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SHRM-ECC July Meeting & Program: Healthcare Consumerism- The Solution Post ACA
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When: July 19, 2017
Where: Two Trees Golf Course & Restaurant
1955 Lewis Turner Blvd
Fort Walton Beach, Florida  32547
United States
Contact: Aimee Cox

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Healthcare Consumerism-

The Solution Post ACA


Presented By:

Ron Bachman


Healthcare Consumerism is the wave of the future and because of its increasing complexity, requires benefits professionals to develop a consultative approach to plan design, implementation and employee engagement.


This presentation will give the attendee a foundation of knowledge to develop a consultative approach to Healthcare Consumerism, innovative plan design, and employee engagement strategies.



Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Registration: 7:15am-7:30am

Business Meeting: 7:30am

Program: 8:00am


Two Trees Restaurant

1955 Lewis Turner Boulevard

Fort Walton Beach, FL 32547

$15/Members, $20/Non-Members

Please register by Monday, July 17, 2017


This program offers ONE RECERTIFICATION CREDIT each for SHRM and HRCI!



Ronald E. Bachman FSA, MAAA, CHCC

President & CEO, Healthcare Visions


Ronald E. Bachman has been at the center of U.S. health care transformation, advancing free market consumer-based solutions to lower the number of uninsureds, improve mental health coverage, and advance employer introductions of healthcare consumerism. Currently he is the President and CEO of Healthcare Visions, a thought leadership firm dedicated to advancing ideas and policy initiatives that are impacting the U.S. health care market.

Bachman is also a Senior Fellow of the National Center for Policy Analysis, the Wye River Group on Health, the Center for Health Transformation, and the Georgia Public Policy Foundation (GPPF).  He is an Adviser to the Goodman Policy Institute.As an actuary, he has extensive experience in healthcare strategy for payers, providers and employers. Ron is Chairman of the Editorial Advisory Board for Filed Media and the Institute for Healthcare Consumerism. Bachman is also on boards for Skyland Trail, Bryan University, the Georgia Charity Care Network, HINRI Labs, and Jacobs Ladder Autism Center.

Formerly, Bachman was a principle with PricewaterhouseCoopers, where he consulted to a broad range of clients including: employers, HMOs, hospitals, physicians, indemnity carriers, BlueCross BlueShield plans, as well as State and Federal Agency clients. 

Over the years Bachman has worked on health policy issues and market transformation ideas. He worked closely with the Bush White House and Treasury on the language and principles of the 2002 Health Reimbursement Arrangement (HRA) guidelines, provided policy input on Health Savings Accounts (HSA), and consulted with various government agencies on national health issues and legislative and regulatory proposals. 

Working across the political aisle Ron has worked with the Carter Center, Senator Kennedy, and Senator Wellstone on mental health issues. He testified on over 30 states and before Congress in support of mental health parity. He has served as a designated expert on actuarial issues to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), the Congressional Budget Office (CBO), the Department of Labor (DOL), the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) and several members of Congress.

Ron is a graduate of Georgia Tech with a BS in Applied Mathematics and has a M.A.S. from Georgia State University.  A sampling of his writings include: “Consumer-Driven Healthcare – The Future is Now”, “Giving Patients More Control”, “An Employer’s Guide to Patient-Directed Healthcare Benefits”, “An Employer’s Guide to Pharmaceutical Benefits”, “A Legislator’s Guide to Creating an HSA State”, “Lowering the Uninsured During an Economic Down Turn”, “An American Solution to Healthcare”, “Depression is Bottom Line Issue – If CEO’s Only Knew”, “Corporate Readiness for Healthcare Consumerism”, and “Web 2.0 and the Next Generation of Healthcare Consumerism”

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