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Risk and Self-Funding

Episode #34



More employers are turning to self-funding as a way to generate savings from their health benefits. And in the long run, self-funding will save most companies money.

But you have to be prepared for a down year. Is stop-loss the answer? Scott and Anne Marie talk about how stop-loss can protect you from a future unknown risk.

Featured Notes and Resources

  • Self-Funding Overview (White Paper)

  • The Rise of Self-funding (Article)

  • How self-funding health benefits could kill your company (Article)

  • Factors affecting self-funding for small employers (Article)

  • Is Self-Funding right for you (Article)

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