm

—— How is genomic information impacting healthcare today?
—— What can (and can’t) our genome tell us about ourselves and our health in the future?
—— What are the challenges in personalising treatment and managing patient care using genomic information?
—— When will we see genomic information accessed routinely in healthcare?

2:00 pm

—— The “informed consumer” argument
—— Why it is essentially a myth
—— What information do consumers of health services really need?
—— What role can/should health insurers – and others providers – take in giving information?

2:30 pm

Networking and refreshment break

2:50 pm

—— Reforms such as discounts for younger patients and regulation of extras coverage do not address underlying issues
—— Premium increases are driven by increased cost of insuring patients – Benefits claimed rising by around 5%/year
—— I ncreased utilisation spread across healthcare – Elective surgery, cancer treatments, diagnostic procedures
—— What can we do about it?

4:05 pm

CLOSING | Closing remarks from the Chair

4:15 pm

Close of summit

pricing

Packages Price
Package(Two Days)$3195+GSTEarly Bird
2 Day Conference + Workshop$3695+GSTEarly Bird
Packages Price
Package(Two Days)$2495+GSTEarly Bird
2 Day Conference + Workshop$2995+GSTEarly Bird

General Pricing

  • Standard rate // From 31 March 2018
    – 2 Day Conference $3,195 + GST
    – 2 Day Conference + Workshop $3,695 + GST

Hospital Pricing

  • Standard rate // From 31 March 2018
    – 2 Day Conference $2,495 + GST
    – 2 Day Conference + Workshop $2,995 + GST

Book 3 delegates and receive the 4th delegate pass at no cost
To take advantage of this offer, call us today on 02 9080 4307 or email info@informa.com.au.
Note: All delegates must be from the same company and register at the same time to qualify.

Workshop

PRE-CONFERENCE WORKSHOP | RISK CULTURE | 30 May 2018 | 2:00pm – 5:00pm

Assessing Risk Culture in the PHI Sector

  • APRA requirements and expectations in respect of risk culture, assessments and Board involvement
  • Elementary approaches to risk culture assessments – Employee engagement surveys, periodic documentation of internal assessments, internal risk culture surveys / workshops
  • Better practice approaches to risk culture assessments – Independent diagnostics, interviews, externally facilitated workshops, intra / cross industry benchmarking, data analytics
  • Developing road maps and action plans for further development of risk awareness and expected risk behaviors, desired state of risk culture
  • Employee engagement, communications and training programs to facilitate well-functioning three lines of defence as part of the risk management framework
  • Case studies and workshop activities

Natasha Hall, Managing Director, Hall Advisory

Macquarie University Risk Culture Scale

  • Development of the Macquarie University Risk Culture Scale for assessing risk culture in the financial services sector
  • Outcomes of the risk culture research project for Australian / Canadian banks and associated wealth management / insurance subsidiaries
  • Outcomes of the risk culture research project for Australian superannuation funds
  • Process for application of the Macquarie University Risk Culture scale to the private health insurance sector

Elizabeth Sheedy, Associate Professor, Macquarie University Applied Finance Centre

speakers

The Hon. Greg Hunt MP, Minister for Health

Video Message

Dr Rachel David

Chief Executive, Private Healthcare Australia

Peter Kohlhagen

Senior Manager, Policy Development, Australian Prudential Regulation Authority

Ian Burgess

CEO, Medical Technology Association of Australia

Christopher Zinn

CEO, Private Health Insurance Intermediaries Association

Matthew Koce

CEO, Members Health Fund Alliance and Member of the Federal Government’s Private Health Ministerial Advisory Committee Alliance

James Downie

CEO, Independent Hospital Pricing Authority

James Harrison

General Manager Healthcare Services, St LukesHealth

Associate Professor Peter Sivey

School of Economics Finance and Marketing, RMIT University

A/Prof Marcel Dinger

CEO, Genome.One and Head, Clinical Genomics, Garvan Institute for Medical Research

Professor Adam Elshaug

HCF Research Foundation Professorial Fellow and Co-Director, Menzies Centre for Health Policy, University of Sydney

John Biviano

Deputy CEO, Royal Australasian College of Surgeons

Andrea Selleck

CEO, Australian Regional Health Group

Nicole Blair

Innovation, BUPA

Rohan Singe

Analytics and Insights, BUPA

Dr Andrew Wilson

Group Executive Healthcare & Strategy, Medibank

Shaun Gath

Principal, Narrabundah Partners

Brendan Mills

Chief Information Officer, nib health funds

Dr Barbara Carney

Principal, Carney Advisory

Alison Verhoeven

Chief Executive Officer, Australian Healthcare and Hospitals Association

Tracey Duffy

Assistant Secretary, Medical Devices Branch, TGA

Natasha Hall

Managing Director, Hall Advisory

Professor Elizabeth Sheedy

Macquarie Applied Finance Centre, Macquarie University

when & where

31 May - 01 Jun 2018

Rydges World Square, Sydney
389 Pitt St, Sydney NSW 2000
02 8268 1888
www.rydges.com/accommodation/sydney-nsw/world-square-sydney-cbd

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