Wake up summit 2013

TOPIC: TAKING CONTROL: HEALTH CARE BENEFITS 2015

  • Featured: Jonathan Gruber and Michael Cannon
  • Self-insurance: It’s not just for big companies anymore

Keynote: HEALTH CARE REFORM: WORKING/NOT WORKING?

Is health care reform finding its footing—or fatally flawed? MIT economist and Affordable Care Act (ACA) expert Jonathan Gruber and Cato Institute Director of Health Policy Studies Michael Cannon share opposing viewpoints on the current state of reform.

Roundtable: THE SELF-INSURANCE QUESTION: SHOULD I?

In 1999, 44% of U.S. employees who got health benefits through work were in a self-insured plan. By 2014, that number had risen to 61%.* Most are at large companies, but increasingly, self-funding is seen as viable for smaller companies. Who’s diving in? What has their experience been?

Panel: EMPLOYER DECISION POINTS

There are several critical decision points that employers must consider after making the choice to self-insure. Watch industry experts dive into critical topics related to self-funding, such as stop-loss coverage, claim administration, and cost-containment methods.

SELF-INSURANCE 101: A PRACTICAL GUIDE
  • Percentage of U.S. workers in
    self-funded plans, by firm size:*

  • Even before the Affordable Care Act became law in 2010, more companies were moving to self-insurance as a way to control their health care costs. That trend has been particularly true for mid-sized companies. Watch Self-Insurance 101: A Practical Guide to learn more.