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Opioids and the Workplace: An Employer Toolkit for Supporting Prevention, Treatment, and Recovery

Presented by the KHC Employer and Healthcare Purchaser Network

April 18, 2019

Event Overview

With the nation in the midst of an opioid crisis, employers are facing many negative consequences. In the workplace, issues with safety, productivity, absenteeism, and retention are on the rise. Furthermore, a behavioral healthcare system that isn’t providing high-quality, evidence-based care is increasing employer’s healthcare spend without improving their employees’ health, and in some cases harming it. Inadequate and often stigmatizing workplace policies and culture leave employees fearful of repercussions associated with seeking help for substance use and employers fearful of how to balance supporting their employees and protecting their business. These situations are fueled by employer’s lack of understanding on what the issue looks like within their workforce, leaving them stuck without solutions.

The KHC has developed an employer toolkit funded by the Kentucky Opioid Response Effort (KORE) to help employers learn best practices around using claims data, benefits, and workplace policies to support their employees in prevention, treatment, and recovery from opioid misuse. Join the KHC at this half day event to learn how implementing these best practices can positively impact your workforce and business.

Webinar

In addition to the employer roundtable, the KHC will offer a complementary webinar, “Opioids and the Workplace: Employer Toolkit Review.” Please register for the webinar below. The information to join the webinar is below. We hope you can join us!

Date and Time

Thursday, April 18, 2019

Sign in and Lunch Pick Up: 11:45-12:00 p.m.

Round Table: 12:00-4:00 p.m.

Event Location

GE Appliance Park, Monogram Hall
4000 Buechel Bank Rd.
Louisville, KY 40225

Speakers

Kelly Clark, MD, MBA

Kelly Clark, MD, MBA

Founder, Addiction Crisis Solutions
Diana Han, MD

Diana Han, MD

Global Medical Director, GE Appliances, a Haier company
Eric Bailly, LPC, LADC, CM

Eric Bailly, LPC, LADC, CM

Business Solutions Director, Anthem, Inc.
Amanda Elder

Amanda Elder

Corporate Health and Wellness Leader, LG&E and KU Energy
Cynthia Blevins Doll

Cynthia Blevins Doll

Partner, Fisher and Phillips LLP
Brittney Allen, PhD

Brittney Allen, PhD

State Opioid Coordinator - KY Opioid Response Effort (KORE), Dept. for Behavioral Health, Developmental & Intellectual Disabilities, Cabinet for Health & Family Services
Natalie Middaugh

Natalie Middaugh

Project Coordinator, KHC
Tiffany Cardwell, SHRM-CP, PHR, CCP

Tiffany Cardwell, SHRM-CP, PHR, CCP

Human Resources Consulting Principal, Mountjoy Chilton Medley; Director of Wellness, Louisville Society of Human Resource Management (L-SHRM)
Patrick Kullman

Patrick Kullman

Interventionist

The KHC provides an opportunity for employers and healthcare purchasers to share best practices around health and healthcare value. If you are an HR manager, benefit manager, multi-employer trust fund administrator, or have responsibility for your company’s healthcare, please join us for this complimentary event.