Healthcare Cost Containment Challenges of NFP / Foundations

Mission: Identify the unique Healthcare cost containment challenges that NFP/Foundations face and identify solutions.
Co-Chairs: Felicia Smith, John Templeton Foundation
Pamela Autrey, American College of Emergency Physicians
Current Team Members: TBD
2017 Recap
  • Explored approaching Trade Associations Relationships after conversation and some guidance from Kris Hathaway, Executive Director, State Affairs, America's Health Insurance Plans
  • Identified two types of Trade Associations which included:
    • Individual member professional groups
    • Corporate Trade Associations comprised of businesses of approximately 10 members to much larger national and international groups
  • We were actively seeking a not for profit Corporate Wellness Program resource provider with which to partner on a wellness pilot
  • This included reaching out to:
    • American Society of Association Executives in Washington D.C.
    • St. Louis Trade Association
    • Dallas Fort Worth Association Executives (DFWAE) - a large Trade Association with which ACHRM has engaged interest for a potential wellness pilot with local NFP/Foundations
    • Affiliated Distributors in Philadelphia
 2018 Proposed plans / strategies / objectives
  • Identify a community not for profit hospital group/or other wellness solution provider who would partner with DFWAE on a wellness pilot
  • Identify educational opportunities for NFP/Foundations to assist them in exploring self-funding and/or limited self-funding options, as appropriate to the concerns of this sector, and assist them in maintaining benefit levels and containing healthcare costs


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