Patients who have grown frustrated with large health system primary care physician practices are now finding an alternative option in direct primary care.
While direct primary care has been around for some time, it is building [...]
The State of North Carolina Health Plan recently conducted a dependent audit to remove ineligible dependents off their plan. The News and Observer discusses how the State “caught” 600 ineligible dependents.
The article [...]
Recently, we’ve been hearing more about different medical insurance captives in the marketplace. As healthcare costs continue to rise, employers are looking for unique and creative ways to fund their plans and save some money. Captives seem [...]
Did you miss out on the profits of early-adopters of BitCoin? Well, those profits have subsided as of late. However, it’s not too late to take advantage of the growing technology of blockchain.
What is Blockchain Technology?
After over 25 years in the benefits industry, I have seen a lot of changes. Creating a strategy around your benefits program and executing that strategy is hard work, and the challenges and choices are increasingly complex. Best [...]
Recent trends in the medical stop loss market are showing most stop loss risk managers have been suffering significant losses in the past few years. This can be attributed to an increased number of high cost [...]
The concept of presenteeism has been around for a long time and can pose a significant drain on a company’s bottom line. While employers know what presenteeism is, the real question is: Do they know how to [...]
The ability to attract and retain top talent remains a top priority with employers. In fact, according to Gallagher’s most recent benchmarking survey, having the ability to recruit and keep [...]
Recently, my spouse went to the pharmacy to fill a prescription and ended up paying cash because she did not have her insurance card. A few days later, [...]