Four Reasons Why Reference Based Pricing Could Become the Norm for Self-Insured Employer Groups

AmWINS Group, Inc. As self-insured employer groups wrestle with the requirements of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), some are tapping the potential of reference based pricing (RBP) to control costs. Expect this trend to become more common among larger self insureds, especially as proof
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The Phia Group February 2015 Webinar – Register Now !!!

Register Now – Spots Are Limited! Pushback & Counter-Attack: How attorneys, providers, and the government are combating your efforts to contain costs… and what you should be doing about it!!!! Thursday, February 12, 2015 1:00 PM EST to 2:00 PM EST Join Us – Regis
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Business and Labor Agree on ERISA Preemption Threat

Self-Insurance Institute of America, Inc. Special Communication Business and Labor Agree on ERISA Preemption Threat January 23, 2015 – Signaling the importance of current state regulatory challenges to ERISA preemption, the United States Chamber of Commerce and the National Coor
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Obama’s call for sick leave mandate ‘wrong approach’

By Nick Otto Middle class families were the stars of President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address Tuesday night, with financial wellness and retirement, while not forgotten, taking a back seat. Read more…
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The Phia Group February 2015 Webinar – Register Now !!!

Register Now – Spots Are Limited! Pushback & Counter-Attack: How attorneys, providers, and the government are combating your efforts to contain costs… and what you should be doing about it!!!! Thursday, February 12, 2015 1:00 PM EST to 2:00 PM EST Join Us – Regi
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Here’s Where Obamacare Costs The Most

Kaiser Health News | By Jordan Rau In health insurance prices, as in the weather, Alaska and the Sun Belt are extremes. This year Alaska is the most expensive health insurance market for people who do not get coverage through their employers, while Phoenix, Albuquerque, N.M., and Tucs
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Federal Court Keeps TPA As Third-Party Defendant in Suit Between Stop Loss Carrier and Group: A Walk Through the Procedural Thicket

MyHealthGuide Source: Thomas A. Croft, Esq., 1/10/2015, StopLossLaw.com Article Case: Unimerica Insurance Company v. GA Food Services, Inc., et al., No. 8:14-cv-2419-T-33TBM, In the United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida, Tampa Division, December 10, 2014) Cou
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The Phia Group’s ‘Implant Cost Pro’ Has Arrived

MyHealthGuide Source: The Phia Group, 1/8/2015, www.phiagroup.com Administrators are unable to deal with excessive implant costs, finding it nearly impossible to negotiate claims with providers, apply reasonable and appropriate pricing, secure provider invoices and reliable, accurate
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PPACA survives another SCOTUS challenge

By Dan Cook The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act survived yet another legal attack Monday when the U.S. Supreme Court declined to hear a challenge targeting the requirement that adult Americans enroll for coverage or pay a fine. Read more…
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4th Quarter 2015 Newsletter – Phia News

New Faces at Phia • Joseph Huddleston – Claims Support • Alex Theberge – Office Management Assistant Movers & Shakers!!!!  Christopher M. Aguiar – Now licensed to practice law  Sean N. Donnelly – Now licensed to practice law  Jen Marsh – Customer Service Manager  Christi
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