Review Your Plan Document Video

Listen to Amanda Brandt and Jamie Pience discuss the importance of reviewing your company’s plan design.     To read more about the Roundstone plan document, check out the article Not all Group Health Plans are Created Equal.  
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By the Numbers: Plan Documents

By Book Chrobak, Health Analytics Manager Switching to self-funding health benefits allows employers to take control of their costs, design their benefit coverages, and understand their healthcare spend. The plan document is the “formal, written, legal statement listing the provisions of the insurance plan.” It is the instrument that sets forth the benefit details and […]
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The Price of Short-Term Thinking

By Mike Schroeder, President Life is full of decisions and choices. These decisions can be addressed from a long-term or short-term perspective. It is not a news flash that the long-term approach delivers better results. Yet, many decisions are made with the immediate or short-term implications carrying the day. What causes some people to control […]
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Education & Transparency: The Keys to RBP

By Ellen Winson, Policy Administration Specialist Employers are continually looking for ways to control medical costs. This is especially true for self-insured employers. One strategy that has emerged is the implementation of Referenced-Based Pricing (RBP). With RBP, the employer sets a maximum reimbursement tied to a particular benchmark. The amount that providers bill is arbitrary […]
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7 Secrets to Finding a TPA that Fits Your Needs

Matt Monda, Chief Operating Officer At its most basic, self-funding is a mechanism an employer uses to pay for its employees’ health care costs. But it’s also an investment in controlling a major cost of doing business. The employer relies on three consultants to deliver a return on that investment: their insurance advisor, the stop […]
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From the Desk of Mike

September of 2018 Edition A business leader is responsible for establishing the strategic direction of their organization. In doing so, they make daily decisions that impact not only sales, but also the organization’s expenses. How much is the opportunity to review and direct change for the better worth? It’s a question facing health insurance buyers […]
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VIDEO: A Year in Review

Listen to President Mike Schroeder reflect on a year’s worth of Roundstone cost containment success stories in this “Year in Review.” 

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