Welcome to the HBCH Summer Forum

Wednesday, June 26, 2024 | 11:00 AM to 5:30 PM | Post Conference 5:30 to 7:00 PM

11:00 am - 12:30 pm


BRC Lobby

Lunch, Networking and Exhibitors


Taco Choices:

  • Bacon, Egg and Cheese
  • Sausage, Egg and Cheese
  • Potato, Egg and Cheese
  • Black Bean, Pico de Gallo, Poblano Pepper and Onion (Vegan)


  • Coffee
  • Hot Tea
  • Orange Juice
  • Water

Registration and Check-in


12:45 pm - 1:15 pm

brc auditorium

Keynote Address: The Employer-Driven Disruption of the Health Benefits Status Quo

Cynthia Fisher (Click for More Detail)

Cynthia Fisher, Founder & Chairman, PatientRightsAdvocate.org


1:20 pm - 2:35 pm

brc auditorium

The Potential of Primary Care – Mission Over Profits

Session 2 (Click for More Detail)

Dan Burke, VP of Corporate Benefits, Turner Industries Group, LLC

Tony Lin, MD, Chairman of the Board of Managers and Managing Director
Kelsey-Seybold Clinic

Juliette Breeze, MD, CEO, Next Level Medical

Raymond Tsai, MD, VP, Advanced Primary Care, Purchaser Business Group on Health

Employers will learn about the value of healthcare delivery with a primary care foundation. This trusted patient/provider relationship creates an excellent opportunity to impact health outcomes, financial value, and employee satisfaction at the individual and population levels. This panel will discuss Advanced Primary Care, what is and what it is not, and how to incorporate its potential into a benefits design strategy that will result in better management of chronic conditions and value-based referrals to specialists. 


2:40 pm - 3:40 pm

BRC Auditorium

Employer Using New Legislation & Rules to Improve Value

Session 3 (Click for More Detail)

Katrina Daniel, Chief Health Care Officer, TRS of Texas

Charles Miller, Senior Policy Advisor, Texas 2036
Chris Deacon, Consultant & Legal Expert, VerSan Consulting

Session Summary:
Employers will learn about the opportunities and risks for employers associated with new federal and state rules and regulations. This includes the Consolidated Appropriations Act, the Hospital Price Transparency and the Health Plan Transparency in Coverage rules, and Texas HB711. Related to all, employers will learn the why access to claims data is so critical as a fiduciary and to how to leverage it for improved value in benefits design.


3:40 pm - 4:05 pm

exhibit hall

Networking / Exhibits / Refreshments

Session 4 (Click for More Detail)

4:10 pm - 5:10 pm

BRC Auditorium

Best Practices for the Management of High-Cost Specialty Drugs

Session 5 (Click for More Detail)

Elaine Britt, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, Director, Total Rewards, Rice University

Renzo Luzzatti, President, US-Rx Care
Brian Kehan, Director, Benefits & Wellbeing, Merck
Jason Sorrells, Rx Sales Director, Healthcare Bluebook


5:15 pm - 5:30 pm


Closing Comments & Discussion

Session 6 (Click for More Detail)

Ted Barrall, Director Compensation and Benefits, The Friedkin Group
Francois de Brantes, Executive Vice President, XO Health

Session Summary:

Francois and Ted will provide a brief conference re-cap and facilitate an audience member discussion on take-aways from the conference.

  • What solutions meet current needs?
  • What is most practical and implementable?
  • What are foreseeable challenges and how to overcome them?


5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Exhibit hall

Post Conference Reception, Networking and Exhibits

Drinks and Appetizers (Click for More Detail)