Interest in stop-loss insurance grows

By Tristan Lejeune Traditionally a funding option preferred by large employers, self-insured health plans are becoming more and more common for small- and medium-sized companies as well. According to a Kaiser Family Foundation study, 60% of American workers covered by employer-sponsor
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Legislative Initiative Clarifies That Stop-Loss Insurance is Not Health Insurance

Self-Insurance Institute of America, Inc. (SIIA) November 13, 2013 – The Self-Insurance Institute of America, Inc. (SIIA) today announced its support for new federal legislation intended to ensure that small- and mid-sized private sector employers, as well as smaller Taft-Hartle
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Five Common Characteristics of Stop-Loss Carriers That Maximize Cost Containment Results

MyHealthGuide Source: Bob Ziomek, Axia Strategies, 10/16/2013, www.axiastrategies.com As a managed care consultant, I have worked with dozens of stop-loss carriers, reinsurers and managing general underwriters in the development of effective cost containment models targeted to curtail
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MyHealthGuide Newsletter 10/28/13

Published weekly by MyHealthGuide, LLC HCC Insurance Holdings To Acquire Centris Group for $171 Million Source New York Times, 10/13/2013, NY Times Article HOUSTON — HCC Insurance Holdings Inc. agreed to acquire Centris Group Inc. for $12.50 a share, a total of $171 million. Cen
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PPACA’s big business for TPAs

By Allen Greenberg CHICAGO – Love it or hate it, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act offers a slew of business opportunities to third-party administrators and others serving self-insured group health plans. That was the message Wednesday from Adam Russo, the CEO of the Phia
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From the Bench

By Thomas A. Croft, Esq. Caught with Your Pants Down: Why the Attorney-Client Privilege Matters The “advice giving” marketplace in the self-insured world is populated with all sorts of folks with all sorts of expertise – outside auditors, consultants of various stripes, cost containme
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Guardian releases stop-loss coverage for the self-insured

By Tristan Lejeune Traditionally a funding option preferred by large employers, self-insured health plans are becoming more and more common for small- and medium-sized companies and firms as well. According to a Kaiser Family Foundation study, 60% of American workers covered by employ
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Obamacare Iceberg: Worry About the Part You Don’t See

Article Written by:  Dick Goff   Taken From:  Self Insurer Magazine Watch for the next big wave of Obamacare news coverage this month when the government cranks up its PR effort to sell the idea to a largely skeptical public, and next month when people can sign up for the new health c
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Governor Reaffirms Support of ACA Implementation

Article Taken From:  SIIA Legislation designed to make it more difficult for smaller employers to self-insure in California by restricting the availability of stop-loss insurance was signed into law today by Governor Jerry Brown. SB 161 was one of a package of health care-related bill
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The Attack on Self-Insurance – Liberals Want to Rewrite Erisa to Save ObamaCare

Article Written by:  Steve Moore    Taken From:  MyHealthGuide The Affordable Care Act is supposed to be a paradise for the middle class, but now that Americans are starting to eat from the tree of knowledge, the liberal deities are trying to force them to stay inside the garden. Witn
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