Tag: Self-Funding

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

Should I Seriously Consider Self-Funding or Are There Other Options?

Should I seriously consider self-funding or are there other options? More and more, small to medium sized organizations are choosing to pay out of pocket for employee health claims rather than paying a high fixed monthly premium to an insurance...

/ March 17, 2017

Should You Make Changes To Your Health Plan Offerings?

“We just can’t consider making any changes this year to our plan offerings and certainly not a change to how we fund our benefits.  The cost of offering our services is up , funding of our programs is down and...

/ January 8, 2017

The Advantages of Self-Funding

What is a Self-Funded Plan? A self-funded group health plan is one in which the employer eliminates obligations to a health plan provider by assuming the financial risk for providing health care benefits directly to its employees. While experienced, successful...

/ May 11, 2015

Understanding Self-funded Health Plans

What Is Self-funding? An employer has a self-funded (or self-insured) group health plan if the employer assumes the financial risk associated with providing health care benefits to its employees. Rather than paying fixed premiums to an insurance company, which, in...

/ April 20, 2015