Category: Health Benefits Consulting

Direct Health Care Contracting

Posted: December 14, 2021

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Direct-to-employer (D2E) contracting means that a self-insured employer works directly with a health care provider, usually a large health system, accountable care organization, or population health management firm. Together they negotiate the terms by which the provider will supply and manage the health care for the company’s employees and their dependents. The arrangement may cover the full range of services outlined in the plan or may be designed to address specific services such as joint replacement surgery, cardiac catheterizations, or other medical procedures. Read Post

Total Well-Being Transcends Your Plan

Posted: November 25, 2020

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How a determined business executive got healthier by building on his company’s insurer-provided wellness offerings. After reaching 198 pounds with high cholesterol, and suffering two gout attacks in the course of five years, Kevin Davis, Senior Benefits Consultant, Vice President at Univest Insurance, LLC, knew he had to do something. His company’s self-insured health insurance [...] Read Post

Where do you want to be post-quarantine?

Posted: May 1, 2020

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Now is a good time to focus on your health goals We continue to optimistically monitor cases of coronavirus in Lehigh and Northampton counties, as well in many other surrounding areas in Pennsylvania. As a downward trend occurs, albeit slowly and gradually, health authorities are strongly recommending continued physical distancing for all, and staying at [...] Read Post

What are Tiered Health Insurance Plans?

Posted: April 6, 2017

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News outlets nationwide are covering the changing world of health insurance at every turn, from the controversy over the Affordable Care Act to providers’ innovative strategies to manage health population-wide. Regardless of how the market shifts, one principle remains unchanged: any business person offering employer-sponsored health insurance wants their population to have access to high-quality providers that don’t break [...] Read Post