May 2001 Policy Forum

Background Material

Defined Contribution Health Benefits:
The Next Evolution?

An EBRI-ERF Policy Forum
May 3, 2001
Arnold and Porter Conference Center
Washington, DC
9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Paul Fronstin


Ray Werntz


Jerome H. Grossman

Presentation: Defined Contribution Health Benefits: The Next Evolution?


John D. Abraham


Roger D. Chizek

Presentation: Consumer Driven Health Care


Randy Johnson


William J. Dennis Jr


Kim Bellard

Presentation: BlueChoice: Highmark Health Care Coverage On The Internet


Arthur Lifson


Jay Silverstein


Len Nichols

Presentation: Can Defined Contribution Health Insurance Reduce Cost Growth? (and Save Employer-Sponsored Health Insurance?)


James D. Bentley

Presentation: Hospital Concerns About Defined Contribution Health Plans


Donald J. Palmisano

Presentation: Why AMA Supports Defined Contributions


Thomas R. Beauregard

PowerPoint Presentation: Consumer Driven Health Care Strategies


Tony Valdivia


Lee N. Newcomer

Presentation: The Vivius Concept: Reinventing Health Care Purchasing by Creating an Open Marketplace Driven by Personal Choices and Values


Mary Nell Lehnhard


Kathleen Sebelius


John H. Gilman


Dean Clancy