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Pushback & Counter-Attack

On February 12, 2015
Pushback & Counter-Attack – How attorneys, providers, and the government are combating your efforts to contain costs… and what you should be doing about it!

Anthem Data Breach Implications for Employers

On February 10, 2015
As has now been widely reported, Anthem, Inc. was the unfortunate target of a cyber-attack potentially impacting 80 million current and former customers.

IMPLANT WARS!

On January 14, 2015
IMPLANT WARS: How monitoring provider self-referrals, & negotiating based on actual costs can result in major plan savings!

Federal Court Keeps TPA As Third-Party Defendant in Suit Between Stop Loss Carrier and Group

On January 14, 2015
This case is a federal civil procedure professor’s dream. One can easily imagine it as a part of a first-year law student’s final exam. I discuss it because the backdrop for all the procedural issues is a stop loss dispute between a carrier and a group and its TPA

4th Quarter Newsletter 2014

On January 13, 2015
I’d like to start by thanking all of you that have chosen The Phia Group as your trusted partner. I know very well that other options are available to you, and we are inspired and thankful everyday that you place your trust in us. I have always, and will continue to promise, that our team of recovery specialists, plan drafters, paralegals, lawyers, and support staff will do everything in our power to maximize the benefits while lowering the cost of your health benefit programs!

4th Quarter 2015 Newsletter – Phia News

On January 13, 2015
4th Quarter 2015 Newsletter for The Phia Group. New Faces, Giving Back, Announcements

"In Reference To The FAQ"... The DOL FAQ Dissected - Part Deux!

On November 20, 2014
Join The Phia Group’s CEO, Adam V. Russo; Sr. VP & General Counsel, Ron E. Peck; and other members of the legal team as we continue to dissect the FAQ, its key provisions, and how it impacts “RBP Plans .

Phia Group Consulting Addresses Regulatory Compliance

On November 16, 2014
Braintree, MA – For years, The Phia Group’s team of consultants have been dealing with various regulatory inquiries. In response to the impending influx of regulation bound to follow the recent election and rollout of PPACA’s most complex provisions, The Phia Group announced this week the official formation of its Regulatory Compliance team.

FAQs about Affordable Care Act Implementation (Part XXII)

On November 11, 2014
Set out below are additional Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) regarding implementation of the Affordable Care Act.

Creeping Around Pitfalls on the Way to Scary Savings? - How to Avoid Horror When Implementing Cost Containment Schemes

On October 30, 2014
DON’T MISS OUT! Whether you’re embarking on a new cost containment adventure in-house, or with the help of a vendor, most programs are not simple “plug and play” affairs. Those who head into the dark unprepared will undoubtedly find themselves spooked by what hides around the corner.

The Phia Group, LLC Comments on Recent Industry Developments

On October 22, 2014
These last few weeks have brought with them a whirlwind of controversy and concern. The Phia Group, LLC is pleased to announce that it will be addressing three of the hottest topics during its monthly webinar.

SIIA State Legislative/Regulatory Update Report

On October 21, 2014
This is your weekly update of state legislative/regulatory developments affecting companies involved in the self-insurance/alternative risk transfer marketplace.

Sun Life Financial Announced SunElite, a New Stop-Loss Value-Added Service

On October 18, 2014
Sun Life Financial Announced SunElite, a New Stop-Loss Value-Added Service

Supreme Court of California Case Notification for Children’s Hospital Central California v. Blue Cross of California

On October 17, 2014
In an important legal development in the healthcare cost debate, the California Supreme Court has denied a petition for review of the recent decision in Children’s Hospital of Central California v. Blue Cross of California

Final Part of Self-Funded White Paper Series Released

On October 9, 2014
This is the third and final installment of a three-part series examining the self-funded insurance market.