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The Alliance Northwest Employer Meeting

September 26, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 11:30 am


Join employers in the northwest region of Wisconsin as we provide you with a keynote speaker on how to contain health care costs as well as important updates from The Alliance.

Keynote Speaker: 

Dr. A. Mark Fendrick is the Center’s Director and a Professor of Internal Medicine in the School of Medicine and a Professor of Health Management and Policy in the School of Public Health at the University of Michigan.

Dr. Fendrick conceptualized and coined the term Value-Based Insurance Design (V-BID) and currently directs the V-BID Center at the University of Michigan [www.vbidcenter.org], the leading advocate for development, implementation, and evaluation of innovative health benefit plans.  His research focuses on how clinician payment and consumer engagement initiatives impact access to care, quality of care, and health care costs.  Dr. Fendrick has authored over 250 articles and book chapters and has received numerous awards for the creation and implementation of value-based insurance design.  His perspective and understanding of clinical and economic issues have fostered collaborations with numerous government agencies, health plans, professional societies, and health care companies.

Register to Attend 


8 – 8:30 a.m. Registration, Breakfast (Warm Buffet) & Networking
8:30 – 8:35 a.m. Welcome & Opening Remarks, Melina Kambitsi
8:35 – 9:45 a.m. Value-Based Benefit Design (Controlling the Cost of Your Benefit Plan), Dr. Mark Fendrick
9:45 – 10 a.m. Networking & Coffee Break
10 – 10:45 a.m. About The Alliance & The Alliance Network, Mike Roche & Debora Kunferman
10:45 – 11:15 a.m. Employer Case Study
11:15 – 11:30 p.m. Discussion & Closing Comments, Melina Kambitsi



September 26, 2018
8:00 am - 11:30 am