Be Smart When Self-Funding

By Adam V. Russo, Esq. (As published in Thompson Information Services’ Employer’s Guide to Self-Insuring Health Benefits)   Introduction While we are seeing record growth across the country, self-funding is a topic that few are familiar with, even though many participate i
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NAIC Signals Retreat on New Stop-Loss, Expands Focus on RRGs

Article Taken From:  MyHealthGuide Comments made by regulators at the summer meeting of the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) in Indianapolis made it clear that ongoing pushback by SIIA and other stakeholder groups has dampened enthusiasm for new stop-loss regulat
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Regulators Expand Focus on Risk Retention Groups

Article Taken From:  Self-Insurance Institute of America August 27, 2013 – As a follow-up to yesterday’s SIIA report on the NAIC ERISA B Working Committee meeting held last weekend, provided below is a summary of discussion and actions taken at the NAIC’s Risk Retention Group Task For
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Large Group Medical Insurance Reserves, Liabilities, and Actuarial Assets — Impact to Self-Funding and Stop Loss

Article Taken From:  MyHealthGuide The Practice Note attempts to address issues regarding the valuation actuary’s responsibilities under the NAIC’s Accounting Practices and Procedures Manual, the NAIC’s model Actuarial Opinion and Memorandum Regulation, the NAIC̵
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Rain Delay – Postponing Play (or Pay)

By Ron E. Peck, Esq. Sr. VP & General Counsel – The Phia Group, LLC / Phia Group Consulting, LLC A Delay In Play (or Pay) – The News Isn’t As Good As You May Think The Obama administration announced that it is postponing the requirement that employers provide employees robust, aff
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