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Questions to Ask as you Consider a Self-Funded Health Plan

January 26, 2022

We think any group with more than 50 employees should at least consider a self-funded health plan at their renewal (yes, even in California!). But once you receive a stop-loss quote, either directly from a stop-loss insurance carrier or through a medical stop-loss captive, what should you look for? What questions should you ask? How …

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Myths About Self-Funded Health Insurance

January 19, 2022

One of our go-to tools to better manage health plans and deliver affordable healthcare to employers is a self-funded health plan. And while these plans promise transparency and control, employers may be wary for various reasons, some grounded, others not so much. While the full list of myths and misconceptions is inexhaustible, let’s tackle some …

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Savings Guarantee in a Captive Medical Stop-Loss Program

January 12, 2022

We aim to help our group benefits clients to design and promote a sustainable benefits program for now and for the long term. A sustainable benefits program manages costs now and has mechanisms in place to improve outcomes and control costs long-term. And a foundation for these benefits plans is to be self-funded. “But these …

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Employee Benefits Compliance in 2022 – What Groups Need to Know

January 5, 2022

While we spend time here discussing healthcare and cost trends impacting group health plans, we do also spend quite a bit of time working with our group clients to keep them compliant with the various federal, state, and local laws and regulations surrounding employee benefits. Webinar on 1/20: Benefits Compliance in 2022: Preparing for a …

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