Educational Seminars

HORAN Innovation Roundtable - What You Need to Know About Prescription Drug Benefit Management (Columbus)

 Columbus Marriot Northwest, 5605 Blazer Parkway Dublin, OH 43017
Approved for 1.5 HRCI Credits

HORAN invites you to join us for an Innovation Roundtable Series: What You Need to Know About Prescription Drug Benefit Management.

With pharmacy benefits quickly becoming one of the largest claims cost for employers, there is a need to understand the complexities and develop a strategy that is beneficial to your business and your employees.

During this interactive roundtable discussion, you will:
  • Understand the basics of prescription drug benefit management
  • Learn how to utilize the mechanics of your plan to leverage market bids
  • Leverage patient advocacy tools to reduce cost
  • Hear about trends in the marketplace

Leaders from throughout the industry will join us as panelists:

Dan Snodgrass, Pharmacy Consultant
Dan is a HORAN partner and pharmacist with over 30 years of in-depth experience across all payer channels including: Medicaid, Medicare, Long-Term Care, Managed Care and Employers. His deep understanding of Rx coverage and reimbursement protocol provides unique insight for vetting Pharmacy Benefit Managers (PBM's). His experience includes work for Procter & Gamble as Strategic Alliances & Initiatives, and Nebraska Medicaid.
Steve Harry, Manager of Pharmacy Initiatives, Medical Mutual Ohio
Steve has more than 20 years of Pharmacy Benefit and Insurance experience. He meets with clients ranging in size between 400 contracts and 10,000 contracts to review their benefit structure, update them on pharmacy industry developments and recommend cost saving opportunities. In addition, he manages the pharmacy analytics, communication and RFP needs for pharmacy programs to brokers, groups and members. 
Ryan Haynes, R.Ph., MBA, Senior Clinical Director, Truveris
A pharmaceutical Managed Care executive with more than 20 years of experience in healthcare delivery, Ryan provides clinical expertise to Truveris customers. Ryan’s experience includes pharmaceutical rebate contracting, creation and implementation of clinical programs to optimize plan performance, Pharmacy and Therapeutics (P&T) Committee responsibility, and direct client pharmacy benefit clinical consultation. Ryan earned his pharmacy degree from the University of Wyoming.

The Innovation Roundtable will be moderated by Cheryl Mueller, Vice President, Central Ohio, at HORAN. Cheryl is instrumental in proposing strategies that can
be implemented to enhance employee benefit programs while containing costs and improving employee understanding and appreciation of their benefits.