Gina Ortiz

All posts by Gina Ortiz

Gina is Exude's Manager of Underwriting. She has been part of the Exude team since 2003. Gina drives our carrier and marketplace evaluation. She analyzes current market place trends and then presents the best plans to our clients. Gina is a Certified Self-funded Professional.

The Importance of Healthcare Data Analytics

As an employer, do you understand why your healthcare costs are rising? Is your consultant explaining the utilization specific to your population? If the answer is no, I suggest you start seeking a new consultant. First, you should understand how...

/ September 8, 2017

Self-Funded Employers: Is Reference Based Pricing for You?

Self-Funded Employers:  Is Reference Based Pricing for You? Reference Based Pricing (RBP).  What is it?  Reference Based Pricing (RBP) is a cost containment strategy that allows employers to set a pricing cap on what they will pay for certain medical...

/ June 12, 2017

The Importance of Having Preferred Partners

Long gone is the broker world of shopping with 15-20 carriers and spread sheeting all options to decide purely based on price. As the world of healthcare has evolved, so has the need for deeper analysis, underwriting practices and preferred...

/ January 13, 2017