Topic: Self Insure

    Getting a big premium increase? How claims might be affecting your group plan
    By Emily Kubis on July 23, 2018

      How auto-adjudication can lead to premium increases Auto-adjudication isn’t a term most employers are familiar with, but it can be a factor in...

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    What is stop-loss coverage?
    By Emily Kubis on July 20, 2018

      How self-funded employers cover high claims Are you an employer or business leader considering self-insuring your company’s health plan? Some...

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    Renewal rate too high? What to do about your group plan
    By Emily Kubis on May 23, 2018

      Before you consider cutting your group plan benefits, read this. If you’re a fully-insured employer who just received a huge rate hike on your...

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    Reference-based pricing: What about balance bills?
    By Emily Kubis on May 9, 2018

      Solutions for employers Reference-based pricing is a new way for self-insured employers to pay for employee’s medical costs. Instead of using a...

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    What is the Medical Loss Ratio?
    By Emily Kubis on April 6, 2018

      Is the MLR driving up employer healthcare costs? A piece of the Affordable Care Act that seeks to cap insurer profits may be driving employer...

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    What is an insurance network discount worth?
    By Emily Kubis on April 4, 2018

      Consider the value of insurance discounts Some self-insured employers are adopting new strategies to pay for their group benefits plan. These...

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    Self insurance on the rise
    By Emily Kubis on March 28, 2018

      Rising healthcare costs make self-insurance more attractive A new study from Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. reports that self-insurance is on the...

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    How a 40-employee group saved $100,000 with reference-based pricing
    By Emily Kubis on March 23, 2018

      A more cost-effective way to pay for healthcare Reference-based pricing is a new payment model for employer-sponsored healthcare. Through...

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    Should my organization self-insure?
    By Emily Kubis on February 16, 2018

      Are these myths keeping you from self-insuring? Just because your group plan has always been fully-insured doesn’t mean this is still the best...

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    What is self-insurance?
    By Emily Kubis on January 22, 2018

      What employers should know What is a self-insured health plan? This is an alternative to a “fully-insured” health plan, and is another option...

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