February Luncheon Meeting

  • 19 Feb 2016
  • 11:15 AM - 1:00 PM
  • DoubleTree Hotel, Overland Park, KS


  • A current member of EBPA.
  • This provides registration for more than one member at a time.

Registration is closed
Protecting Employers' Investment in Pharmacy & Controlling Medical Trends

The most expensive medications are those taken incorrectly.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Rising costs of medications, especially with specialty.
  2. Expanding the role of pharmacists to chronic care management.
  3. Define the benefits of incorporating pharmacist-led advocacy within a healthcare/benefits plan.
  4. Case Study – Claims Analysis Proves 9% Reduction in Overall Health Care Costs for Employer.
  5. How to select a provider and integrate this model into your wellness strategy.

Value of Subject:

Health care costs significantly impact an organization's bottom line. With chronic care costs on the rise, it's important to recognize innovative and effective strategies to bend the trend.

Target Audience:

Beginning to intermediate benefit professionals; executive-level professionals of self-funded organizations; benefit consultants/brokers.

About the Speaker:

Jessica Wehner Lea,
EMBA, Pharm.D., BCPP
President of Tria Health

With more than 10 years of extensive experience in pharmaceutical care, Dr. Jessica Lea was named President of Tria Health in 2010. Her background in academia and numerous pharmacy achievements continue to fuel her passion of providing patient-centered care that results in optimal health outcomes. Lea graduated in 2014 with her Executive MBA from Rockhurst University and is an active member of Kansas City’s Central Exchange Mentorship Program.

In 2013, Lea was recognized by PharmaVoice as one of the “Most Inspiring People in the Life-Sciences Industry” and was a winner of Ingram Magazine’s 2013 Fittest Exec Challenge.

Lea was honored by Ingram’s Magazine this year as one of Kansas City’s “40 Under Forty” and joined The Kansas City Business Journal’s 2014 class of “Women Who Mean Business.”

One hour of CE credit is available from Kansas and Missouri is pending. Only 2015 and 2016 members are eligible to receive the CE credits.

There is a 48 hour cancellation policy.

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