Employee Benefits News2019-02-21T17:14:23-08:00

Myth Busters: What impact is COVID-19 going to have on employer expenses?

Kim Seely, Managing Director of Employee Benefits and Case Escher, Managing Partner of Healthcare Analytics, discuss what impact COVID-19 will have on employer expenses.

Your ‘Families First Coronavirus Response Act’ Questions Answered

On March 18, 2020, the Families First Coronavirus Response Act was signed into law. The bill provides paid sick leave and free coronavirus testing, expands food assistance and unemployment benefits, and requires employers to provide additional protections for health care workers. More about the bill

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Oregon Health Insurers Agree to Plan Design Changes for Coronavirus

Last Thursday Governor Kate Brown announced that Oregon had reached an agreement with some private health insurance companies to waive copays, coinsurance, and deductibles for Oregonians who undergo testing for COVID-19. The agreement will apply to a vaccine for the virus if one becomes available but does not apply to prescription […]

Introducing the One Partner Advantage

When Bruce Kerr and Rod Cruickshank founded The Partners Group, they were a small consulting team focused on serving the employee benefits and individual insurance needs of Oregonians.

Over 30 years later, we have 165+ employees in offices throughout the Pacific Northwest. As one of the largest independent […]

The Partners Group Named in Business Insurance’s Annual Best Places to Work in Insurance

Award Recognizes Outstanding Employers in the Insurance Industry

Portland, OR, September 23, 2019 – Last week Business Insurance announced its annual “Best Places to Work in Insurance” list, which recognizes employers for their outstanding performance in establishing workplaces where employees can thrive, enjoy their work, and help their companies grow. The […]

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.