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Three Ways to Know Self-Funding’s Advantages are the Real Deal

Posted on 04/19/2017

Calvin RigsbyBy Calvin Rigsby, business development manager

It’s one thing to read about self-funding. But it’s another to know there’s proof that gives you the “gut level” certainty that self-funding’s advantages are real.If you’re thinking about self-funding, you might be reassured by this list of three ways to know that self-funding savings are for real.

 

Take the Test? Skip the Test? Annual Seminar Offers Insights

Posted on 04/10/2017

Darla DernovsekBy Darla Dernovsek, marketing communications manager

Questions abound when it comes to tests and treatments. How do we know when a specific test or treatment will protect our health and when it just might make things worse?

 

How You Can Steer to Better Value

Posted on 04/07/2017

Mike Roche

By Mike Roche, member services manager

You can save money for your self-insured health benefit plan with a strategy for steering people to higher-value health care.

 

QualityPath Gave Heart Surgery Patient ‘The Best Care and Peace of Mind’

Posted on 03/28/2017

Lisa WendorffBy Lisa Wendorff, marketing communications specialist

It can be a shock to hear that you need heart surgery. Knowing QualityPath has done the homework to help you find quality care is comforting.

 

ACA Changes: What the AHCA Could Mean to Employers

Posted on 03/16/2017

Lisa WendorffBy Lisa Wendorff, Marketing Communications Specialist

What will happen to employer-sponsored health benefits if the American Health Care Act (AHCA) becomes law?

 

What You Should Know about Stop-Loss Insurance

Posted on 03/08/2017

Tierney AndersonBy Tierney Anderson, marketing & events specialist

Every year, The Alliance uses its stop-loss carrier project to help you get better discounts. I wanted to learn more about stop-loss insurance (also known as reinsurance) and how it impacts our members. So I turned to Business Development Manager Calvin Rigsby for answers about stop-loss insurance and how The Alliance makes a difference in members’ stop-loss rates.

 

How You Can Help Employees Find ‘Best of Both Worlds’

Posted on 03/03/2017

Mike RocheBy Mike Roche, member services manager

How can you help employees find high-quality, fairly-priced health care?

 

 

Alliance Bloggers


Tierney Anderson

Tierney Anderson
Marketing & Events Specialist

Carlene Boehmer

Carlene Boehmer
Director of Claims & Customer Service

Margie Czechowicz

Margie Czechowicz
RN, BSN, CCM
patient experience manager

Cheryl DeMars

Cheryl DeMars
President & CEO

Darla Dernovsek

Darla Dernovsek
Marketing Communications Manager

Paul Meyer

Paul Meyer
Chief Operating Officer

Amy Moyer

Amy Moyer
Manager of Value Measurement

Calvin Rigsby

Calvin Rigsby
Business Development Manager

Mike Roche

Mike Roche
Member Services Manager

Paul Roelke

Paul Roelke
Member Services Advisor

Teri Van Tassel

Teri Van Tassel
Vice President, Marketing & Member Services

Lisa Wendorff

Lisa Wendorff
Marketing Communications Specialist

Alan Williams

Alan Williams
Health Information Manager

 

Guest Bloggers


Janet Bollig

Janet Bollig, M.S.S.W.
Home Health United (HHU)

Laura Carabello

Laura Carabello
Founder and principal owner, CPR Strategic Marketing and Communications

Tobi Anne Cawthra

Tobi Anne Cawthra
Community Relations Manager, Meriter–UnityPoint Health

Francois de Brantes

Francois de Brantes
Executive Director
Health Care Incentives Improvement Institute, Inc. (HCI3)

Dave deBronkart, aka e-Patient Dave

Dave deBronkart
aka “e-Patient Dave”
Cancer Patient and Blogger

Sean Foy

Sean Foy
President, Personal Wellness Corporation

Jessie Gruman

Jessie Gruman
President and Founder
Center for Advancing Health

Lisa Henke

Lisa Henke
Risk/Benefits Manager, County of Walworth

Julie Hitt

Julie Hitt
Director of Xtra Care
Home Health United

John Maycroft, Wisconsin Medical Society

John Maycroft
Wisconsin Medical Society

Michael McDonald, Foremost Farms USA

Michael McDonald
V.P., Human Resources, Safety and Communication
Foremost Farms USA, Baraboo, Wis.

Wayne Salverda

Wayne Salverda
Wayne Salverda, R.Ph.
Senior Director of Clinical Services
National CooperativeRx/
WisconsinRx

Reed V. Tuckson, M.D.

Reed V. Tuckson, M.D.
Managing director of Tuckson Health Connections

Jerry Ward, Vice President of Operations, Seats

Jerry Ward
Vice President of Operations
Seats Incorporated, Reedsburg, Wis.

Josh Bindl, CEO, NationalCooperative Rx

Josh Bindl
CEO, National Cooperative Rx
Madison, Wis.


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