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

Medicare Part D Notices Due Before March 1st
Employers with health plans that provide prescription drug coverage to individuals who are eligible for Medicare Part D are subject to certain disclosure requirements.  Plan sponsors must complete an online disclosure form with CMS within 60 days after the start of the plan year, or March 1, 2018, for calendar year plans.  Check out the details here.

Work Comp in Michigan
Take a look at this document – it’ll answer many of the questions you may have regarding who must carry WC, who’s considered an employee under WC, who can be excluded from it, and who is considered an independent contractor.




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