High-Value Health Care
for Self-Funded Employers
We help self-funded employers control costs and uncover serious savings while unlocking improved access to high-value care for employees and their families.
Driving Savings and Quality with Smarter NetworksSM
We develop custom provider networks using a robust pool of 38,000 doctors and health care providers across the Midwest. Through creative, data-driven approaches, these custom provider networks drive real savings that others can’t — or won’t. Our Smarter Networks incentivize higher-quality care by rewarding value over volume. In addition to Smarter Networks, here are a few key things we offer self-funded employers:
Introducing The Premier Network Emerald
by The Alliance
Benefit Programs: How to Choose the Right Partner
2023 Spring Symposium
Commitment to a Healthy Workforce
“What Is Self-Funding — and Is It For Me?”
Under a self-funded or self-insured health plan, employers fund the plan rather than paying a premium to a commercial insurer. For many employers, self-funding can be a better alternative to the traditional fully insured approach, driving greater transparency, control, and cost savings.
Featured Case Study
Walker Forge: Transforming Health Care for their Employees and Their Bottom Line
Walker Forge has done some incredible things since they decided to take charge of their employees' health benefits and become self-funded five years ago, including creating a clinic where employees and their covered family members can receive free care. But that is...
A Repeat Success: How One Employee Made a Big Difference in Her Coworkers’ Health – and Then Did It Again
Transforming health care takes vision, determination, and often a “why not” attitude. In this case, it began in 1991 with a part-time secretary working in occupational health. Over the next 13 years, Traci Rothenburger, now Clinic Manager at Nordic PrivateCare,...
Tailoring Benefit Programs to Meet Employee Needs
Many employees aren’t satisfied with their employer’s benefit plan and feel their plan doesn’t meet their needs. Almost 6 in 10 employees said their employer’s health plan was not aligned with their needs. And only 35% of employees trust their employer to design a...
Switch to Self-funding for Better Benefits at a Lower Cost
As the cost of healthcare continues to rise, many employers are switching to self-funding to manage costs and improve benefits for their employees. An employer’s benefit plan plays a significant role in attracting and retaining talent. That’s why most employers...