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To RBP, or Not to RBP: That is (one) of the Question(s)

On February 25, 2019
It’s assumed health insurance is included in an employment package. What was once a benefit is now an entitlement. Learn if RBP is for your business.

Faces of Phia: Episode 9 - Taking Account with Lisa T!

On February 19, 2019
In this episode of Faces of Phia, Adam and Brady interview the superpowered controller of The Phia Group. From adventures in the Steel City to conquering “nice problems to have,” the team covers it all in this candid discussion.

The New Medicare and Medicaid Bills

On February 19, 2019
Learn more about the Medicare for All Act of 2019 and how it would transform U.S. health care system if it is passed.

Empowering Plans: P65 - Hail to the Chief!

On February 15, 2019
In this can’t miss episode of Empowering Plans, Brady and Ron dissect the President’s State of the Union Address, and focus in on how it will impact those of us servicing health benefit plans – and the entire healthcare industry. This one is going to be huge.

What We Love About Self-Funding in 2019

On February 14, 2019
Valentine’s Day is upon us, and we’re feeling the love. Too often we, as an industry, spend our time discussing issues, problems, and concerns, and don’t dedicate enough time to the features and opportunities that make self-funding great. We focus so much on “how we save” self-funding, that we forget to celebrate the reasons why self-funding is worth saving in the first place. Join the team as they discuss what makes self-funding such a great option for so many employers and employees, as well as the incredibly cool new innovations rolling out in 2019, that will be sure to make self-funding a sweetheart for even more employers this year and beyond.

Hey, Watch Your Language!

On February 13, 2019
Learn more about why using clear and accurate language is important in reference-based pricing plans.

New Action on Drug Pricing: Medicare-Like Rates?

On February 11, 2019
The cost of insulin to treat patients with type 1 diabetes has doubled since 2012. Learn more about the bill that could help prevent further increases.

Faces of Phia: Episode 8 - It’s Tomasz Time!

On February 8, 2019
Live from Polska – a journey around the world leads to… The Phia Group. Join Adam and Brady as they take a journey through history and across oceans, to share the story of this unsung hero.

Empowering Plans: P64 - Hospital Transparency!

On February 5, 2019
Let’s Escargot & Meet LCARA: In this episode Ron and Brady discuss the new legal compliance and regulatory affairs team (“LCARA”) with team member Philip Qualo, and specifically address recent efforts to promote hospital transparency.

Faces of Phia: Episode 7 - Ashley Turco… International Agent of Security!

On January 30, 2019
In this episode, the crew once again sit down with a valued team member, whose role sit at the crossroads between technology and healthcare. Ensuring that the privacy and security issues hounding all businesses don’t threaten The Phia Group as it leverages technology to better serve its clients, Ashley is unique not only at the company – but industrywide. Listen in to find out why, and what you need to do to get her seal of approval.

Self-Funding Comes in Many Forms - When Describing, Take Care to do so Accurately!

On January 29, 2019
The Phia Group understands that many self-funded plans do not utilize the hybrid approach. Learn more about self-funded health plans.

Empowering Plans: P63 - Touchdown!

On January 25, 2019
How payers, providers, and those of us who serve them, can work together as a team and achieve a winning plan for the future of healthcare. In this episode, Adam, Ron and Brady, talk about how providers – like plan sponsors – are concerned with the state of things and want to identify what’s wrong, what’s right, and how we can collaborate on a new approach that works for us all, as members of a single industry – healthcare.

Not An Enemy

On January 23, 2019
The Phia Group explains how the insurance providers are not always your enemy and the hospitals' role in health coverage pricing. Click to read more.

Your Plans to Offset May be Offset

On January 21, 2019
The self-funded industry took a hit when UnitedHealth won a lawsuit about their cross-plan offsetting. Learn more about the case & cross-plan offsetting.

Faces of Phia: Episode 6 - Tech Talk with Hemant

On January 17, 2019
Sit down, turn the volume up, and enjoy as Ron and Brady discuss with our latest Face of Phia – Hemant Dua – data, robots, and how technology is impacting healthcare, health plans, and The Phia Group’s own efforts to empower plans. Tune in, or you’ll be stuck in the stone age!