The Data Narrative

How many business and financial decisions are made every day based on data? I would suggest that any CFO would have their head handed to them, should they present to the CEO financial forecasts without supporting data. Remember Andy Rooney from 60 Minutes fame? You can hear him say in his distinctive voice, “Why do […]

COVID-19 Vaccination FAQ’s

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has prepared a list of FAQs to help educate the public on various aspects of COVID-19 vaccination. This article features some of these FAQs.

Solutions Learned Beyond the Status Quo

MBA invites subject matter expert on clinical health plan management; not the status quo! 21st century health plan solutions were discussed on May 10th in Omaha Employers who attended left knowing the status quo or “legacy best practices” has not worked. The discussion using science, mathematics and technology and how it can dramatically change how […]

Bewildering and Impersonal. That’s in the past.

How much time does your HR department allocate to handle and assist with employees requests for help with navigating your healthcare plan? For millions of people in our country, trying to get the healthcare they need is a challenging and expensive journey. We are of the belief that healthcare doesn’t need to be that way. […]

Care Coordination Will Reset Your Trend

Apta Health is the last healthcare program you will ever need. We make self-funding easy for mid-market employer groups. Our proprietary offering packages the best vendors in the self-funding space with a Care Coordination model that will reset your health plan trend and allow you to control the future of your benefit plan. Apta Health […]

Administering Benefits: One-on-one for Better Results

Effective communication with employees about their benefits is essential since many employers are offering more voluntary benefits, health care costs are rising and employee decisions are becoming more consumer-driven. Work-site communication programs that involve one-on-one guidance help employees make the best decisions regarding their employer-sponsored benefits. Group Discussions versus One-on-one Guidance Traditionally, employees are enrolled […]

“Tis” the season for Benefit Elections

Twas the night before open enrollment and you should always elect benefits during open enrollment to ensure you get the coverage you need; however, once enrolled in health coverage like a cafeteria or Section 125 plan, you are unable to change your elections until the plan year ends. But sometimes qualified life events occur, allowing […]

Examining Narrow Provider Networks

Examining Narrow Provider Networks In recent years, narrow networks have gained popularity. Narrow networks are health plans that offer their subscribers a limited choice in health care providers. Health plans contract with a small group of doctors, specialists and hospitals, and those entities are then considered in-network. Because all plan participants are directed toward certain […]