Self-Funded Insurance Plans: Returning Healthcare Decisions Back to the Employer

July 7, 2014
Hosted by Robert Chamberlain

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Owners of small-to-medium sized companies believe the Affordable Care Act ripped how to provide healthcare benefits for their workforce out of their hands. They feel they have two options: endure high-cost premiums for insurance that covers benefits that do not make sense for their workforce or endure penalties and risk an increase in turnover by sending their employees to the health insurance exchange. However, thanks to new offerings from insurance companies, third-party administrators and exemptions to the ACA’s section 9010, proactive employers are partnering with consultants to create healthcare programs designed for their employees. Join Robert and his guest, Bill Beeler from Risk Solutions Captive, as they discuss the financial impact the ACA and its employer mandate has had on businesses. What health insurance options, including self-funded plans, are now available to companies of all sizes? How can companies contain healthcare costs and risks with the help of a captive?

Inside Healthcare: Critical Thinking for Turbulent Times

Inside Healthcare: Critical Thinking for Turbulent Times

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Inside Healthcare: Critical Thinking for Turbulent Times brings together healthcare and business leaders from our home base of Nashville, Tennessee and throughout the country who are in the trenches, changing the dynamic on how healthcare is delivered in the United States. Our show focuses on those who are breaking down traditional industry barriers to build bridges between organizations and forging the necessary partnerships and infrastructure needed to improve care. Inside Healthcare takes an honest look at today’s health care industry, challenging issues and celebrating solutions in population health management in the commercial market.

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Robert Chamberlain

Robert Chamberlain

Robert Chamberlain is the founder, chairman and CEO of Applied Health Analytics, LLC. He is a veteran executive and noted entrepreneur with over thirty years of experience. Robert travels across the country talking to health systems, hospitals, TPAs, benefit consultants, health organizations and employers to encourage them to take control in today’s healthcare environment and create a new paradigm that meets not only ACA requirements but delivers revenue or contains costs. Robert is a frequent speaker on entrepreneurialism and successful payer-provider partnerships and has authored numerous articles which have appeared in such publications as The Tennessean, Healthcare Financial Management Magazine, Executive Insight, Medical Practice Insider, Benefits and Compensation Digest, Health Management Technology and Modern Healthcare. He was named a Nashville Business Journal 2014 Healthcare Hero.

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