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Weight Loss Drugs – What Employers Need To Know

Thursday, May 30, 2024, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM CST
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Weight Loss Drugs Update - What Employers Need To Know

With the recent breakout success of GLP-1 drugs as a means of weight loss, many questions surrounding coverage options, patient outcomes, safety and more have arisen. While there are still many unknowns and ongoing developments, we want to share information on what we do know and what employers should be considering.

In this session, we will discuss and answer your questions around the following and more:
– General Understanding of GLP-1 drugs
– Economic Considerations
– Policy and Coverage Criteria

We hope to see you there!


Lisa Gish, RN, MHA, CPBS

With a comprehensive understanding of the healthcare landscape from multiple angles, Lisa has emerged as a steadfast advocate for patient-centered care, transparency, and accountable payment practices. Her journey has led her through various realms of healthcare, including provider, payor, and employer sectors.

A seasoned professional in the realm of employer healthcare, Lisa has specialized in optimizing prescription drug benefits for organizations. Her expertise spans the intricacies of pharmacy benefit management (PBM), ranging from contractual nuances to the implementation of clinical programs. Known for her ability to demystify complex topics surrounding prescription drug benefits, Lisa has empowered countless stakeholders with invaluable insights.

Currently serving as the Director of Product & Market Strategy at TrueScripts, Lisa continues to leverage her wealth of experience and expertise to drive innovation and excellence in healthcare solutions. As a Certified Pharmacy Benefit Specialist® and licensed professional in life, health, and accident insurance, Lisa remains at the forefront of advancing healthcare practices that prioritize patient well-being and accessibility.


Erik Hinz

Senior Vice President

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Erik Hinz is a Senior Vice President and Shareholder for Horton’s Employee Benefit Solutions and leader of our Minneapolis Benefits Division. In this role, Erik is responsible for providing expertise on industry benefits and consultative guidance to aid clients in navigating the ever-changing benefits marketplace. He is part of a team of employee-benefits-focused specialists dedicated to delivering innovative healthcare solutions to employers.

Material posted on this website is for informational purposes only and does not constitute a legal opinion or medical advice. Contact your legal representative or medical professional for information specific to your legal or medical needs.

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