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  • Empowering Plans: P154 – No Ordinary Time in Healthcare
    February 3, 2023
    Corey Crigger and Nicholas Bonds cover a lot of ground in the newest installment of The Phia Group’s Empowering Plans podcast: Whether it’s the National and Public Health Emergencies starting to wind down or what state legislatures have in store for non-profit hospitals that overcharge or Amazon creeping into the healthcare space, Phia’s attorneys are here to keep you up to date on the ever-changing world of healthcare.
  • Empowering Plans: P153 – Living Up To Expectations
    January 20, 2023
    Over the last decade, The Phia Group’s leaders have made quite a few predictions. There have been some hits and misses. Join attorneys Ron Peck and Jen McCormick as they discuss past predictions, their predictions for 2023, and what the best health plans need to do to stay ahead of the game this year!
  • Empowering Plans: P152 – The Contemporary Fiduciary: Emerging Law on an Old Topic
    January 5, 2023
    In this installment of The Phia Group’s Empowering Plans podcast, join attorneys Katie MacLeod and Jon Jablon as they discuss fiduciary status, both traditionally and in the new age of self-funding. This industry is faced with changes all the time, even to some of its oldest rules; in the spirit of consumer protection, the legal and regulatory winds are once again changing to challenge certain long-held understandings about fiduciary duties. TPAs in particular should tune into this one!
  • Empowering Plans: P151 – The Who, What, and When of Offsetting Benefits
    December 20, 2022
    In this installment of The Phia Group’s Empowering Plans podcast, attorneys Chris Aguiar and Cindy Merrell discuss offsetting benefits and when a Plan may want to consider it.
  • Empowering Plans: P150 – Manufacturer Assistance Programs
    December 8, 2022
    Attorneys Brady Bizarro and Andrew Silverio discuss manufacturer/copay assistance programs and outline some of the different approaches being utilized to manage specialty drug spending. Also on the agenda is a current lawsuit against one such program administrator, and how the landscape might be shaped in the coming months.
  • Empowering Plans: P149 – Another Ping-Ponging of IC/EE Rules?
    November 17, 2022
    In recent history there have been several rules that have been amended and re-amended (or just overturned and new rules published). Join Kelly Dempsey and Kevin Brady as they explore the ever-changing world of employee classification rules. The 2021 rule is viewed as leaving workers vulnerable to misclassification and was inconsistent with existing federal court decisions, thus the current administration is seeking to make a change. Tune in to learn more and why this rule matters to self-funded health plans.
  • Empowering Plans: P148 – The Ever Changing Times of Healthcare
    November 3, 2022
    “It’s an ever-changing time…” in the healthcare landscape. Corey Crigger and Nick Bonds are back on the podcast mics to discuss some of the more interesting developments they’ve seen in 2022. Tune in to be sure these developments aren't burdensome and rest assured that the dreams you believe in will still come true.
  • Empowering Plans: P147 – Transparency & More: Burning CAA/NSA FAQs
    October 27, 2022
    In this installment of The Phia Group’s Empowering Plans podcast, attorneys Jen McCormick and Jon Jablon bring up some of the most common questions that The Phia Group’s consulting team has been asked to field over and over again. From the so-called broker compensation rules to a TPA’s obligations related to a group’s No Surprises Act compliance, Jen and Jon highlight some of the main points to keep in mind when making important decisions regarding your business.
  • Book of Russo: Chapter 5
    October 21, 2022
    In the latest episode of The Book of Russo, tune in to find out what The Phia Group’s CEO, Adam Russo, and guest host, Mike Ferguson, President & CEO of the Self-Insurance Institute of America (SIIA), have to say about SIIA’s 2022 National Conference, the history of SIIA, and what to expect from SIIA in years to come.
  • Empowering Plans: P146 - A Possible Threat to a Plan’s Discretionary Authority
    October 14, 2022
    Currently before the Senate, a new bill has been announced that would ban all references to a plan administrator’s discretionary authority, as well as remove all deference courts give to their claims determinations. Regardless of whether this bill will be passed, what does this and similar rhetoric say about public and political attitudes towards self-funded health plans? Ron Peck, Chief Legal Officer, and attorney Kaitlyn MacLeod are here to talk about this and more. Enjoy!
  • Empowering Plans: P145 - Conflicting Views on COVID: Is the Pandemic “Over”
    September 29, 2022
    Some strong statements about the COVID-19 Pandemic were made during President Biden’s 60 Minutes Interview that aired on Sunday, September 18, 2022. Join Kelly Dempsey and Kevin Brady in discussing those statements, the current status of the COVID-19 rules and plan language, and the rising numbers and costs related to COVID long-haulers.
  • Book of Russo: Chapter 4
    September 22, 2022
    In the latest episode of The Book of Russo, tune in to find out what The Phia Group’s CEO, Adam Russo, and guest host, Dr. Jeffery Gold, have to say about Direct Primary Care and why Dr. Gold decided to open his own practice in Massachusetts.
  • Empowering Plans: P144 - The Latest Developments Involving Patient Assistance Programs
    September 16, 2022
    In this episode of the Empowering Plans podcast, attorneys Brady Bizarro and Andrew Silverio discuss patient assistance programs. They explain what these programs are, how they have been utilized in the industry, and the latest regulations and litigation surrounding them. Tune in to find out what plan sponsors need to know!
  • Empowering Plans: P143 - Is Wrongful Death the Death of a Subrogation Claim?
    September 2, 2022
    In this installment of the Empowering Plans podcast, attorneys Chris Aguiar and Cindy Merrell discuss the murky waters of wrongful death and healthcare subrogation claims.
  • Book of Russo: Chapter 3
    August 26, 2022
    In the latest episode of The Book of Russo, tune in to find out what The Phia Group’s CEO, Adam Russo, and guest host, Ernie Clevenger, have to say about Ernie’s famous Saturday night newsletter, CareHere, and much more.
  • Empowering Plans: P142 - The (Healthcare) Times They Are A-Changin’
    August 19, 2022
    In this installment of The Empowering Plans podcast, attorneys Nick Bonds and Corey Crigger discuss two recent shifts in the healthcare landscape: The FDA’s stance on OTC hearing aids and recent developments showing that not all debt is created equal, especially medical debt.
  • Empowering Plans: P141 - Do You Mind (…The Gap)?!
    August 5, 2022
    In this installment of The Phia Group’s Empowering Plans podcast, attorneys Jen McCormick and Jon Jablon discuss the age-old topic of stop-loss gaps, with a modern twist. Emerging law and industry trends color so many decisions that self-funded plans and those who service them must make on a daily basis, and one player that sometimes gets forgotten about is stop-loss. Since stop-loss coverage expectations don’t always align with reality, health plans, TPAs, and brokers need to be proactive to find potential gaps and try to rectify them before they evolve into real problems.
  • Should Plans Better Address Mental Health Benefits? | The Phia Group
    July 22, 2022
    In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, the government has announced that we are facing another crisis – one on mental health. Participants are clamoring for more access to mental health care than ever before. The COVID-19 pandemic only highlighted the lack of availability of mental health care in the US, including care that is covered by plans. Ron Peck, Chief Legal Officer, and attorney Kaitlyn MacLeod are here to talk about what plans are doing to address the mental health crisis and how mental health parity comes into play for plans, patients, and providers.
  • Stop Loss and Subrogation | The Phia Group
    July 8, 2022
    In this episode of the Empowering Plans podcast, attorneys Chris Aguiar and Cindy Merrell discuss potential obligations of health plans to their stop-loss carriers in the event of a recovery through subrogation.
  • Book of Russo: Chapter 2
    July 6, 2022
    In the latest episode of The Book of Russo, tune in to find out what The Phia Group’s CEO, Adam Russo, and guest host, Dr. Marty Makary, have to say about price transparency, price gouging, and who is typically responsible for the high cost of care.
  • The Dobbs Case – What Group Health Plans and Employers Need to Know | The Phia Group
    July 1, 2022
    On June 24th, the U.S. Supreme Court handed down one of its most controversial and impactful decisions in half a century by overturning Roe v. Wade. This decision has sweeping implications for group health plans. In this special edition of the Empowering Plans podcast, The Phia Group’s Chief Legal Officer, Ron Peck, is joined by attorneys Jen McCormick and Brady Bizarro to unpack the Court’s opinion, what’s likely to happen next, and most importantly, how health plans should respond to this historic ruling.
  • U.S. Supreme Court Rules on Dialysis Carve-outs | The Phia Group
    June 24, 2022
    In this episode of the Empowering Plans podcast, attorneys Brady Bizarro and Andrew Silverio break down the Supreme Court’s ruling in the Marietta case on dialysis carve-outs. What does the ruling mean for self-funded plans that wish to carve out dialysis claims? Our experts dig deep into the legal analysis and explain how plans can stay within the parameters of this decision. Finally, they address important points raised by the dissent and consider the broader impact on the industry.
  • The Book of Russo: Chapter 1
    June 17, 2022
    In the first episode of The Book of Russo, tune in to find out what The Phia Group’s CEO, Adam Russo, has to say about the new podcast series, healthcare transparency, and so much more.
  • Breaking Down Breaks in Service | The Phia Group
    June 8, 2022
    In this episode of Empowering Plans, join Kelly Dempsey and Kevin Brady as they discuss the important considerations surrounding rehired employees and breaks in service. This dynamic duo covers a number of items including the 13/26 week rule, the rule parity, and the need to add plan provisions which account for these situations.
  • The Benefits of Direct Primary Care | The Phia Group
    May 27, 2022
    In this episode of The Phia Group’s Empowering Plans podcast, attorneys Nick Bonds and Corey Crigger discuss Direct Primary Care (DPC). This was a hot topic at a recent conference Nick attended and a subject near and dear to Corey. Join them as they discuss the benefits and practical issues to consider when looking at this tremendous option for augmenting your employee benefits plan.
  • Changing Laws & Changing Relationships | The Phia Group
    May 13, 2022
    Here you can find our podcast explaining the emerging/changing laws & trends as well as changing relationships in our Empowering Plans: P133
  • Congress’ Proposals to Limit Insulin Costs | The Phia Group
    April 15, 2022
    Here you can find a podcast explaining the effects of Congress' proposal concerning the cap on the cost of insulin in our Empowering Plans: P133
  • Empowering Plans: P132 - The Enhanced DOL Enforcement Effort
    April 1, 2022
    This podcast discusses how the CAA enhanced DOL enforcement mechanisms. Learn about the DOL's evolving approach to MHPAEA and the impact on plan sponsors.
  • Empowering Plans: P131–Reduction Requests | Fiduciary Duties
    March 18, 2022
    This podcast features a deep dive into reduction requests and a Plan's fiduciary duties. Learn why a reduction can be in a Plan's best interest and more.
  • Empowering Plans: P130 – Healthcare Policy | The Phia Group
    March 4, 2022
    This podcast talks about Biden's first State of the Union Address. Learn about the important healthcare policy items he discussed and which he didn't.
  • Empowering Plans: P129 – Over-The-Counter COVID Testing
    February 18, 2022
    This podcast discusses over-the-counter COVID testing. Learn more about the issues surrounding up-front payment by participants with account-based plans.
  • Empowering Plans: P128 – The Comparative Analysis: A Year in the Life
    February 3, 2022
    In this podcast, we analyzed an entire year's worth of NQTLs. Listen to learn about our practical considerations for health plans and key takeaways.
  • Empowering Plans: P127 – What is Required for Plans for OTC COVID-19 Testing Coverage?
    January 20, 2022
    This podcast is about the OTC COVID testing coverage requirement. Learn about how this interacts with other COVID coverage requirements and more.
  • Empowering Plans: P126 – Challenges and Opportunities with Value-Based Care for 2022
    January 6, 2022
    This podcast talks about the challenges and opportunities of value-based care. Listen to learn about what it is, where it's at now and where it's headed.
  • Empowering Plans: P125 – The Night Before an Emergency Room Visit
    December 22, 2021
    This podcast discusses the basics of recovering subrogation dollars. Learn about identifying subrogation opportunities through an entertaining story.
  • Empowering Plans: P124 – Healthcare Subrogation and Plan Document Requests
    December 10, 2021
    This podcast talks about what a health plan should do in the event of a pesky U.S.C. 1024(b)(4) records request. Listen to learn more details.
  • Empowering Plans: P123 – Supreme Court Takes Major Dialysis Case
    November 23, 2021
    This podcast discusses the history of dialysis case law and different legal interpretations. Learn about the important developments and future predictions.
  • Empowering Plans: P122 – COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate Update
    November 12, 2021
    This podcast discusses the controversial OSHA vaccine mandates. Learn about where they started, where they are now, and the new legal challenges arising.
  • Empowering Plans: P121 – Transplants: The Future is Now!
    October 29, 2021
    This podcast discusses the topic of organ transplants. Listen to learn about interspecies organ transplants and COVID's impact on organ trade.
  • Empowering Plans: P120 – To Appeal, or not to Appeal
    October 15, 2021
    This podcast talks about the No Surprises Act. Listen to learn about what constitutes a basis for appeal and what should be disputed per the NSA.
  • Empowering Plans: P119 - Workers' Compensation & COVID-19 Claims
    September 30, 2021
    This podcast discusses how current Workers’ Compensation regulations impact health plans, and who is responsible for employees' COVID-19 related claims.
  • Empowering Plans: P118 – You Can’t Always Get What You Want
    September 17, 2021
    Our experts discuss what happens when limited settlement funds force Plans to consider a reduction. Learn more in this podcast by The Phia Group.
  • Empowering Plans: P117 – Boost Your COVID-19 Vaccine Knowledge
    September 1, 2021
    This podcast discusses the FDA's approval of Pfizer's COVID booster. Learn what you need to know about implementing premium penalties for the unvaccinated.
  • Empowering Plans: P116 – Right to Repair and Healthcare
    August 20, 2021
    This podcast discusses Biden’s executive order on right to repair. Learn how it impacts healthcare costs, patient safety and intellectual property rights.
  • Empowering Plans: P115 – A Lightning Round of Healthcare Updates
    August 6, 2021
    In this podcast, the experts at The Phia Group discuss numerous topics currently buzzing around the health benefits industry. Listen to learn more.
  • Empowering Plans: P114 – Time to Vent!
    July 23, 2021
    This podcast discusses key mistakes and false beliefs dominating the media, politics, and the general public. Learn how this impacted recent rulemaking.
  • Empowering Plans: P113 – Ahlborn Revisited
    July 9, 2021
    Listen to this podcast discussing a recent Medicaid case involving conflicting court decisions. Learn about its impact on subrogation and reimbursement.
  • Empowering Plans: P112 – Healthcare Subrogation, The Comeback! Post-Covid Edition
    June 25, 2021
    This podcast discusses healthcare subrogation post-COVID. Learn about what plans can expect now and how they can assist in getting higher recovery numbers.
  • Empowering Plans: P111 – Breaking Down Drug Importation!
    June 11, 2021
    Listen to this podcast discussing state drug importation programs. Learn about whether a participant can be a plan fiduciary after a third party recovery.
  • Empowering Plans: P110 – NQTL? MHPAEA?! OMG, IDK!
    May 27, 2021
    This podcast discusses the NQTL analysis now required by the MHPAEA. Learn about what it is, what it entails and how health plans can protect themselves.

Phia Podcasts




Empowering Plans Segment 29 - Disruption or Not?
  February 7, 2018, Podcasts By The Phia Group
In this episode, our hosts discuss the recent announcement that Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway and JPMorgan are looking to collaborate on “health care.”  Is this just a new way to supply medical goods, deliver care, or handle the entire exchange (including enrollment and payment)?  How can broker/advisors, plan administrators, and other members of the industry benefit from this change?  And who should be most concerned?  This and more await you in “Empowering Plans.”


Empowering Plans Segment 28 - Game-changers
  January 29, 2018, Podcasts By The Phia Group
This week, our hosts discuss Adam’s recent travels and review events.  We are not alone in our attitudes and desires to change the industry for the better, and now we have proof of that fact!  What ideas and concepts were shared with Adam, and how can we add fuel to the fire?


Empowering Plans Segment 27 - Mandate?  We don’t need no stinking mandate! 
  January 22, 2018, Podcasts By The Phia Group
In this episode, Adam, Ron, and regular co-hose – Brady Bizarro – address the new tax law, elimination of the individual mandate, and how it may impact benefit plans of all types.  In particular, they examine the psyche of low risk lives and ask the all-important question – how do we keep them enrolled without the mandate?


Empowering Plans Segment 26 - Lightning Strikes Twice – Top 2017 Issues Impacting 2018
  January 10, 2018, Podcasts By The Phia Group
In this episode, the “Phia Group Boys” freestyle as they share the issues they felt defined 2017 and are likely to impact 2018.  From taxes to law; partnerships to reform… nothing is safe from their analysis and we all benefit from their warnings!  This is an episode you cannot afford to miss.


Empowering Plans Segment 25 - Breaking Down the GOP Tax Bill and How It Affects You
  December 21, 2017, Podcasts By The Phia Group
In this special edition of the podcast, The Phia Group's CEO Adam Russo and Attorney Brady Bizarro discuss the new GOP tax bill in depth. Specifically, how does the bill affect employers? What does the repeal of the individual mandate mean for the self insured industry and for the future of Obamacare?



Empowering Plans Segment 24 - Protect Your ASA
  December 18, 2017, Podcasts By The Phia Group
In this episode, our hosts (including repeat guest host Vice President of Consulting, Attorney Jennifer McCormick) discuss the rising trend in stop-loss insurance being placed by entities other than the TPA, yet the TPA is held responsible if things go sour.  Listen in to see how everyone can proactively avoid issues from emerging.


Empowering Plans Segment 23 - Plans and Conspiracy
  December 6, 2017, Podcasts By The Phia Group
Bring your tin foil hats, folks!  With today's episode, our hosts (including guest host, VP of Consulting, Attorney Jennifer McCormick) discuss the recent news regarding CVS purchasing Aetna as well as a new opportunity to customize plan document reviews to address different levels of need.


Empowering Plans Segment 22 - The Biggest Threats to Self-Funding: A Lightning Round
  November 21, 2017, Podcasts By The Phia Group
In this episode, The Phia Group’s CEO, Adam Russo, Sr. VP, Ron Peck, and Attorney Brady Bizarro discuss the biggest threats to the self-funded industry. From expanded fiduciary liability to stop-loss denials to a real threat to the ACA’s individual mandate, our experts give their thoughts in a fast-paced discussion.


Empowering Plans Segment 21 - Planning for Stormy Seas Ahead
  November 3, 2017, Podcasts By The Phia Group
In this episode, Adam, Ron, and their guest star – VP of Consulting Jennifer McCormick, Esq. – discuss all of the many issues creating waves as it relates to benefit plan documents, and what steps we can all take to safely navigate those waters – including setting sail on The Phia Group Flagship Template!


Empowering Plans Segment 20 - Trumping Costs and Climbing the Hill
  October 19, 2017, Podcasts By The Phia Group
With this episode, Adam and Ron welcome back a fan favorite – guest star Brady Bizarro – and discuss the wild and crazy happenings in DC.  From contraceptives to cost containment; the impact of fully insured subsidies on self funded plans; and everything in between – this is one lively podcast you cannot afford to miss.


Empowering Plans Segment 19 - The Man with the Plan
  October 13, 2017, Podcasts By The Phia Group
In this episode Adam and Ron discuss the oft overlooked but – in their opinion – all important plan document.  From its purpose to best practices, they discuss why legal compliance, interaction with third parties, and cost containment efforts all start (and end) with the plan terms.  Bring a pen and paper – these tips cannot be missed.


Empowering Plans Segment 18 - Responsibility - Beyond the Contract
  September 28, 2017, Podcasts By The Phia Group
In this episode, Adam and Ron discuss trends impacting health plans, employers, and employees. While these issues, such as the opioid epidemic, may not seem like the biggest costs facing benefit plans today, the long term costs are real. More importantly, issues like these can be identified by examining claims data; but most administrators are not contractually responsible to do so. Adam and Ron discuss why these entities should consider adding such services to their offerings – despite not being the most impactful cost containment option or being a contractual responsibility of the administrator.


Empowering Plans Segment 17 - Cutting Out Conflict
  September 11, 2017, Podcasts By The Phia Group
When it comes to securing stop-loss, too many benefit plans think the ball is only in the stop loss carrier’s court.  Today, our hosts explain what plan administrators can do to cut out conflict and tie up loose ends before they suffer a costly loss.  Ensuring an ongoing and fruitful relationship between plans and stop loss tomorrow requires intensive work today.  Addressing these potential costly issues now will guarantee reimbursements are in the bag later.
 

Empowering Plans Segment 16 - In Reference to Reference Based Pricing
  August 21, 2017, Podcasts By The Phia Group
This week, Adam Russo and Ron Peck accept that an answer to the high cost of healthcare won’t be coming from D.C., and that health plan administrators (with the help of their partners and advisors) need to address the costs internally.  Amongst options to do just that, so-called “Reference Based Pricing” is a hot topic in our industry.  Join Ron and Adam as they pick apart this method for containing costs, identify the pros and cons of an “RBP” plan, and discuss options to customize such a program.
 

Empowering Plans Segment 15 - Stopping the Bleeding
  August 11, 2017, Podcasts By The Phia Group
This week, The Phia Group’s CEO, Adam Russo and Attorney Brady Bizarro interviewed Garrick Hunt, Phia’s Sales Executive, about some of the most common burdens self-funded employers are facing in our industry. From out-of-network claims to air ambulance to specialty drugs, we explore cost-containment strategies and discuss the potential compliance concerns for employers. Finally, we answer a question from our mail bag regarding best practices for handling overpayments.
Empowering Plans Segment 14 - Repeal & Replace Fails: What's Next?
  August 7, 2017, Podcasts By The Phia Group
This week, The Phia Group's CEO, Adam Russo, Sr. VP, Ron Peck, and Attorney Brady Bizarro discuss the dramatic events on Capitol Hill and the shocking failure of Senate Republicans to repeal and replace Obamacare. Despite this serious setback, Republicans are not ready to give up. We'll discuss the path forward.

Empowering Plans Segment 13 - Your Friendly Neighborhood Provider
  July 17, 2017, Podcasts By The Phia Group
Taking a positive view on the industry, Ron Peck, Jon Jablon and Andrew Silverio today share stories and examples of providers working with payers to preserve the private employer based group health plan industry.  From price transparency, to direct primary care, to medical tourism – providers that are willing to innovate and work with payers get their moment in the sun with this episode.

Empowering Plans Segment 12 - The Cost of Care
  July 10, 2017, Podcasts By The Phia Group
This week The Phia Group's CEO, Adam Russo and Sr. VP, Ron Peck, interviewed Attorney Jon Jablon - Director of Provider Relations,  regarding the seemingly increasing number of excessive charges being billed by providers to health plans, strategies to cut costs, and importantly - ways to work with providers rather than against them, in an effort to implement an arrangement that works for all involved.


Empowering Plans Segment 11 - The Senate Unveils its Repeal & Replace Bill
  June 22, 2017, Podcasts By The Phia Group
In this special edition of the Empowering Plans podcast, Sr. Vice President and General Counsel Ron Peck and Attorney Brady Bizarro give their initial thoughts on the Better Care Reconciliation Act. What is in this new bill? What does it mean for the self-funded industry? What is next for healthcare reform?


Empowering Plans Segment 10 - Plan Tales: The Good, Bad, and Really Bad
  June 19, 2017, Podcasts By The Phia Group
In this episode, Adam Russo and Ron Peck interview two key members of The Phia Group’s consulting division – Vice President of Consulting, Attorney Jennifer McCormick, and Product Developer, Kristin Spath.  These two have tales to tell, regarding their experiences helping clients with unusual questions, and transforming outlandish ideas into real benefit plan innovations.


Empowering Plans Segment 09 - In the Land of the Blind
  June 5, 2017, Podcasts By The Phia Group
The Congressional Budget Office (“CBO”) has released its assessment of the American Health Care Act (Version 2.0), and once again the focus seems to be on who will lose insurance, gain insurance, and change insurance.  Yet, as lawmakers stumble with blinders on, addressing only the matter of insurance, other important factors – such as the actual cost of care itself – remains conspicuously absent.


Empowering Plans Segment 08 - Healthcares? Alternative Provider Payment Programs
  May 22, 2017, Podcasts By The Phia Group
The Phia Group’s CEO, Adam Russo, and Sr. VP & General Counsel, Ron Peck, discuss movements within the healthcare provider community to change how they charge (and receive payment) for services rendered.  For better or worse, change is on the way!


Empowering Plans Segment 07 - The American Health Care Act
  May 8, 2017, Podcasts By The Phia Group
Repeal and replace, the ACA, the AHCA - what does it all mean? How does it affect us? What’s next? Join The Phia Group's CEO, Adam V. Russo, Sr. VP, Ron E. Peck, and Attorney Brady Bizarro as they discuss the American Health Care Act, which passed the House of Representatives on 05/04/2017.


Empowering Plans Segment 06 - An Employer Call to Action
April 25, 2017, Podcasts By The Phia Group
A podcast dedicated to employers. Our goal is to show employers what they can do to improve their health plan and plan performance, without relying on third parties. It’s time for employers to get into the game!


Empowering Plans Segment 05 - The AHCA Failed: Where To Next?
April 4, 2017, Podcasts By The Phia Group
Join The Phia Group's CEO, Adam V. Russo, Sr. VP, Ron E. Peck, and Attorney Brady Bizarro as they discuss the recent, stunning failure of the GOP's American Health Care Act, the most recent news and predictions on the effort to repeal and replace the ACA, and what this all means for the self-funded industry.


 

Empowering Plans Segment 04 - Attack of the Killer Savings
March 13, 2017, Podcasts By The Phia Group
Join The Phia Group's CEO, Adam V. Russo, and Sr. VP, Ron E. Peck, as they describe how The Phia Group identifies facilities that provide the best outcomes for the least cost, and encourage plan participants to visit those facilities.


 


Empowering Plans Segment 03 - The Journey Continues
February 28, 2017, Podcasts By The Phia Group
Once again The Phia Group’s CEO, Adam V. Russo, and Sr. VP, Ron E. Peck, delve into what makes their own company’s health benefit plan unique, and share tips employers (and those that service them) can use to improve their own plan’s performance.


 


Empowering Plans Segment 02 - The Next Episode
February 13, 2017, Podcasts By The Phia Group
In this second installment of The Phia Group's official podcast, our hosts begin sharing what makes their own health plan a source of savings for the employer and benefits employees love.

 


Empowering Plans Segment 01 - The Maiden Voyage
JANUARY 30, 2017, Podcasts By The Phia Group
Welcome to the maiden voyage of "Empowering Plans," a new Podcast by The Phia Group where our hosts will review the purpose of this new series of Podcasts, reveal what the next few episodes will be about, and open the forum to our partners for comments and ideas.