Industry Pooling for High Cost Drugs ... 2 Years and a Pandemic Later!

Industry Pooling for High Cost Drugs ... 2 Years and a Pandemic Later!

May 19, 2021 1:00 PM to 2:00 PMOnline - Central Standard Time
Area of Interest: Pensions, Benefits, Investments, Networking Format: Web

An online seminar hosted by CPBI Saskatchewan


Please join us for an online seminar on May 19, 2021.

In 2012, the CLHIA announced a pooling framework focused on small employers to assist with the sustainability of private drug insurance plans facing affordability challenges from high-cost drug claims. Building on a like CPBI session in late 2019, this session will review what the framework, the impacts with high-drugs, pooling results, and emerging trends.

Cancellation Policy

This session will be presented by:


Dan Berty Executive Director Canadian Drug Insurance Pooling Corporation (CDIPC)

Since 2015, Mr. Berty has been the CDIPC’s Executive Director and is responsible administration of the corporation’s high-cost drug pooling mechanisms. During his 25+ years in the industry, Mr. Berty has provided executive leadership on a variety of transformational and industry wide initiatives including electronic claims, operations virtualization, offshoring, use of data analytics in fraud management, and risk analysis. Beyond his work for CDIPC, the consultancy he leads also provides expert advice on group health and dental insurance to technology companies, insurers, foreign investors, and medical provider associations.




Wednesday May 19, 2021
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST - Presentation
2:00 pm - 2:30 pm - Questions and CE credit quiz


Registration Fee

CPBI Members: $20                        
Future Members: $55 
Virtual Table of 4: $80/$220
Virtual Table of 6: $100/$275



Online Session

Access information will be sent to all registrants one day in advance of the online session. For virtual tables, the names and email addresses of table attendees must be submitted 72 hours prior to the event in order to receive the access information. Please plan to log in 10 minutes prior to the start of the session. This session will be recorded and available to registrants.


Who Should Attend:

  • Plan Sponsors
  • Human Resource Professionals
  • Retirement Professionals
  • Consultants and Brokers
  • Insurers and Plan Providers

CE Credit: 

This session qualifies for 1 Continuing Education credit for the Insurance Council of Saskatchewan (one credit per hour). You will be required to complete a short quiz at the end of the online session to qualify for continuing education credits.



Krista Frayn
Phone: (403) 888-3185
[email protected]




Kim Duxbury

Brokers, advisors, consultants, HR personnel and insurers who are involved with drug benefits for employee plans.
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