Actuarial and Finance

Deep In-House Actuarial Services to Guide Your Plan

When it comes to managing rising healthcare costs, Alera Group offers the actuarial and finance expertise you can count on to optimize your benefits plan and drive value to your organization and employees.

Alera Group’s dedicated actuarial team can help you:

  • Develop program strategy with a long-term view of costs and potential claims liability
  • Determine the impact of program and vendor changes
  • Set program budgets for planning and reporting, and monitor emerging experience against budget
  • Analyze claims experience and population health trends
  • Support for retiree plans, including an analysis of creditable coverage, retiree drug subsidy (RDS) attestations and actuarial valuations.

 

Financial Management Approach

Alera Group offers comprehensive financial management services and analysis across all aspects of your benefits program, including:

Program Strategy

Develop a baseline of long-term costs and potential cost variability. Assess the potential impact of a program strategy and vendor changes and conduct a risk assessment.

Cost Projections

Develop and update budget projections, set rates and provide long-term cost projections.

Plan Governance

Provide regular monitoring and an executive dashboard, identify key cost drivers and conduct large claims reporting.

Financial Reporting & Reserving

Establish incurred but not paid (IBNP) reserve, conduct retiree medical valuations and provide quarterly financial reporting support.

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EXPERT EDUCATION

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Employee Benefits

Q1 Compliance Update

Alera Group's quarterly employee benefits compliance roundup will help you stay current on the latest national regulatory developments impacting employers.

March 5, 2024 at 01:00 pm CT | Virtual

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Employee Benefits

How Voluntary Benefits Inspire Employee Loyalty

Presenters will show you how to use these benefits to meet the needs of both your business and employees, driving retention and saving money. 

March 21, 2024 at 01:00 pm CT | Virtual

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HIPAA Privacy and Security Overview

Join our compliance experts for an overview of HIPAA’s Privacy and Security Rules.

April 2, 2024 at 01:00 pm CT | Virtual

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THOUGHT LEADERSHIP

Insights

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Webinar: Weight-Loss Drugs and Group Health Plans | Alera Group

Rising pharmacy costs are among the chief drivers of healthcare expenses for employers and employees, thanks largely to a surge in use of drugs you’ve seen advertised in those ubiquitous commercials. Given the cost of such drugs and their mixed record of success, employers and employees should exercise caution.

February 6, 2024

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Employee Benefits

Employers, Employees and Job-Flexibility Tradeoffs

Faced with one of contemporary business’s most prominent dilemmas – allow work from home or insist on return to work? – employers and employees alike must come to terms with an axiom: Life is a series of tradeoffs. Join us on Thursday, January 18, for "The Value of Flexible Work: Alera Group’s Tradeoff Study."

January 11, 2024

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Employee Benefits

A Cautionary Tale: Self-Funded Plan Administrators Must Meaningfully and Effectively Communicate With Plan Participants and Their Providers on Appeal

This alert is of interest to employers who sponsor self-funded health plans.

January 9, 2024

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Legal Alert: Agencies Provide Updated County Data for Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services and Guidance

On November 28, 2023, the Department of Labor (DOL), Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and Health and Human Services (HHS), collectively known as the Tri-Agencies, issued Part 63 of their FAQ series regarding implementation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021.

December 18, 2023

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