Terry Talks Business Solutions

R&R's Terry Frett is a guest host four times a year on 1130 WISN "Business Solutions with Diane Chamness".  Topics cover the latest trends in employee benefits, Medicare, and individual insurance. 

 

Health Insurance Opportunities for Small Employers

Health Insurance Opportunities for Small Employers and Developments in 2019

Original Air date: March 2, 2019 (3-4 PM)

Show topics:

  • Trending developments unfolding in 2019, including mergers and acquisitions
  • Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America's new platform for disclosing the retail cost of medication advertised
  • Affordable health coverage including level funding and Association Health Plans

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Health Insurance Trends & Developments in 2018: The Year in Review

Original air date: December 8, 2018

Show topics:

  • Major Health Insurance Mergers and Health Care System Mergers Completed in 2018
  • Prescription Therapies Exceeding 20% of Total Health Care Spend
  • New Small Employer Health Insurance Opportunities
    • Level Funded
    • Association Health Plans
  • 2019 Obamacare Open Enrollment
  • Look Back at Terry's Predictions for 2018 made in December of 2017
  • New Predictions for 2019

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ACA Individual Health Marketplace Moving Forward in 2019

Original air date: November 3, 2018

Show topics:

  • Review of 2018 - Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation Data
  • Challenge: Early Retirees Who Do Not Qualify for Premium Tax Credits Due to Income
  • 2019 Open Enrollment
  • Tips for Consumers

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Unraveling the Prescription Drug Affordability Crisis

Unraveling the Prescription Drug Affordability Crisis

Original air date: August 4, 2018

Show topics:

  • The Problem / Key Stakeholders in the Prescription Drug Distribution Chain
  • What is a PBM? Where did the business model of a PBM come from? How do PBMs make money?
  • What is Spread?
  • What are manufacturer Rebates?
  • How do pharmaceutical companies drive demand for their drug?
  • Trump Administration released in May of 2018
  • The transformation of medications from pills and capsules to genetic engineering and cures
  • The opportunities and challenges
  • Car T Cell Therapy: New Gene Therapy Break Through used for blood cancer
  • Tips for consumers and basic medications
  • Consumer direct pharmacy savings programs

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Health Insurance Trends.jpgHealth Insurance Trends & Developments in 2017

Original air date: December 9, 2017

Addressing the current trends and developments in Health Insurance and a year in review of 2107.

Show topics:

  • Federal Government & The Affordable Care Act
  • Individual Health Insurance Marketplace
  • Small Employer Marketplace
  • Health Insurance Developments
  • Provider Systems Developments
  • Continued Trend of Provider Owned Insurance Plans
  • Provider & Insurance Carrier Partnerships
  • Prescription Drug Expenditure Continues to Grow
  • Predictions for 2018

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ObamaCare Redefined | Current Trends in Employee Benefits

Original air date: August 5, 2017

Addressing the current trends in Employee Benefits and how they are affecting Milwaukee area employers.

Show topics:

  • Trump administration redefining the Affordable Care Act
  • Insurance carrier trends
  • Medicare missed opportunities
  • What will 2018 look like for health insurance?

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Affordable Care Act A lesson in Government Overreach

Affordable Care Act - A Lesson in Government Overreach

Original air date: June 24, 2017

Addressing the current trends in Employee Benefits and how they are affecting Milwaukee area employers.

Show topics:

  • Wisconsin’s individual health insurance market before The Affordable Care Act
  • Wisconsin’s individual health insurance market after The Affordable Care Act
  • Health and Human Services Individual Market Premium Changes 2013 – 2017
  • Individual Health Insurance Market 2018 in Wisconsin
  • Repeal and Replace Legislative Efforts – School House Rock – I am a bill 1975

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