Alternatives for Lowering Employee Benefit Costs Related to Self-Funding Provided in Seminar by The Partners Group

Advantages of self-funded health plans will also be discussed including how more and more companies are able to take this cost-effective route. 

Portland, OR – June 5th, 2014 – The Partners Group plans to host a seminar on innovative and cost-saving options for employers of 150 or more employees who are either already self-insured or considering the option. This seminar will take place on June 17th, 2014 in Portland, OR, June 18th in Bellevue, WA, and also on June 19th, 2014 in Bend, OR.

According to Gary Alton, Managing Partner of the Employee Benefits Division at The Partners Group, “We’re excited to share real-life success stories from our clients who have experienced significant and immediate costs savings on their health plans through a proprietary pharmacy option.” Strategies for controlling and protecting against high-cost claims, as well as tools for improving workforce health through population health and wellness management strategies will also be discussed.

The outline of the presentation will include the following:

  • Advantages of Self-Funded Health Plans: How more and more companies are able to take this cost-effective route.
  • Real life success stories of significant plan savings — via a proprietary pharmacy option.
  • Protecting self-funded plans from high dollar claims — with a pioneering stop loss program.
  • Controlling high-cost claims — through plan design and proprietary programs.
  • Drive employee engagement to improve workforce health — through population and wellness health management strategies.

Where & When:
June 17th, 2014 – Portland, 7:30-9:00am: OMA Conference Center, 11740 SW 68th Pkwy.
June 18th, 2014 – Bellevue, 7:30-9:00am: The Partners Group, 14432 SE Eastgate Way, Ste. 400
June 19th, 2014 – Bend, 7:30-9:00am: The Oxford Hotel, 10 NW Minnesota Ave.

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The Partners Group, with offices in Bellevue, WA, plus Portland and Bend, OR, is an independent, locally-owned financial and insurance consulting firm with services including employee benefit consulting, risk management, wealth management, commercial and personal insurance. The Partners Group serves successful individuals and businesses throughout the Pacific Northwest. For more information, visit . 503-241-9550 or 425-455-5640.

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Employee Benefits

The Employee Benefits Division of The Partners Group serves the employee benefit needs of over 500 West Coast employers, with offices in Portland, Lake Oswego, and Bend, OR; Bellevue, WA; and Bozeman MT. Our benefits consulting team specializes in providing a highly-consultative approach coupled with problem-solving wellness analytics, to help employers reduce healthcare costs, improve employee health, and create long-term health plan stability.

Business Consulting

The Business Consulting Division of The Partners Group is dedicated to consulting with healthcare systems and jumbo employers to manage the health and well being of their employees, families, and communities. Our focus is to provide an innovative, solution-oriented service that capitalizes on data to pinpoint potential problems. Whether it be uncovering potential sources of escalating healthcare costs, or other anomalies in data, this service provides endless, problem-solving advantages to a variety of industries.

Commercial Insurance

The Partners Group Commercial Insurance Division manages the business risks for hundreds of employers. We provide an unmatched depth and breadth in commercial insurance and risk management services combined with extraordinary people who possess an unusual ability to connect on a personal level. We work hard to understand the unique risks and exposures of your business, and identify the solutions to provide the right coverage for the right price. As an independent company The Partners Group can tailor solutions to work specifically for you, even creating new policies and programs, if that’s what you need.

Private Client Services

The Partners Group Private Client Services Division advises business owners and high income shareholder groups comprising just over 3,200 successful individuals, families and medical professionals on investment services, retirement planning, and personal insurance. We’ve been in business for over 30 years as a privately held company based in the Northwest, and we’re here to stay. Additionally, we are not tied to products and plans. We provide various platforms and a multitude of options to fit your needs, which can change over time as your life changes. When you work with TPG Private Client Services, you’re dealing with the shareholders of this firm, and we are honored to play a role your life, your family’s lives, and your next generation’s lives.