Self-Funding in Action

Employer Savings

Significant Savings Opportunities with Self-Funding

How does a self-funded plan implemented through an independent third party administrator (TPA) help an employer realize significant savings? This page provides real examples. Read through them to see how things like plan design and employee benefit customization factor in.

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Forward-Thinking Employee Benefits Lead to More than $2 Million in Savings and Healthy Outcomes for Plan Members

Sep 20, 2017|0 Comments

When offering health benefits to employees, employers face the risk of experiencing high-cost claims if plan participants are diagnosed with a serious illness or disease. Self-funding allows the flexibility to plan for these situations … proactively. In this example, Tom READ MORE>

How Self-Funded Employers Are Saving Up to 30% with Reference-Based Pricing

Jul 28, 2016|0 Comments

Searching for a solution that would offset fast-rising healthcare costs and provide more savings than a traditional PPO discount, Custom Design Benefits introduced a reference-based pricing (RBP) program for its self-funded plans that is returning great results. When compared to READ MORE>

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>

Streamlined Operations Make Acquisitions Easier & Reduce Benefit Costs by 22%

May 24, 2016|0 Comments

As a national communications company began to experience rapid growth and multi-state acquisitions, it needed to streamline its benefit process among all locations and ensure a seamless transition for new employees joining the plan. The solution? Make the switch to READ MORE>