Self-Funding in Action
The Value of Data with a Self-Funded Plan
These articles show the value of having access to group data (anonymous and HIPAA-compliant) with a self-funded plan. See how third party administrators (TPAs) help employers use this data to build better health care plans and customize their employee benefits by work population.
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4 Ways to Transform Plan Data into Healthier Employees & Reduced Health Care Spend
When it comes to health plan management, the stakes are high – and the risks are even higher. Data is a self-funded gold mine. But employers need to act on the data they have. With so much information to analyze, READ MORE>
Data Proves Key as Plan Cuts ER Costs by Nearly 50% Over Three Years
The combination of working with a TPA to better understand the health care usage habits of your employee population (through plan data analysis) and having the flexibility to make plan adjustments when needed is a big benefit of the self-funding READ MORE>
A Proactive Approach to Plan Data Lowers Number of ER Visits
Having access to plan data is a unique advantage in self-funding that gives employers the ability to identify cost-driving trends and make the necessary adjustments to address them. Nova Healthcare Administrators, Inc., shares an example of how this diligent data READ MORE>
How Using Benefits Data Led to 16% Lower Health Coverage Costs
Unlike traditional health plans, self-funding offers employers access to benefits data (generic data that in no way identifies covered individuals or employees). Caroline Fraker of MedBen explains how her company has been able to help clients use this data to identify READ MORE>