Jun 06, 2012 - CHAPEL HILL, N.C. – Hill, Chesson & Woody, a healthcare and welfare benefits brokerage and consulting firm that designs, manages and implements employee benefit programs, has announced the release of a podcast that provides details of “Healthcare Costs StormTracker,” a breakfast and panel discussion about what to expect in healthcare during the next three to five years featuring top executives from five insurance companies serving North Carolina. In the podcast, Todd Yates, Hill, Chesson & Woody partner, discusses the topics that will be covered at the event and why it is important for North Carolina employees to attend. “Healthcare Costs StormTracker” is scheduled for Thursday, June 14 at the RTP Sheraton Imperial at 4700 Emperor Blvd. from 7:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. The event is free and open to the public and media. This podcast can be found at http://bit.ly/LZPkYc


“This panel discussion will provide wonderful insight from top executives of the five biggest insurers in North Carolina and give the audience a chance to ask questions that they might have regarding healthcare costs,” said Yates. “Hill, Chesson & Woody is excited about hosting the event and we are certain that everyone in attendance will leave with a better understanding of the future of rising healthcare costs in North Carolina”


-To register for “Healthcare Costs StormTracker,” visit http://info.hcw-events.com/HealthcareCostsStormTracker.

-The event will feature leaders from North Carolina’s five major medical carriers, including Margie Maxwell, president of Southeast Markets, Aetna; Brad Wilson, president and CEO, Blue Cross & Blue Shield of North Carolina; Charles C. Pitts, president and general manager, Cigna Healthcare Carolinas; Garland Scott, CEO of North and South Carolina Markets, United Healthcare; and Tracy Baker, president and CEO, Wellpath.


Hill, Chesson & Woody is a health and welfare benefits brokerage and consulting firm that designs, manages and implements employee benefit programs that support the overall strategic direction of its clients’ organizations. Hill, Chesson & Woody work directly with employers to integrate benefit solutions that make sense, get results and maximize employee satisfaction. For more information, visit https://www.hcwbenefits.com.