Satoriâ€™s President & CEO, Steven Lash, and Leonard Martin, City Manager, City of Carrollton, TX to Co-Present on The Benefits of Medical Travel to Manage Healthcare Costs
Online PR News – 01-November-2012 – San Diego – San Diego, CA â€“ October 25, 2012 â€“ Satori World Medical will be participating in the upcoming Texas Public Risk Management Association (PRIMA) Annual Conference in Frisco, TX on November 11-14, 2012. Steven Lash, President and CEO of Satori World Medical will be joined by Leonard Martin, City Manager, City of Carrollton, TX, presenting an informative session exploring the benefits of global healthcare in an employeeâ€™s medical plan. They will be presenting an overview of the challenges of managing healthcare costs in a public sector entity, how medical travel can be helpful in lowering costs and a case study detailing how this additional benefit became a cost-saving solution for the City of Carrollton, TX.
â€śWe are excited about sharing information related to our case study and educating others on how their city can potentially save hundreds of thousands of healthcare dollars by choosing this innovative approach,â€ť said Leonard Martin.
â€śHealth-care costs are steadily increasing at a shocking rate and are projected to continue rising.â€ť said Steven Lash, President and CEO, Satori World Medical. â€śCity and state municipalities can contain costs and lower other postemployment benefits liabilities by offering a medical travel plan as part of their benefits package.â€ť
This insightful session presented on Monday, November 12 at 1:45pm-3pm will explore the impact and savings of a medical travel benefit for public sector employers and focus on how medical travel can lower projected GASB 45 liabilities.
Texas PRIMA is a state chapter of the National Public Risk Management Association. Texas PRIMA produces and presents an annual conference attended by risk management, safety, claims and benefits professionals from across the State of Texas.
About Satori World Medical:
Satori World Medicalâ€™s Global Networkâ„˘ is comprised of International Centers of Excellence with leading physician specialists. Satori delivers all travel related services, while lowering overall medical expenses for both the patient and the plan sponsor.
Satori, through its patented Health & Shared Wealth Programâ„˘, is the only global network that can offer sharing of the savings, including a 100% medical benefit to insured patients that choose to have surgery outside the United States.
All physicians and medical facilities in the Satori Global Networkâ„˘ are required to meet Satoriâ€™s rigorous quality standards which meet or exceed U.S. standards.
For more information on Satori World Medical, call +1 (866) 613-9686 or visit http://www.satoriworldmedical.com.
About Steven Lash:
Steven Lash is a frequent lecturer on healthcare trends, innovative healthcare strategies, medical travel, and employee health benefits at numerous industry seminars. Mr. Lash has spoken at University of San Diego, Ahlers Center for International Business â€śMedical Travel: Globalization of the Healthcare Marketâ€ť, Health Care Globalization Summit on the topic of "The Economic Value Proposition For Adopting International Medical Coverage - Internal Corporate Cost Savings", the World Health Care Congress on â€śInternational Partnerships for Health Care Delivery Innovationâ€ť, the Financial Executive International San Diego Chapter, and the Employer Health & Human Capital Congress on â€śEmployer Need to Knows for Incorporating Medical Tourism into Employee Benefit Designâ€ť.
About Leonard Martin:
Leonard Martin has served as City Manager for the City of Carrollton, Texas since 2001. He is active in seeking innovative healthcare options to save government money while improving the quality of employee and dependent healthcare. In his role he has worked with groups around the country educating city and country managers about benefit options. He participated in forming the Public Employee Benefits Alliance (PEBA), a Texas organization of cities and counties focused on providing cost effective innovation for employee benefits and serves as Chairman of the PEBA Board of Directors. He is CEO of Martin Management, a leadership consulting firm that assists organizations in rethinking business as usual. Martin was recognized as City Manager of the Year in both Missouri and Oklahoma and received the American Society of Public Administration Administrator of the Year award for the State of Oklahoma.
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