Alternative Benefit Funding

A New Self-Funded Approach to Group Health Insurance

  • Allows mid-sized employers to take advantage of the same economic benefits that large, self-funded employers have utilized for years.
  • Shows promise to actually begin to reform health benefits costs.
  • Allows employers to utilize market forces to reduce medical fees.
  • Uses risk management techniques such as wellness programs that are often only used by large corporations.


Providers and plan participants may check eligibility and status a claim, deductible or coinsurance online at:   Mediportal


-ACA Employer Shared Responsibility Rule Refresher 10/27 at 2 p.m. EST
-Compliance Checklist 11/17 at 2 p.m. EST
-Cadillac Tax 12/15 at 2 p.m. EST
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HSA Limits Announced for 2016

IRS Releases health savings account (HSA) limits for 2016 to adjust for inflation.  Contact TRG for details on the adjusted limits and how an HSA may benefit your business.    

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EBL protects you from various mistakes in administering your employee benefits programs.  A common mistake includes failure of your HR staff to properly enroll an employee in your health plan.   See this article addressing what this … Continue reading