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    Emily Kubis

    Emily writes about benefits, technology, the healthcare industry and more.
    Four self-funding questions to ask clients and prospects
    By Emily Kubis on August 5, 2019

    Does a self-funding strategy make sense? Facing double-digit premium increases despite years of plan design changes and wellness efforts,...

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    Self-insurance myths, busted
    By Emily Kubis on July 29, 2019

    Are these myths keeping your groups from self-insuring? Just because your clients’ group plan have always been fully-insured doesn’t mean this is...

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    How brokers can overcome reference-based pricing hurdles and save clients money
    By Emily Kubis on July 1, 2019

    The new reference-based pricing At BerniePortal users conference Weekdays with Bernie, reference-based pricing expert Lester Morales shared his...

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    What’s next for Association Health Plans?
    By Emily Kubis on June 12, 2019

    DOL appeals court ruling After a federal district court struck down the Trump administration’s 2018 Association Health Plan expansion, the...

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    Private insurance plans pay hospitals 241% more than Medicare
    By Emily Kubis on May 22, 2019

    What can brokers do to help employers reduce costs? A new study from RAND Health Care reports that private insurance plans pay hospitals 241...

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    Three ways to lower group claim costs
    By Emily Kubis on May 1, 2019

    Audit, avoid, negotiate As healthcare prices continue to rise, most employers would like to have more control over their group health plan and its...

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    Bernard Health announces launch of BernieForms
    By Emily Kubis on March 28, 2019

    New product from Nashville-based software and advisory company streamlines health questionnaires, improves health plan options for small employers

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