What kind of advances in technology are shaping health care/benefits right now?

Hmmm, where do I even start with this one? There’s so much going on behind the scenes every day on the health care front and we don’t always see or hear about many of these developments on a regular basis. But the progress with technology has been incredible and...

Oct 30, 2019

|

2 min read

Read more

How often should an employer re-assess their health plan?

These days, I see far too many employers who are only taking a thorough look at their health plan details at year’s end, when the clock is ticking and renewal is getting close. Here’s the problem with that: if they’re alarmed by the numbers and decide it’s time to make...

Jan 23, 2019

|

2 min read

Read more

What kind of health plan data do employers have access to with self-funding?

There are many distinct differences between fully insured and self-funded plans, and one of the biggest is access to data. In a fully insured plan, employers typically receive some basic summary data at year’s end right before renewal time. The problem? This data shows overall costs accumulated for the year,...

Sep 05, 2018

|

2 min read

Read more

Where could we be missing some savings opportunities in our company’s health plan?

When employers take a closer look at their health plans and break down the various elements, the savings opportunities start to become more obvious. In doing a broader analysis, here are three areas I’d like to point out. Health Claims – With a self-funded plan, employers pay only for the health...

Jan 10, 2018

|

2 min read

Read more

How does predictive modeling help health plans prepare for the future?

This is a great question, and I see “future” as the key word here. That’s because a health plan has to be looking ahead in order to reach its full potential for being effective, successful and cost-efficient. Predictive modeling helps self-funded employers and plan sponsors do this. A self-funded plan is...

Apr 26, 2017

|

2 min read

Read more

Why is it so important to be able to access data from your health plan?

In a fully insured health plan, employers will generally receive some basic, cumulative data at the end of the year. This often coincides with renewal time, so other than getting a quick recap of what’s happened over the last 12 months, employers don’t really have an opportunity to do much...

Dec 30, 2016

|

2 min read

Read more
I'm ready.

Find a proactive solution
as unique as your people.

Request a Quote or call us at (855) 887-0855