Panel Blog Series: Alternative Funding Methods

Panel Blog Series: Alternative Funding Methods

by AJ Somaini, Pharmacy Consultant, and Steve Tardanico, Executive Vice President at Reimbursement Specialists, Inc.; EBS Gillette event session leaders

It has been almost a decade since the Affordable Care Act (ACA) was passed by Congress, and with the tighter regulations imposed on health plans came just as many alternative funding methods designed to offset the monetary detriment to employer sponsored health plans caused by the ACA. Among trends like captives, private exchanges, and partially self-funded plans, came two more focused solutions: Rx Carve Outs and Participating Funding Arrangements (PFA).

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Panel Blog Series: Navigating the Evolving Regulatory Landscape of Leave Management Programs

Panel Blog Series: Navigating the Evolving Regulatory Landscape of Leave Management Programs

There may be a lull right now in statehouses around the country, but when the 2020 legislative sessions ramp up, expect a flurry of Paid Family and Medical Leave bills. There certainly was in 2019. Get ready for more of the same next year. Will your state be the next one to pass mandatory PFML laws?  Or will 2020 be the year that Congress finally adopts a national program?  And what does all this mean for employers?

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