PRESS RELEASE:
Audio Conference on
Healthy Lifestyle Incentives: Strategies to Control Healthcare Costs


Wednesday, September 7, 2005
1:30-3:00 p.m. (Eastern)
http://www.hin.com/cgi-local/link/news/pl.cgi?hli0809h
Press Release
Contact: Melanie Matthews
888-446-3530 phone
mmatthews@hin.com

MANASQUAN NJ USA August 9, 2005: Some health plans and employers have begun using incentives to encourage their members/employees to adopt healthy lifestyles as a means to control healthcare costs associated with preventable conditions.

Healthy Lifestyle Incentives: Strategies to Control Healthcare Costs, a September 7, 2005 audio conference, will examine how organizations are employing incentives to promote consumer accountability for healthcare costs as an attempt to reduce healthcare costs driven by lifestyle-related habits.

For more information, please visit:
http://www.hin.com/cgi-local/link/news/pl.cgi?hli0809h

Please reference the following customer code when ordering: HLI0809H

Your expert panel of speakers, Tami Collin, senior consultant with William M. Mercer, Inc., Rebecca Kelly, wellness coordinator at American Cast Iron Pipe Company (ACIPCO) Health Services and Michelle Kirby, vice president of people and culture for Texas Health Resources will provide you with strategies on how to structure an incentives program, what incentives are most motivating and the results that an incentive program can yield. You will get details on:

  • The types of incentives offered;
  • Structure of the incentive program;
  • What types of incentives are more motivating than other;
  • Results from program incentives; and
  • Planned enhancements to the incentives program.

The audio conference will be held on September 7, 2005 at 1:30 pm Eastern time.

Can't make the scheduled date and time of the conference? See the "On-Demand" or CD-ROM options described below.

You can "attend" this program right in your office and enjoy significant savings no travel time or hassle; no hotel expenses. Its so convenient! Invite your staff members to participate.

Your registration fee covers one telephone line from your site. Include as many individuals from your organization as you wish - there is no additional charge. Gather in a conference room and use a speakerphone.

Train your entire department for one low price!

Who Will Benefit?

CEOs, medical directors, disease management directors, managers and coordinators, health plan executives, care management nurses, business development and strategic planning directors.

Program Materials:

Program materials, the call access number and PDF links for the presentation files will be provided approximately one week before the program date via e-mail.

Please Note:

Participation in the call is just $227 per site and allows access to ONE phone line for an unlimited number of listeners at the site. We offer attractive discounts for organizations calling in from more than one location. Call (888) 446-3530 for more information.

Mark your calendar now and take a moment to register either online at the program Web site:
http://www.hin.com/cgi-local/link/news/pl.cgi?hli0809h Or, call (888) 446-3530.

How The Audio Conference Works:

The conference lasts approximately 90 minutes with the last 30 minutes devoted to your questions.

No special equipment is needed; a toll-free number will be provided.

A week before the conference, you will receive instructions via e-mail on how to dial into the conference and links to download the speaker's presentation. So be sure to include your e-mail address.

Submit Your Questions:

You are invited to submit your questions in advance of the program to ensure that your questions are answered. Please e-mail your questions to mmatthews@hin.com no later than noon on September 2, 2005. We will attempt to answer your questions during the audio conference. However, time constraints limit the number of questions that can be answered during the live Q&A so be sure to get your questions in early.


Five Easy Ways To Register For:
Healthy Lifestyle Incentives: Strategies to Control Healthcare Costs

  1. Register at: http://www.hin.com/cgi-local/link/news/pl.cgi?hli0809h
  2. Fill out the registration form below and e-mail to: info@hin.com
  3. Call: (888) 446-3530
  4. Fax registration form to: (732) 292-3073
  5. Mail registration to: Healthcare Intelligence Network, PO Box 1442,
    Wall, NJ 07719-1442

Please reference this customer code when registering: HLI0809H



Registration Form
Healthy Lifestyle Incentives: Strategies to Control Healthcare Costs


Name:
Title:
Company:
Type of Organization:
Address:
City:
State:
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[ ] Yes, I want to know how my organization can use incentives to promote consumer accountability for healthcare costs as a way to reduce healthcare costs driven by lifestyle-related habits. Register me for "Healthy Lifestyle Incentives: Strategies to Control Healthcare Costs" today for $227.

PRICING: Register Today and Receive the Early Bird Discount

4 cost-effective registration options:

  1. [ ] $297 for the live audio conference, audio conference on CD-ROM, PLUS a printed transcript of the conference proceedings (CD-ROM and transcript is shipped approximately three weeks after the program.) ($337 after 9/02/05)

  2. [ ] $227 per dial-in telephone line per site to participate in the live program and receive the presentaion materials. No limit in the number of participants per site.
    ($297 after 9/02/05)

  3. [ ] $227 for the On-Demand service, which provides you the opportunity to listen in at your leisure via your computer and a web browser (includes the agenda and presentation materials).

  4. [ ] $247 for the recorded audio conference and presentation materials on CD-ROM includes printed transcript, if you cannot participate in the live program. (Shipped approximately three weeks after the program.)

[ ] Other non-US countries based on phone charges

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Cancellation Policy: To receive a refund, notice is required at least seven business days prior to the audio conference. With proper notice, fees are refunded minus a $40 service fee. No refunds are given for cancellations received with less than seven days notice. The Healthcare Intelligence Network reserves the right to cancel or reschedule an audio conference due to unforeseen circumstances.