United Benefit Advisors Insight and Analysis Blog

Are You Benchmarking Your Health Plan Correctly?

Posted by: Bill Olson    Jan 6, 2015 12:40:00 PM

Many employers benchmark their health plans against other employers with the same carrier or using nationally available data. But the benchmarking best practice is to compare your plan with others based on plan type, region, employee size, and industry. Without this more granular data, you could be missing key data on exactly how your plan stacks up against your competitors’ plans—and opportunities to more effectively negotiate rates and communicate the value of your benefits to your employees.

Consider a design firm in Georgia that offers a consumer-driven health plan (CDHP). Their premium cost for single coverage is $409 per month.

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Topics: health plan benchmarking, CDHPs, Executive Summary, consumer-driven health plan

How Health Benefits Differ Across the Country

Posted by: Thomas Mangan    Oct 25, 2013 11:31:00 AM

By Thomas Mangan
CEO, United Benefit Advisors 

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Topics: health insurance, health insurance premiums, health plan benchmarking, UBA, employee benefits, hr consulting, health care, Thomas Mangan