When it comes to the health care industry in Kansas City, there are some big players—Cerner Corp., Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas City and several hospital systems. These organizations are often in the headlines.
Yet some smaller companies are carving a niche for themselves by providing patient-centered care in their own way. (more…)
Small companies need every advantage they can get to attract and retain the best and brightest employees. For decades, smaller companies who have chosen not to offer group health plans have competed by giving employees the option of choosing their own insurance on the open market. Then, after verifying the premium cost, the employer reimbursed the employee or paid the premium directly. (more…)
With health care reform dominating our attention and health insurance costs dominating our insurance benefits budgets, the time spent on the management of other benefits, such as dental and disability, can become limited. (more…)