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2023 AHIP/OPM FEHB Carrier Virtual Conference

Mar 29 - 30, 2023

The annual FEHB Carrier Conference is a joint event organized by OPM and AHIP. This conference brings together OPM employees and the FEHB Carriers for two days to share information and insights on the FEHB Program. The speakers at the Carrier Conference are OPM employees, FEHB Carrier staff, and industry experts.

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10:00 am – 5:00 pm
, Registration and Information Desk Open

11:00 am – 12:30 pm
, General Session

  • 11:00 am – 11:45 am,

    Plan Performance Assessment


    The Plan Performance Assessment team will provide data highlights from the 2022 Scoring Cycle, as well as other insights over the seven years of results. In addition, updates on future directions being explored for Plan Performance Assessment will be shared.

  • 11:45 am – 12:30 pm,

    Pharmacy Benefit Manager (PBM) Oversight


    Pharmaceuticals account for approximately 30% of the FEHB premium. This session will feature an industry leader in PBM oversight and benefit optimization and discuss the critical role of the Carrier in overseeing the PBM function. Speakers in this session will discuss how the implementation of near real-time pharmacy claim reviews with an FEHB Carrier has improved financial performance, strengthened vendor partnerships, and brought transparency to the pharmacy benefit.

12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
, Lunch Break

1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
, General Session

2:30 pm – 2:45 pm
, Break

2:45 pm – 3:30 pm
, General Session

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    Evidence-Based Pain Management and Opioid Prescribing


    The drug overdose epidemic continues to impact thousands of Americans each year. Ensuring clinicians are prepared with evidence-based strategies to treat pain, including the use of prescription opioids, and to provide care for opioid use disorder, if present, is paramount. Speakers in this session will discuss the recently released report on clinical practice guidelines for prescribing opioids for pain.

3:30 pm – 3:45 pm
, Conference Wrap-Up/Adjournment