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Empowering Employers: Pros and Cons of Self-Funded Health Plans

Episode #134



Discover the ins and outs of self-funded insurance plans in this episode of Side Affects, where co-host, Dave Homan and Producer, Kenzie McEvily are joined by seasoned McGohan Brabender Consultant, Tim Rieger. With over 22 years of experience in risk management and customer service, Tim breaks down the funding arrangement, ideal employer profiles, and the pros and cons of self-funded insurance. From highlighting the importance of intentionality and diligence in decision-making to offering practical strategies for success, this episode equips listeners with the knowledge and tools needed to navigate the complexities of self-funded insurance with confidence and expertise. Tune in now!

About Our Guest

Tim Rieger

Tim Rieger has been a Consultant with MB for nearly 22 years and is consistently one of our top three sales performers every year. He has a number of accolades from his time at the University of Cincinnati as a student athlete. He currently serves on the Board of A Kid Again. Tim focuses on financial results and specializes in risk management and stratification as well as, first-class customer service. He has a passion for people and believes we are all in the business of serving others. Connect with Tim on LinkedIn!

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