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Empowering Plans: P54 - Crossing Bridges

On September 24, 2018
In this episode, Ron, Brady, and Adam chat with friend and industry ally, Mark Stadler – President and CEO of BridgeHealth. As the leader of an organization whose purpose is to connect patients with the best providers – offering the highest quality care for the lowest price – regardless of geographic location, Mark and his team need to build bridges and interact with all three “Ps” of healthcare – the “P”atient, “P”ayer, and “P”rovider. This gives Mark unique insight that he now shares with our listeners.

WestView Capital Partners Completes Growth Investment in The Phia Group

On September 20, 2018
The Phia Group announced that it has received a growth investment from WestView Capital Partners. Click here to learn more about Phia investor news.

The Stacks - 4th Quarter 2018

On September 19, 2018
This is “The Stacks” from the Phia Group’s 4th Quarter 2018 Newsletter

Back to School: Renewal Time

On September 18, 2018
In the self-funded industry, being diligent with respect to employer groups, vendors, and contracts is always important – but sometimes knowing what to put on a checklist in the first place is more difficult than checking off the items. Renewal time means it’s time to impress prospective clients, keep existing clients happy, and make sure the vendors and contracts being utilized are the best possible fit for your groups. Join The Phia Group’s legal team for an hour on September 18, 2018 at 1pm EDT as they outline a laundry list of what employers, TPAs, brokers, and stop-loss carriers should look for this time of the year – and provide some guidance on how the industry’s players can stay ahead of the curve.

Empowering Plans: P53 - The View from Nova Healthcare

On September 5, 2018
In this episode of Empowering Plans, Adam Russo and Jennifer McCormick interview Laura Hirsch, President of Nova Healthcare Administrators. They discuss the latest stop-loss trends, patient assistance programs for prescription drugs, and other issues facing the self-funded industry.

Empowering Plans: P52 - The View from SIIA’s Political Perch

On August 15, 2018
In this episode, Adam Russo and Brady Bizarro speak with Ryan C. Work – Vice President of Government Affairs at the Self-Insurance Institute of America (“SIIA”). They talk politics, D.C., and more importantly, about the efforts of the Government Relations Committee to advocate for the self-insured industry. From stop-loss protections and an updated “ERISA Notebook” to new wellness program rules, Ryan reveals the top issues on SIIA’s political agenda and explains how member engagement can really make a difference.

Breaking the Mold: Creative Solutions for Everyday Problems

On August 14, 2018
Network contracts, stop-loss claims, and intricate medical claim determinations are just a few of the complications that self-funded health plans and their partners need to be able to successfully navigate. Check out our webinar that includes creative solutions for managing these.

Empowering Plans: P51 - A Healthcare Homerun

On August 8, 2018
In this episode, Adam Russo, Brady Bizarro, and Ron Peck (yes - he’s back!), chat with Mark S. Gaunya – Chief Innovation Officer and Principal of Borislow Insurance. As an author, innovator, and passionate industry advocate touting more than 25 years of experience, Mark doesn’t pull punches as he addresses the biggest opportunities and threats facing employers, employees, and their plans. If you want to know what’s wrong with the nation’s healthcare system, what we need to do to fix it, and enjoy it when someone teases Adam – this episode is a must listen.

Empowering Plans: P50 - Where is Ron? A Very Personal Podcast from the SVP

On July 26, 2018
In this episode, our Senior Vice President & General Counsel dials in to describe where he's been, what major health issue is impacting his family, and what he hopes we can all learn from their experiences thus far - as members of the industry, potential patients, and human beings.

Empowering Plans: P49 - Issues with Inaction: Balance Billing and Wellness Programs

On July 23, 2018
The FDA issued the nation's first approval for a drug derived from marijuana-based compounds to treat seizures. Click here to learn more about the drug.

Empowering Plans: P48 - Make Cost Containment Great Again

On July 17, 2018
Brady Bizarro and Adam Russo discuss the hot topics impacting the insurance industry today.

Hottest Industry Trends and Topics – This is What You Asked For

On July 12, 2018
The industry is ablaze! From specialty drugs, to association health plans, to the “right to try” law, we’re all feeling the heat.

Empowering Plans: P47 - Coaching the Self-Funded Industry

On July 11, 2018
In this episode of Empowering Plans, Adam and Brady interview Rick Koven, President of Koven Consulting & Coaching. They discuss his work with health plan startups, small regional TPAs, and micro-insurance in developing countries. Rick also explains his role as a coach for executives and corporate leaders in our industry. As a special treat, they are also joined by Lisa from the claims department.

The Phia Group's 3rd Quarter 2018 Newsletter

On July 10, 2018
The Phia Group is off to a great start in the third quarter of 2018! Check out our newsletter to get acquainted with some of the latest happenings in our neck of the woods.

The Stacks - 3rd Quarter 2018

On July 9, 2018
This is “The Stacks” from the Phia Group’s 3rd Quarter 2018 Newsletter