The ShiftShapers Podcast

It often seems as though the world of employee benefits is exempt from many of the forces that impact other industries. Kara Trott, Founder & CEO of Quantum Health, knows that is not true, and that much of what happen in other industries - especially retail sales - can help us to improve our industry and the client experience we provide.

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Hobson Carroll joins us today to explain why he describes a part of the current system as “organized crime" and why networks are like "The Emperor's New Clothes". He also shares his views on self funding, reference-based pricing and transparency in the marketplace. We will explore strategies that you can use to help your clients navigate  the current healthcare system.

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More and more advisors are considering different types of self-insured financing mechanisms for clients - especially in the mid to large market space. A Captive adds a few components that help to create a comfort level with clients making the change to self insurance.

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David Houle reminds us that the shift in today’s healthcare started long before the Affordable Care Act. In this wide-ranging discussion, we end by looking at the past to give us a clearer indication of the future, including some thoughts about initiatives, technologies and new ways of thinking that have the potential to lower costs and increase its efficiency. 

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