Employer Solutions to Host a GLP-1 Town Hall

Your company’s approach to weight-loss medications should depend on several factors, including the needs of your employee population and your long-term benefits strategy. To learn more about best practices around covering these medications, register to attend the Employer Solutions GLP-1 Town Hall on Thursday, March 7, at 12 p.m.

Register now at this link.

The town hall will cover:

  • GLP-1 drugs’ impact on obesity and its co-morbidities
  • How increased usage of these medications leads to higher pharmacy benefits costs
  • Recommendations for combating high costs and mitigating the impact on health plans
  • Strategies for communicating pharmacy benefits to employees

Vanderbilt Health experts will discuss the cost implications of GLP-1 medications for health plans and offer solutions to help employees who may be coming off these medications. Panelists are:

  • Sabrina Poon, MD, MPH, Medical Director, Office of Episodes of Care, VUMC
  • Rick Ohmer, Executive Director of Compensation and Benefits, VUMC
  • Jared Schnake, PharmD, Staff Pharmacist, VUMC
  • Michelle Ross, RD, LDN, Registered Dietitian, Center for Surgical Weight Loss, VUMC

Attendees are encouraged to send in questions prior to the town hall here.