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 34,000 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:
“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
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,...
Consumer out-of-pocket spending on healthcare was projected to hit almost $500 billion in 2021 – and is expected to reach nearly $800 billion in 2026, according to healthcare market research group Kalorama Information. “Salary growth will continue to lag healthcare...
Patients in healthcare are often confused by the healthcare system, unsure where to go or who to trust. In fact, 3 in 4 American patients leave the doctor’s office confused, and do more research, according to a survey of 1,000 U.S. adults. So, if they’re...
As a trusted, objective partner for more than 300 self-funded employers and their consultants, The Alliance is improving access to high-value healthcare for more than 105,000 lives – and we’ve been doing it for more than 30 years. Our vast experience with...