Rising inflation rates, auto accidents, natural disasters, nuclear verdicts, and "social inflation" have contributed to rising insurance premiums and lower risk appetite from carriers in the oil and gas sector. In this context, oil and gas companies are relying on more tailored, innovative insurance solutions to meet their evolving needs.
The Stephens Insurance Employee Benefits team creates customized strategies designed to bring transparency to the pharmacy market.
This space can be quite opaque for employers without proper guidance. Yet many of them take a “do-nothing” approach with their Pharmacy Benefits Manager (PBM), which puts the employer at risk of incurring increases in out-of-pocket prescription costs that exceed 7% per year.
By working with self-funded health plans, the Stephens Pharmacy Intervention approach can lower a client’s plan paid prescription spend by anywhere from 10% to over 55%, depending on the scope of services that clients request.
The Stephens Insurance team applies our tailored Cost-Based Efficiencies (CBE) strategies to help clients lower their workers’ compensation spend. We leverage data analytics to identify perverse incentives and hidden costs that are built into today’s complex claims system.
Nudging workers to care more about their health boosts retention and helps contain benefit claims costs.
The economics of the U.S. commercial insurance market have been leading larger carriers away from providing highly customized coverages. Several recent drivers appear to have accelerated that trend. As a result, companies in sectors as diverse as construction, healthcare and finance are exploring single parent captive programs to meet their risk management needs.
Everyone Benefits: An Analytical Approach to Wellness for self-funded companies
Brian Chance, Senior Vice President, Cost Based Efficiency Claims & Risk Manager discusses the complexities of the workers' compensation system, a state-regulated system that varies by state.
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