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New Benefits Administrator Expands edHEALTH Reach Nationally
Jul 22

edHEALTH is now available throughout the country. For 2019, we entered into an agreement with Trustmark Health Benefits, a national employee benefits company. The company has access to over 60 carrier-owned and provider-sponsored networks. These include Aetna, Cigna, Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield of New York, Anthem Blue Cross of California, and Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Georgia.

Trustmark Health Benefits uses a customized approach to determine which networks best meets the needs of new clients. They evaluate network panel scope, how strongly the network and types of care align with the client’s utilization patterns, and financial value. These findings are provided to the new member organization, edHEALTH, and Spring Consulting for final network determination.

This same customized approach is used for plan design. Like all member organizations, the school determines its plan type offerings, copay, coinsurance, and deductible amounts. CoreSource supports a variety of plan types including Preferred Provider Organizations (PPOs), Exclusive Provider Organizations (EPOs – an HMO-like plan without a gatekeeper), and Qualified High-Deductible Health Plans (QHDHPs). Bottom line - the school receives a tailored program that meets its needs.

October 2020 edHEALTH newsletter

Oct 12
October 2020 edHEALTH newsletter

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Actuaries’ Advice: Don't Leave Money on the Table

Nov 10
Don't Leave Money on the Table: Self-Insurance Saves Money

Educational institutions with fully insured health insurance arrangements for their employees are leaving money on the table, according to Steven Keshner, Se...

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To Effectively Engage Your Employees, Focus on The Message

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Bob Simpson

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2020 in Review and Looking Ahead

Jan 13
Polina Kovaleva 2021 image

Dear Colleagues,Finally, it’s 2021!What a challenging year 2020 was for the education industry. COVID-19 placed immense financial burdens on educational inst...

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Healthcare Costs Have Plummeted; What’s Next?

Jun 24
KFF May 2020 Tracking Poll

As the medical community sought to increase hospital capacity to serve COVID-19 patients, reduce the spread of COVID-19, and follow social distancing mandate...

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How edHEALTH’s Captive Risk Financing Options Work

Nov 22
edHEALTH's Captive Risk Management Options

Under edHEALTH’s captive, member organizations pick their own self-insured retention level based on their risk tolerance, philosophy, financial status, and e...

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The ABCs of Captive Insurance

Nov 20
ABCs of Captive Insurance

Twenty-two colleges, universities, and educational institutions own Educators Health, LLC (edHEALTH), a healthcare collaborative formed to address rising hea...

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Why Vermont? edHEALTH’s Captive Management Leader Explains the Benefits

Oct 7
David White

Inquiring minds want to know: Why is edHEALTH’s stop-loss subsidiary, Educators Health Insurance Exchange, based in Vermont? David White, Vice President for ...

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Jan 11
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Salve Regina Realizes Strong Results and Valuable HR Support

Aug 25
Salve Regina University

With compensation and benefits comprising 60% of Salve Regina University’s budget, Vice President for Administration and Chief Financial Officer, William Hal...

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August 2020 edHEALTH newsletter

Aug 27
August newsletter

Find out how Salve Regina University has realized strong results and valuable HR support; the 5 reasons healthcare costs could accelerate and how edHEALTH is...

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For the First Time, Plan Designs Informed by High-Performance Analysis

Dec 14
Population health initiative reaps better care and value

One of edHEALTH’s strategic initiatives is population health – working together to improve our member schools’ faculty, staff, and family health outcomes to ...

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November 2020 edHEALTH Newsletter

Nov 17
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Find out:About the hidden effects of reduced 2020 healthcare costs and bold solutions that can help address the financial challenges aheadWhy educational ins...

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Share-it Employee Engagement Communications

Mar 30
edHEALTH employee engagement share-it communications

edHEALTH provides share-it employee engagement communications to help member school employees navigate and maximize their healthcare benefits. Check out thes...

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How to survive the pandemic: The team shares our strategies and supports local food pantries

Dec 14
edHEALTH Team

Food, binging favorite shows, self-care, appreciating what we have, and giving back are some of the ways the edHEALTH team is getting through these difficult...

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December 2020 edHEALTH Newsletter

Dec 15
Happy Holidays

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