Cost Containment Webinars

Join 6 Degrees Health for a Fireside Chat, a webinar series created for you, our partners, and associates! Throughout the year, 6 Degrees Health will host monthly webinars featuring industry and content experts speaking on hot topics that partners in our industry want to learn more about.

For more information, please email our Account Management Team

The Healthcare Free Market Option:
Where Pricing is Bundled, Transparent, and Affordable

Dr. G. Keith Smith
Co-Founder and Medical Director at Surgery Center of Oklahoma

Join 6 Degrees Health and our guest Dr. Keith Smith as we discuss his revolutionary approach to the pricing of healthcare and uncompromising free market principles. Dr. Smith is co-Founder of the Surgery Center of Oklahoma and creator of atlasbillingcompany.com that displays all-inclusive pricing for various surgical procedures. He will discuss how he started his transparent approach to pricing, review the current state of the free market within the Healthcare Industry and how healthcare will undoubtedly bend to the free market, largely driven by self-funded plans. 

Dr. Smith will showcase his proven methodology and how an increasing number of hospitals and facilities will evolve to meet the prices self-funded plans are demanding. What does this mean for the future of healthcare and self-funded plans? Register and tune-in to find out!

Tuesday, August 16, 2022 @ 11:00am PT

Previous Fireside Chats

Broker Beware: Don’t Fall Into the Trap

Lester J. Morales,
CEO & Founder of Next Impact and Creator of the Transparent Health Benefits Movement

For decades, most brokers have approached employer renewals with the same ole’ process, generating double-digit rate increases and a growingly more frustrated employer base.  The worst part, employees can’t even afford to use their insurance coverage.  The client demands more, and most brokers aren’t ready to have the NEXT conversation.   

Listen to Lester Morales, CEO of Next Impact and the creator of the Transparent Health Benefits movement, a 20-year industry veteran who spent 13+ years as a top performer and Chief Growth Officer at Willis Towers Watson, talk about how to change the conversation using innovation and transparency has the anchor.  The best part is that Lester will share actual client presentations and strategies that have allowed the Team at Next Impact to be a leader in building high-performing and transparent health plans.  

Eric Bricker, MD Portrait

High Cost Medical Claimants: Strategies for Success

Dr. Eric Bricker, Chief Medical Officer of AHealthcareZ

Dr. Bricker is the former Co-Founder and Chief Medical Officer of Compass Professional Health Services. He is also the Chief Medical Officer of AHealthcareZ, which is 300+ Healthcare Finance Educational Videos that are viewed over 120,000 times per month on LinkedIn and YouTube. 

June’s Fireside Chat will focus on high cost claimants from the root causes to revenue strategies and solutions including primary care, direct contracting, and in-network steerage vs plan design.