The Better Way

Everlong Medical Captive’s blog focusing on the broken system for traditional group health insurance and innovative ways to make it better for employers.

Analysis

Case Study: Saving $15 Million Through Self-Funding in Everlong

HoldCo, a holding company with 184 employees on their fully-insured medical plan, was presented with a 23% renewal increase for 2010. Frustrated with their lack of options, and knowing that adding employees through planned acquisitions would only compound future...

Kaiser 2018 Employer Health Benefits Survey

The latest Kaiser Family Foundation Survey of Employer-Sponsored Health Benefits provides a detailed look at trends in employer-sponsored health coverage, including premiums, employee contributions, cost-sharing provisions, offer rates, wellness programs, and employer...

White Paper: Leaving Money on The Table

The question isn’t should employers self-fund their health plan—it’s why haven’t they already? Self-funding is by far the most important thing employers can do to get control over their health plan’s costs and provide better benefits to their employees.With the...

News and Commentary

Trump Administration Releases Transparency Rule in Hospital Pricing

A first in the healthcare industry, the Trump administration is moving forward with their plan to force hospitals and insurers to provide transparency in their cost information to consumers in advance. This will cause a major shake-up in the healthcare industry, with...

Game-changer’: How One Employer Got Off the Hamster Wheel

Game-changer’: How One Employer Got Off the Hamster Wheel Terrie, the benefits director for an organization with subsidiaries in the heavy construction equipment and services arena, distinctly remembers dreading open enrollment each year. It wasn’t a matter of if they...

Employer Health Care Benefits: There is a Better Way

Employer Health Care Benefits: There is a Better Way Most employers probably don’t regard charging employees more every year for health insurance as a competitive disadvantage because they believe—or have been misinformed by their broker-consultant—that everyone else...

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