HPS Blog for Brokers



Third-Party Administrators to Recommend to Your Self-Funded Clients

Building an effective self-funded health insurance plan for your clients requires assembling an awesome team. One of those crucial team members is a third-party administrator (TPA). The TPA helps

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Pharmacy Benefit Managers to Support Your Self-Funded Clients

When it comes to building an effective self-funded insurance plan for your client, they need your help assembling the perfect team. Your client will need to select a pharmacy benefit manager

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How to Make Self-Funded Health Insurance Costs More Predictable for Your Clients

When it comes to self-funded health insurance, your clients look to you for help managing their costs. Maybe you’ve just introduced the idea of self-funding to a client, and they’re nervous about

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When Are Your Clients Ready to Move from Fully-Insured to Self-Funded Insurance?

Self-funded plans are employer-provided coverage not purchased from a carrier (i.e., you pay the claims yourself). The employer assumes a higher risk, which is offset by a greater potential for

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The Basics of Stop-Loss Insurance

Many employers are curious about self-funded or level-funded insurance but are reluctant to learn more because they are concerned about the increased risk. With self-funded health insurance,

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Fostering the Digital Transformation in Health Insurance

The broker business relies heavily on relationships. Face-to-face presentations, lunches and meetings are at the heart of a broker’s business model. While many brokers were exploring digital

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HPS Year in Review: 2019

HPS had an exciting year in 2019! We wanted to share these highlights with our valued partners, plus some new benefits available for your clients in 2020. Thank you for your continued relationship

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Help Clients Understand the Value of a Great Healthcare Experience

Every year, you have a conversation with your clients to match them with the healthcare benefits solution that makes the most sense for their business. Oftentimes your clients get too caught up in

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Improve Your Clients' Healthcare Experience

For more than 80% of families, today’s medical billing practices are confusing. They get so many statements that they don’t know who to pay or how much they owe, and often take longer to pay their

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Improving Quality and Coordination of Medical Care with Bundled Payments

With the cost of healthcare continuously rising in the United States, having visibility and control over healthcare spending is increasingly important to healthcare consumers. Bundled payments for

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