Why is New York killing health insurance for my employees? | The New York Post

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Summary: Seemingly obscure regulatory battles can make a huge difference. Here’s one case, about stop-loss insurance regulations and self-insured employers, from an opinion piece in The New York Post. “Before switching to self-insurance two years ago, Pharos faced double-digit premium hikes for conventional insurance coverage every year,” writes Kevin Pickhardt, CEO of Rochester-based Pharos Systems […]

Understanding the guts of the insurance system: Ron Peck

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Understanding the guts of the insurance system: Ron Peck

Summary: Understanding the guts of the system — arcana  such as plan documents, stop-loss, self-insurance, ERISA commitments, balance billing, subrogation and generally chasing down the money — may not seem like fun stuff. But it actually is, when you get to talk about these things with Ron Peck, senior vice president and general counsel at […]