Self-Funding in Action

Employee Involvement

Higher Employee Participation with Self-Funding

The articles organized here give examples of how self-funded plans encourage employee involvement. They also provide perspective on why this increased level of participation – with employees actively taking charge of their own health – can be so beneficial to employers.

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Price Transparency a Factor as Self-Funded Employers Realize $10 Million in Savings

Jun 26, 2016|0 Comments

Appearing as a guest on an episode of The MiddleGround, Jay Kempton discusses why his Midwest-based TPA firm became involved with the movement toward price transparency in self-funding and how it helped contribute to nearly $10 million in savings by READ MORE>

How Using Benefits Data Led to 16% Lower Health Coverage Costs

Jan 5, 2016|0 Comments

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>

The Customization Self-Funding Allows is Critical to Shaping the Future

Jan 3, 2016|0 Comments

The customization that comes with unbundled self-funded plans gives U.S. employers many unique, “difference maker” advantages. According to Andy Fujimoto of AmeriBen, these include the ability to recruit top-notch talent, reduce care costs, increase staff productivity and improve employee health. READ MORE>

Passive Buyers Turned Proactive Plan Owners with Self-Funding

Dec 11, 2015|0 Comments

In the eyes of a CEO from a successful TPA firm, employers are shifting from the mindset of passive buyers of standard employee benefits to proactive plan owners who are ready to take control with the added choices self-funding presents. READ MORE>