MCF 2021 will offer vibrant programming, impactful discussion, and opportunities to reflect and connect on the state of healthcare and health insurance today. The live
It surprises people to learn that Roundstone employs two registered nurses as an integral part of the CSI Team – our data analytics and insights
In spite of global pandemic, the company’s proactive cost containment measures enable 17% of premium dollars to be unspent and returned to organizations in its
What’s that amazing feeling in the air? Oh yeah, it’s hope. More people are getting vaccinated each day, baseball season is right around the corner,
We’re reminded every February (also known as heart health month) how important a productive, happy, and healthy employee is. But this year, we’re faced with
Do you want to hear from an expert on how to solve your problem? Because you may be at a crossroads where covering the increases
Do you have a strategy to offer your employees the best benefits in town without raising their contribution year after year? According to a recent
If you’re in the health and wellness industry, you already know that a robust benefits package is the best way to attract and retain top talent. Affordable, quality health insurance is often cited as a much sought-after benefit in your industry, but many companies feel trapped by rising costs and limited options. Rising healthcare costs have become the second biggest problem facing businesses like yours.
If you’re in manufacturing, you already know that a robust benefits package is the best way to attract and retain top talent. Affordable, quality health insurance is often cited as a much sought-after benefit in your industry, but many companies feel trapped by rising costs and limited options.
If you’ve been considering a self-funded health insurance plan, you may have come across the term Pharmacy Benefit Manager (PBM), and thought what’s that? A
Many businesses are focused on cash flow right now. There are numerous options for loans, including the Payroll Protection Program (PPP loan) from the government,
61% of covered workers are now participating in self-funded plans, including 50% of firms with 200-999 employees. Why is self-funding the trend? Simply put: It
Well-Being Programs Promote Long-Term Savings on Health Care Costs By: Marcy Leonard, Well-Being Coordinator The health of a company’s employees plays an obvious role on
By: Rob Hamilton, EVP of Sales & Marketing The health care benefits landscape is becoming increasingly difficult for employers to navigate, especially as insurance premiums
By Mike Schroeder, President As we enter the busy season of securing renewal business while also striving to acquire new clients, I’d like to take
Digestive diseases, or gastrointestinal disorders, are ailments of the digestive tract, including the esophagus, stomach, intestines, liver, pancreas, and gallbladder. These diseases have become a growing problem in the United States, placing a financial burden on individuals as well as their employer-sponsored health insurers. Digestive disorders are responsible for an extraordinary number of clinical visits and hospitalizations each year. In fact, the Massachusetts Medical Society estimates that overall annual expenditures for digestive disease care totaled more than $136 billion.
While a liver transplant surgery is the second most common transplant surgery after the kidney, it is not a common health care condition faced by a majority of Americans. According to the United Network for Organ Sharing, less than 1% of the U.S. population has had an organ transplant. These surgeries are only necessary after every other treatment option has been exhausted and/or completely ruled out. Needless to say, it can be overwhelming to navigate through the process of selecting the right path of care to get the best possible outcome.
By: Book Chrobak, Health Analytics Manager As health prices continue to rise and health insurance premiums soar past inflation, Americans across the country are looking
Learn how group captive health insurance plans can help participating mid-market companies save enough for an entire year of coverage within their first four years.
Healthcare benefits are a top three-line item expense for most employers. Worse, they are ever increasing, often seeing yearly increases of 10% or more. Unfortunately,
Are you getting the most bang for your healthcare buck? Book Chrobak illustrates the perfect example that you don’t necessarily “get what you pay for” when it comes to medical care.
Written by Cindi Roberts, Stop Loss Claims Operations Manager Cost containment solutions fall into two broad categories – those focusing on reducing the price of
Many women in the United States are waiting longer to give birth to their first child. In 1970 the mean age of a woman, when
2018 Medical Captive Forum Recap https://vimeo.com/273712650 “I learned more about health insurance in two hours than the past 20 years I spent trying to figure
Subrogation can be complicated and time consuming. The first few days after an insured claimant suffers a loss are critical information gathering moments. Subrogation tends
Organ transplantation increased significantly in recent years. Over 30,000 transplants were performed in the US in 2016 alone, a record high for the fourth consecutive
Our healthcare system is notoriously difficult to navigate. Providing your members with a Healthcare Advocate is a cost-effective way to help them better navigate the
By Matt Monda, Chief Operating Officer With the election of President Trump, speculation began about how he might fulfill his campaign promise of repealing Affordable
Expenditures on prescription drugs are currently one of the fastest rising costs within the healthcare industry. The majority of the growth in drug spend is
By Mike Schroeder, Founder and President New Year’s resolutions often focus on areas of self-improvement. Whether weight loss, generosity or religious commitment, one’s New Year’s
As the January 2017 renewal season comes to a close and the dust begins to settle, Roundstone will again see a significant increase in mid-size