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Health and Welfare Consulting

In today’s environment, companies must control their employee benefit costs while maintaining competitive benefit packages in order to attract the best employees. A major area of concern for both prospective employees and the company is the provision of health and welfare benefits. We can assist you in meeting your objective of providing a competitive benefit package while controlling the costs associated with the provision of these benefits. Our consultants are involved in the following traditional areas of health and welfare consulting:

  • Plan design
    • Developing your benefit strategies based on your corporate goals and objectives
    • Analyzing your employee population to determine the most cost-effective and competitive benefit package
    • Conducting market-based and cost-based rate negotiations with each vendor
    • Determining the appropriate funding, contribution, and pricing strategies for each benefit
    • Analyzing your retiree benefits and making recommendations regarding design and funding
  • U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) compliance
    • COBRA
    • HIPAA
    • Reporting and disclosure
  • ERISA/Litigation support – expert witness services