Connecture to Present at the IHC Private Exchange Forum Baltimore

BROOKFIELD, Wis., Aug. 31, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Connecture, Inc. (NASDAQ:CNXR), a provider of web-based information systems used to create health insurance marketplaces, today announced that the company will present two sessions at The Institute for HealthCare Consumerism (IHC) Private Exchange FORUM Baltimore, taking place September 1-2, 2015.

The conference will provide employers, brokers, advisors and insurers with everything they need to know about private exchanges. Discussions will offer valuable insight into private exchange evaluation criteria, building the next generation employee benefits structure and more.

Connecture will be taking part in two sessions at the conference. The first session, "Understanding Private Exchange Models and Implementation Options," will feature Connecture's Dana Leopold, director of emerging markets, as a panelist. The session will examine the technology behind private exchanges and how advancements improve the integration between employers' core administration systems, state/federal exchanges and the underlying health plans.

Michael Cho, Connecture's chief innovation officer, will be featured as a panelist during the second session, titled "Private Exchange Trends and Strategies for Retirees." The focus of the discussion will revolve around best practices for providing retiree health in connection with private exchanges, educating retirees about the options available, as well as the enrollment process.

Relevant details for both sessions include:

  • Session 1: "Understanding Private Exchange Models and Implementation Options"
  • Date: Tuesday, September 1, 2015 from 3:15 p.m. – 4:15 p.m. EDT
  • Panelists: Dana Leopold, director of emerging markets, Connecture; Eugene Sayan, chairman, CEO and president, Softheon; Scott Carver, president, PlanSource; Robert Steele, president, Quadrant4Health; William Giaconia, vice president, Healthcare Strategy, ADP, LLC
  • Moderator: Barbara Gniewek, principal, GHRS, PricewaterhouseCoopers
  • Where: Renaissance Harborplace Hotel, Baltimore, Maryland
  • Session 2: "Private Exchange Trends and Strategies for Retirees"
  • Date: Wednesday, September 2, 2015 from 11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. EDT
  • Panelists: Michael Cho, chief innovation officer, Connecture; Thomas J. Dimmer, vice president of business development, individual markets and exchanges, Renaissance Dental; Girish Panicker, chief commercial officer, Benefitalign; Rob Harkins, practice leader, private exchanges at Willis.
  • Moderator: Christopher E. Condeluci, principal, CC Law & Policy PLLC
  • Where: Renaissance Harborplace Hotel, Baltimore, Maryland

For more information on Connecture, contact or phone 262-432-8282.

About Connecture

Connecture (NASDAQ:CNXR) is a leading web-based consumer shopping, enrollment and retention platform for health insurance distribution. Connecture offers a personalized health insurance shopping experience that recommends the best fit insurance plan based on an individual's preferences, health status, preferred providers, medications and expected out-of-pocket costs. Connecture's customers are health insurance marketplace operators such as health plans, brokers and exchange operators, who must distribute health insurance in a cost-effective manner to a growing number of insured consumers. Connecture's solutions automate key functions in the health insurance distribution process, allowing its customers to price and present plan options accurately to consumers and efficiently enroll, renew and manage plan members.

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