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Survey Says...

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  Survey says...   Employees that like their health plan are likely to stay long-term with their employer. How do your employees view your health plan? Are your employees with pre-existing conditions receiving the support they need?   https://www.shrm.org/about-shrm/Pages/Membership.aspx

Long-Term Renewal Rates

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  Here is an educational video showing how to lock in long-term affordable renewal rates.  We are Health Insurance 2.0! Check out how we provide sound solutions to group health plans at www.BetterGroupHealth.com.  

Key considerations when considering post-pandemic renewal periods for health insurance

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  Click on the link below to access our key considerations for future renewal considerations.  We are Health Insurance 2.0! Download our report 
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  WHAT IS HEALTH INSURANCE 2.0? Health Insurance 2.0 represents an elevation of benefits and coverage for Group Health plans.  This platform is specifically designed to address many of the issues that are present in traditional group plans.   Here are some of the ways we can improve a group plan by upgrading it to Health Insurance 2.0 :  Medical Billing Specialist    A dedicated specialist will assist with setting up new coverage with doctor’s, medical facilities and dentists which eliminates the confusion and frustration that often comes when employees want to use their health insurance.
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  HMO vs PPO Finding the right health insurance plan can be a struggle when considering network options. Here is a breakdown of HMO vs PPO health plans and how each works. Learn more about our services here .

Podcast about the proper billing procedure at the doctor's office

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  Podcast addressing the proper procedure at the doctor's office   Proper protocol is so important when setting up an employee's coverage at their doctor's office. Check out our new podcast showing the proper steps to get coverage set up, a true white-glove approach!  Does your plan offer this service?  We are Health Insurance 2.0! Billing procedures at the doctor's office BetterGroupHelath.com

The Struggle is Real - Controlling Administrative Costs

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The Struggle is Real T oday, both administrators and human resource professionals continue to struggle with the ongoing challenges within group health plans. Employers are seeing rising costs and administrators are dedicating more resources to maintain expectations. Technological advancement within healthcare has been slow at best, as increasing costs, both external and internal, have limited funding and are being delayed. This is forcing employers to downgrade to less comprehensive plans to maintain budgets, adding additional constraints for administrative support. These circular patterns are taking a toll in today’s workforce leaving management to wonder what the next step is (see illustration on page 2). There are viable solutions to controlling internal costs. Many employers are turning to administrative tools to consolidate employee tasks as they come up. Providing the proper structure is the first step to controlling excessive internal costs. 1) Implement a company-wide portal de

Top Healthcare Trends for 2021 and Beyond

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SUMMARY OF TOP HEALTH CARE TRENDS TO WATCH IN 2021 & BEYOND **CustomInsured recently published an extensive report detailing health care trends to watch in 2021 and beyond.  Below is a summary of the results.  Please contact us at Support@CustomInsured.com for a copy of the complete report.** TELEMEDICINE & CONCIERGE DOCTOR The introduction of a pandemic has introduced the need to be able to get health care remotely.  Telemedicine offers on demand remote care for all non acute needs.  Concierge doctors provide a more comprehensive level of care including full background work up, customized preventative plans, patient advocacy and more. VACCINE ROLLOUT Over the course of 2021, the world will see billions of people vaccinated for COVID-19.  Some countries will handle the rollout better than others, with the US having one of the most rapid rollouts of all countries so far. PRECISION MEDICINE New advances in pharmaceuticals. . .mRNA messenger drugs can actually teach t

Large Employer's Case Study and Design

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The BGH Large Employer’s Care Strategy and Plan Design Survey solicited information about employer approaches to health care & benefits in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. Below are the key findings cited: -There’s been a 66% increase since 2018 in the share of companies stating that their healthcare strategy is an integral part of the workforce, with only 6% saying that healthcare is viewed separately from a workforce strategy. -80% believe virtual care will have a significant impact on how care is delivered in the future and 53% plan to implement more virtual care solutions. -36% plan to expand access to mental health services. -24% plan for a more focused strategy on high-cost claims -31% plan to drive the delivery system change approach and won’t wait to implement it -Only 19% of employers plan to take a wait-and-see approach when it comes to approaching health care delivery reform. Moving forward, more businesses are planning on utilizing technological advances now present