Welcome to Passion for Subro & Self Funding!

The purpose of this site is to share my passion for subrogation and the self insurance industry with all of you.  My goal is that this site will become your number one destination for health insurance information.
Whether you are looking for the latest on health care reform, the most recent subrogation and reimbursement case, or want to be a self funding guru this is the place for you.  While I hope that this site serves as a great educational resource for all of you, I also hope to keep you entertained with the funny, confusing and just plain weird world of subrogation and self funding.
I would love your feedback and any newsworthy items you may have to make this site even better.


Recent Posts

‘Striking change’ in employer-sponsored health care premiums

By Leah Shepherd The days of double-digit health insurance premium increases seem to be behind us, according to a study released today by the Kaiser Family Foundation and
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SIIA State Legislative/Regulatory Update Report

Exclusive Reporting for the Week of September 10, 2014 September 10, 2014 — This is your weekly update of state legislative/regulatory developments affecting compan
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Full D.C. appeals court expected to uphold ACA subsidies

By Paul Demko and Bob Herman The District of Columbia U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Washington on Thursday said the full 11-member court will rehear (PDF) the controve
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State Legislative/Regulatory News

Self-Insurance Institute of America, Inc. Exclusive Reporting for the Week of September 4, 2014 September 4, 2014 — This is your weekly update of state legislative/
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AAPAN Releases Part Two of Self-Funded Insurance White Paper

September 5, 2014 Today, we released the second part of a three-part series examining the self-funded insurance market – with a focus on the important role Third Party Ad
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The Phia Group, LLC Announces Exclusive U.S. Relationship with Jason Davis

September 2, 2014; Braintree, MA The Phia Group LLC, one of the health benefit industry’s leading cost-containment service providers, announces that we have agreed
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Administration Offers Contraception Compromise for Religious Employers

By Louise Radnofsky WASHINGTON—The Obama administration outlined a new compromise Friday aimed at shielding religious business owners and Christian universities and chari
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Obama administration floats new prescription contraceptive rules

By Jerry Geisel The Obama administration sought Friday to end a long-running controversy by proposing new ways to enable employees of nonprofit religiously affiliated org
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Reform Update: GOP likely to focus on repealing medical device tax, employer mandate

By Paul Demko If Republicans win control of the Senate in November, which most political forecasters rate as a better-than-even proposition, they almost certainly will vo
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California: Insurers must cover elective abortions

By Associated Press Health insurance companies in California may not refuse to cover the cost of abortions, state insurance officials have ruled in a reversal of policy s
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Federal directive threatens Oregon Medicaid reform

By Associated Press Officials responsible for implementing ambitious changes to the Oregon Health Plan are worried a new federal directive could undo the state’s Me
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Reform Update: People keeping noncompliant plans; rate impact varies by state

By Darius Tahir When the Obama administration in November 2013 decided to allow states to decide if individuals could keep noncompliant insurance plans, speculation began
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Patients Seeking Cheaper Care Are Soliciting Bids From Doctors Online

By Sandra G. Boodman Francisco Velazco couldn’t wait any longer. For several years, the 35-year-old Seattle handyman had searched for an orthopedic surgeon who woul
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Providers Are Not ERISA Beneficiaries

MyHealthGuide Source: Todd Leeuwenburgh, 8/8/2014, Thompson Blog Case: DB Healthcare v. BCBS Arizona, 2014 WL 3349920 (D.C. Ariz., July 9, 2014). In a decision sharply at
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SIIA NAIC Summer Meeting Report: Regulators Considers Policy Proposals Affecting Self-Insurance Marketplace

MyHealthGuide Source: The Self-Insurance Institute of America, Inc. (SIIA), 8/16/2014. www.SIIA.org The Self-Insurance Institute of America, Inc. (SIIA) participated on 8
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