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Medical Tourism Congress Announces Pre-Conference Workshop on Self Funded Employer Medical Tourism

Medical Tourism Congress Announces Pre-Conference Workshop on Self Funded Employer Medical Tourism.

West Palm Beach, FL, August 14, 2009 --( World’s Largest Medical Tourism Conference Announces Pre-Conference Workshop on Stop Loss Carrier/Reinsurer – Self Funded Employer Medical Tourism.

This workshop will study how reinsurance companies and stop loss carriers can utilize medical tourism to reduce both aggregate and specific claims within self funded employer groups and self funded trusts. The workshop will review an actuarial analysis of medical tourism and how and when a reinsurer should or would give a discount for a self funded plan that has medical tourism embedded into it. It will also address how to properly underwrite medical tourism and what elements should be required within the underlying medical tourism program. Also, addressed will be amending plan documents to allow for overseas medical care, and eliminating liability to the reinsurer/stop loss provider for implementing medical tourism.This workshop will also address the competitive advantage for reinsurers and stop loss providers who implement medical tourism.

The pre-conference workshop is Monday, October 26th, 2009 at 8:00am- 5:00pm, with a break at 12:00-1:00pm for the networking lunch. The Exhibit hall opens conveniently at 5:00pm. This is the one event per year where Employers, Self Funded Health Plans, Insurance Companies, and Medical Tourism Facilitators that are looking to outsource healthcare overseas have the opportunity to meet with top International Hospitals and Medical Tourism Companies in one place for the ultimate networking event.

“The best Medical Tourism Conference of the year.” This is a comment they have heard over and over from delegates who participated in the first World Medical Tourism & Global Health Congress which took place in San Francisco California September 2008. The 2009 World Medical Tourism & Global Health Congress promises to match that sentiment and, at the same time, provide even more networking and advanced panel sessions for this international gathering.

The conference will feature up to 2,000 attendees, up to 200 speakers, and over 125 exhibitors. Don’t miss out on the 2nd Annual World Medical Tourism & Global Health Congress will take place on October 26-28th, 2009 at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza in Los Angeles California USA.

For more information please go to the Medical Tourism Congress website.

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