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The Dobbs Case – What Group Health Plans and Employers Need to Know | The Phia Group

On 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.

A Love Letter to Plaintiffs’ Attorneys Everywhere

On June 7, 2022
You know, in the modern information and technological age it is rather easy to forget that we are not in Kansas, anymore, i.e. the 1990s; anything you say or do on the internet can be accessed by the masses, can and will be used against you, and it will never go away. On the same token, it is important to understand the intended audience and perspective of the speaker and even perhaps get to know the person before you judge them based on what I, personally, would consider a (negligent, at worst) throw away phrase.

The Mess in the American Healthcare System | The Phia Group

On April 25, 2022
Do you have someone to relate to when it comes with the health care system? This blog discusses some of the hardships people go though with healthcare.

Traditional Insurance to Self-Funded Plan | The Phia Group

On March 4, 2022
Wondering what to do about the increasing costs of providing health benefits? Learn about moving from a traditional insurance model to a self-funded plan.

The Tax Man is Dead; Long Live the Health Plan!

On January 21, 2022
Learn the difference between healthcare and health insurance, and why health plans, health insurance and employers are often the targets of policies.

Don’t Swear Off MHPAEA Compliance for the New Year

On December 29, 2021
Have you been keeping up with your Non-Quantitative Treatment Limitations (NQTL) analyses? Learn about the processes needed to ensure MHPAEA compliance.

The Fear Group

On December 17, 2021
Learn about the impact Covid had on Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) and the new trend of network replacements with reference-based pricing (RBP).

What Kind of [Month] Has it Been?

On December 2, 2021
Learn about the policies and issues in the health care industry including abortion, the Omicron variant, vaccine boosters and the Build Back Better Act.

The NBA Health Care Scandal

On October 28, 2021
Learn more about health care fraud in sports leagues, the recent NBA health care scandal and what health care plans can do to prevent fraudulent behavior.

Dialysis Carve-Outs and Network Contracts: Like Oil and Water

On September 30, 2021
Learn about the major legal challenges the Affordable Care Act is facing, how the Supreme Court is handling them and potential future challenges.

Empowering Plans: P116 – Right to Repair and Healthcare

On 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.

The Supreme Court Takes Up Abortion Rights Once Again

On May 24, 2021
The Supreme Court is taking on the Dobbs abortion case. Learn about how abortion rights could be impacted even if Roe v. Wade is not overturned.

Resolution to Become an Educated Consumer of Healthcare

On January 14, 2021
Resolutions are great things to create and stick to. Learn more about why one of your resolutions should to become an educated healthcare consumer.

Choose Your Own Adventure: President Biden’s Healthcare Agenda

On January 5, 2021
There are a few different outcomes for big developments the Biden administration is planning in the healthcare sector. See how Georgia plays a huge role!

The U&C Gap Keeps Rearing Its Ugly Head

On December 8, 2020
What constitutes U&C? Find out more about U&C language gaps between a plan and a stop-loss carrier, with easy-to-follow examples. Learn more now!