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Reina O'Beck

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Evaluating Private Exchanges

Posted by: Reina O'Beck    Dec 19, 2013 11:21:00 AM

There are many private exchanges cropping up and we’ve written before about the risks in this area. However, there is also a tremendous upside when it comes to financial control, budgetary certainty, cost reduction, risk avoidance, employee choice and administrative overhead.  So what should you look for in a private exchange? Consider these areas:

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Topics: health insurance exchanges, ACA, health marketplace, employee benefits, PPACA, private exchanges

Private Exchange vs. Traditional Large Employer Coverage

Posted by: Reina O'Beck    Dec 9, 2013 3:04:00 PM

Many large, traditionally-insured employers are watching companies like IBM, Walgreens, TimeWarner, Sears, Aramark, Ingram Micro and Trader Joes move to private exchanges. And like most employers, they are asking themselves: 

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Topics: health care costs, health insurance exchanges, ACA, health marketplace, health care reform, PPACA, actuarial value