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How to Get the Benefits of Self-Funding without the Risks

How to Get the Benefits of Self-Funding without the Risks

There are typically two approaches to securing health coverage for your staff – group health insurance or self-funding. Self-funding, however, can be costly and risky and is usually only done by larger organizations with thousands of employees. But there is a hybrid...

The ‘Cadillac Tax’ May Finally Be Repealed

The ‘Cadillac Tax’ May Finally Be Repealed

The much-maligned “Cadillac tax,” which was supposed to be implemented as a tax on high-value group health plans with premiums above a certain level, may finally be seeing the end of the road. Already the implementation of the tax, which was created by the passage of...

How to Get the Benefits of Self-Funding without the Risks

How to Get the Benefits of Self-Funding without the Risks

There are typically two approaches to securing health coverage for your staff – group health insurance or self-funding. Self-funding, however, can be costly and risky and is usually only done by larger organizations with thousands of employees. But there is a hybrid...

Trump Administration Decides Not to End PBM Rebates

Trump Administration Decides Not to End PBM Rebates

The Trump administration has decided not to pursue a policy that would have put an end to rebates paid to pharmacy benefit managers, which could put the focus again on how drug companies set their prices. The proposal would have barred drug companies from paying...

Trump Administration Decides Not to End PBM Rebates

Trump Administration Decides Not to End PBM Rebates

The Trump administration has decided not to pursue a policy that would have put an end to rebates paid to pharmacy benefit managers, which could put the focus again on how drug companies set their prices. The proposal would have barred drug companies from paying...

Get an Early Start on Open Enrollment

Get an Early Start on Open Enrollment

As open enrollment is right around the corner, now is the time to make a plan to maximize employee enrollment and help your staff select the health plans that best suit them. You’ll also need to make sure that you comply with the Affordable Care Act if it applies to...

Short-term Health Plans Skimp on Medical Payments

Short-term Health Plans Skimp on Medical Payments

A new report by the trade publication Modern Healthcare shows just how little short-term care plans spend on enrollees’ medical claims. The report found that some plans spent as little as 9 cents of every premium dollar they collected on medical care. The...

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