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Garner Health

Wednesday, June 7, 2023, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM CST
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Garner Health

The key to high-quality, affordable care is understanding the performance of individual doctors. Recognizing which physicians are the most efficient in treating the complete episode of care will go a long way to controlling your medical cost and give your employee’s a better quality of life.

  • Each year low quality of care adds $3,126 to the annual per-employee benefit cost.
  • Low quality of care increases absenteeism by 1.1 days.
  • 32% of employees receive an unnecessary procedure each time they seek care.


Troy Parant / Garner

Troy Parant has over 15 years of experience in the employee benefits industry, helping employers across the country enhance their medical plans while also decreasing costs. His experiences range from consulting with employers as a third party to launching a new health plan. Previously, Troy has served as the President of the New York Association of Health Underwriters Metro Chapter and is always looking for new ways to have an impact in the industry.

Jake Glover / Garner

Jake manages Garner’s sales efforts and distribution partnerships in the Midwest region. Prior to joining Garner, Jake spent 5 years at a leading plan decision platform. With his diverse industry background, Jake has been recognized as a rising star in the industry by Chicago Innovation’s “25 under 25”.



Chris Utz

Chris Utz

Senior Vice President

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Chris Utz is a Senior Vice President for Horton’s Employee Benefit Solutions. In this role, Chris is responsible for providing expertise on industry benefits and consultative guidance to aid clients in navigating the ever-changing benefits marketplace. After 12 years of working in insurance, Chris has developed a deep understanding of the industry and how to use that knowledge to be a strong consultant for his current and prospective clients. Insurance is risk management – knowing this, Chris brings insurance best practices and creative options to his clients to serve them best.

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