Consortium Health Plans

What is a Consortium?

A benefits consortium creates a dynamic change in healthcare financing and strength for its members, allowing cost stability, transparency, control, and flexibility.  The advantage- A group health insurance purchasing consortium manages risk and maximize performance.

Improve Cost Management

  • Group Purchasing Power: wholesale prices, volume discounts
  • Control employee benefit premium costs
  • Eliminate or reduce most insurance company administrative expenses: profits, risk charges, premium taxes
  • Competitive stop loss insurance pricing
  • Manage cash flow more effectively
  • Improve management reporting and understanding of risks

Increase Employer Control:

  • Complete flexibility in designing coverage
  • Eliminate costly state mandates
  • Improve claims and data management
  • Target and implement specific wellness and disease management programs

Reduce Overall Risk:

  • Claim risk is capped; only predictable risk is retained
  • Volatile risks transferred to Stop Loss Insurance Carrier
  • Mitigation of risk through the consortium
  • Year to year price stability

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