Lighting Your Way

Whether the seas are calm or angry, it helps to have a reliable navigational aid – something or someone you can rely on to get you safely where you want to go. We are built and operate to do just that.

How Does Your Specialty Drug Spend Stack Up?

We empower clients by integrating the latest technology and analytics to help control the growing cost of traditional and specialty drugs across the pharmacy and medical benefits.

Know Your Numbers

We’re introducing an innovative update to our popular Performance Scorecard to help you measure and manage what really matters.

Benefit from Our Experience

At the Chelko Consulting Group, we serve our clients’ benefit plan management needs and empower them with the tools and resources to out-manage their competition. We assist medical, life and disability plan managers in becoming high performers and guide them in ways to improve employee health and productivity.

For more than fifteen years, we’ve filled a significant gap in the marketplace – the gap between enormous, market-setting consulting firms and insurance company producers/brokers. The market has responded by its demand for our unique combination of depth, expertise and affordability. We continue to grow and to serve this marketplace by delivering independent, fact-based, validated and practical results at a fraction of the cost of higher-priced firms.

Breaking (Not Just Bending) the Cost Curve

It is truly fulfilling to be able to make a big, positive difference. Here is a real client example of the impact of our Value-Based Drug Management approach. We didn’t just bend the cost curve – we broke it!  

Showing What’s Possible: A New Standard for High Performance

In the immediate aftermath of Roger Bannister breaking the 4-minute mile, several other runners quickly followed suit in eclipsing the barrier. Are we at a similar inflection point with respect to the management of corporate-sponsored drug benefit programs?

5 Big Stories

The tide is turning in the PBM world! Here’s a snapshot of what’s transpired in just the last few months…

Preparing for Retirement: Health, Wealth, and Appreciating Each Day

As another year passes, it makes me think about planning for retirement. No, this isn’t a retirement announcement. I’m just doing some end-of-year self-reflection — an annual status check so to speak. And, for a change of pace, this year I am sharing my thoughts with...

Medicare Drug Prices: Why Should I Care?

We often get asked about the expected impact of Medicare’s new drug price negotiations on commercial (employer-sponsored) health plans. The short answer: While there is no direct legislative impact, there may well be practical repercussions over time. Our opinion is...
“Chelko helps us hold our healthcare vendors accountable and helps deliver results to our bottom line.”

Senior Vice President, Finance & Controller

“The Chelko team is relentless in compliance, innovation and treating our dollars like they were their own. WOW!”

Chief HR Officer

“We are very glad that we used Chelko. We made a much better decision than we would have made otherwise.”

Director of Benefits

“I am very pleased that we have added the Chelko Group. We feel their knowledge assisted us in the long run in keeping our health plan a strong one — from both the employer’s and the employee’s viewpoints.”

Chief Financial Officer

CONTACT

Main Office
24651 Center Ridge Rd, Suite 110
Westlake, Ohio 44145

Phone: 440.892.2600
Fax: 440.892.8920
Email: info@chelkogroup.com

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