Private Self-Funded Health Plan News

Managing Prescription Drug Plan Costs: Pricing Tricks Employers Should Watch For

Managing Prescription Drug Plan Costs: Pricing Tricks Employers Should Watch For

Employers typically pay close attention to medical plan provider discounts, stop loss premiums, and administrative costs, but often overlook ways to manage prescription drug plan costs. Proactively ...
Are you Prepared for a HIPAA Audit?

Are you Prepared for a HIPAA Audit?

The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) protects the privacy and security of an individual’s protected health information (PHI) by governing how covered entities use, store, ...
Which Will Better Serve Your Business: a Broker or an Actuarial Consultant?

Which Will Better Serve Your Business: a Broker or an Actuarial Consultant?

When it comes to employee benefits, your organization needs a benefits advisor that adds the most value to your business. While there are quite a few differences in the services provided by a broker ...

Foster & Foster Actuaries and Consultants: Innovative Actuarial Solutions for Mid-Size Employers

Mid-size employers have an unenviable position in employee benefits: large enough to have cost control options available, but too small to enact these solutions on their own. To address this, Geoff ...

2019 HSA Limits and ACA Out-Of-Pocket Maximums

On the heels of a recent announcement regarding changes to the 2018 Health Savings Account (HSA) contribution limits, the IRS has issued Revenue Procedure 2018-30 to announce the 2019 contribution ...