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Risk Strategies Company Acquires Dubraski & Associates, Strengthens National Healthcare Practice

Risk Strategies Company, a national insurance brokerage and risk management firm headquartered in Boston, today announced it has acquired Dubraski…

Risk Strategies Acquires Dubraski & Associates in California

Insurance Journal Risk Strategies Co. has acquired San Diego, Calif.-based Dubraski & Associates Insurance Services, a national brokerage and consulting…

Risk Strategies Snatches up California Insurance Brokerage Firm

Boston Business Journal Risk Strategies has acquired San Diego-based brokerage and consulting firm Dubraski & Associates Insurance Services for an…

Broker Acquires Health Care Specialty Agency

Business Insurance In a statement Tuesday, Risk Strategies said the purchase is “a huge step forward” in its efforts “to…

Risk Strategies Company Acquires Re-Solutions Intermediaries, LLC, Enhances Reinsurance Brokerage Business

Risk Strategies Company, a privately held, rapidly growing national insurance brokerage and risk management firm, today announced it has augmented…

Risk Strategies Co. Acquires Health Care Reinsurance Specialists

Business Insurance Risk Strategies Co. Inc. said Monday that it has acquired reinsurance specialist Re-Solutions Intermediaries L.L.C. Terms of the…

Risk Strategies Acquires Minnesota-Based Re-Solutions Intermediaries

Insurance Journal Risk Strategies Co., a privately held, national insurance brokerage and risk management firm, has acquired Re-Solutions Intermediaries LLC,…

Risk Strategies Company Acquires Reinsurance Specialist

Captive Insurance Times Risk Strategies Company has expanded its reinsurance and healthcare business with the acquisition of Re-Solutions Intermediaries.

Are Insurers Ditching PPOs?

Healthcare Drive “In the large group market, traditional PPO offerings have been on the decline for the last several years…

Healthcare Risk Management Review

Risk Strategies acquires rival broker University Health Plans The company said the move adds significantly to the company's leading Higher…

Becker’s ACA Review

14 healthcare thought leaders on President Trump's executive order on the ACA John Greenbaum. National Practice Leader of Employee Benefits…

Risk Strategies Company Enhances National Health Care Practice Expertise with Acquisition of Cornerstone Professional Liability

Risk Strategies Company today announced the acquisition of Cornerstone Professional Liability Consultants. Based in Philadelphia, the insurance brokerage specializes in…

Tips for How Small Businesses Can Respond to Data Risk Privacy Risk Management

According to a Business Insurance poll of business owners and risk managers, cyber security and data privacy have taken the…

Tailored Stop-Loss Program Reduces Health System’s Annual Premium

SOLUTION The critical components of a successful self-funded medical plan are ensuring funding rates are adequate, developing the appropriate plan…

Web-Based Reverse Auction

For Full Service Health System Risk Strategies leverages knowledge, experience and technology to generate maximum savings on ancillary benefits. SOLUTION…

Retirement Plan Lawsuits: Preparing for the Storm

Scanning internet news headlines on any given day will quickly confirm we live in litigious times; especially when it comes…

The Keys To Better Loss Control

 The secrets to effective Loss Control are simply the three C's: Commitment Customize Create a Calendar The devil, of course,…

A peek into the back room

When we talk with clients and prospects about their benefits program, there’s an understandably large percentage of the conversation that…

The Changing Healthcare Landscape

CVS to Buy Aetna for $69 Billion in a Deal That May Reshape the Health Industry - The New York…

M&A: The need for speed matched with evolving insurance product

Mergers and acquisitions are heating up – and competition is fierce. With the uptick in activity, private equity firms are…

Introduction to Cornerstone, The Medical Malpractice Insurance Specialist

As a health care specialty broker, Cornerstone has extensive experi­ence in providing health care organizations with a myriad of customized…

Medical Malpractice: 5 Questions a Med Mal carrier should be asked as part of your due diligence

Medical Malpractice (aka Professional Liability) insurance is one of the most vital and expensive insurance coverages physicians carry and is…

Medical Malpractice: 5 Benefits of a proprietary Medical Malpractice insurance program for your ACO

ACOs were established to allow physicians, hospitals and other health care providers join together to deliver coordinated care and reduce…

Fertile grounds for benefits improvement

A recent New York Times article says that, for the second year in a row, the US fertility rate hit…

Changing Regulations, Rising Costs Require Smarter Insight on Student Health Plans

Regulatory uncertainties of the Affordable Care Act, loosening of regulations by the federal government and the subsequent exemptions being allowed,…

Is a Group Medical Stop-Loss Captive Right for You?

As a mid-size employer, choosing the right healthcare plan for your company can be a complicated decision that can affect…

Get Smarter on Health Care costs

Since the 1970’s, we’ve experimented with HMOs, PPOs, the Affordable Care Act, with the goal of controlling premium costs. Some…

Evaluating Your Medical Plan Offering(s): Part One – Plan Values

Have you ever wondered if your company offers the right mix of medical plans? You know your deductible, copays, and…

Think You’re Safe from Cyber Risk? Think Again

When a private equity firm acquires a company, whether it’s a billion-dollar tech company or a mid-sized pizza franchise, the…

The internet of (insecure) things - a looming risk in health care?

Technology industry research and advisory firm Gartner estimates that there will be 20.4 billion connected Internet of Things devices (IoT)…

Prescribing Carve-Outs Without Side Effects

Evaluating the advantages or disadvantages of bundling medical and pharmacy benefits under one carrier/PBM can be a complex undertaking.  The…

Medical Professional Liability Specialist Chris Haas Joins Risk Strategies National Health Care Practice

 Risk Strategies, a privately held, rapidly growing national insurance brokerage and risk management firm, today announced the hiring of industry…

Student Health Plan Specialist Boyce Morin Joins Risk Strategies’ University Health Plans Specialty Division

A veteran of the health insurance industry, Boyce joins University Health Plans from Aetna Student Health, the largest student health…

Short-Term Disability for Pro Athletes

In the high-stakes world of professional sports, where a player’s entire career can come crashing to a halt with a…

New Legislation a Hiccup for the Gig Economy?

What do Uber drivers, hair dressers, Amazon delivery drivers and home healthcare workers all have in common? Most of them…

Risk Strategies picks up P&C employee benefits firm in Dallas

Insurance Business Magazine Founded in 2017 by Gary Griffith and Travis King, RiskPro Global Partners focuses on industries such as…

Risk Strategies Appoints Mark Manzi as National Brokerage Leader

Risk Strategies, a privately held, rapidly growing national insurance brokerage and risk management firm, today announced it has appointed Mark…

Affordable Care Act Deregulation and Student Health Insurance Plans

Treatment of Student Health Insurance Plans Student Health Insurance Plans (SHIPs) have been in a regulatory quandary since passage of…

Risk Strategies Appoints Manzi as National Brokerage Leader

Insurance Journal Manzi, an industry veteran with 30 years of experience placing and negotiating coverage, began his career at Marsh…

Business Insurance: Comings & Goings

Business Insurance RSC Insurance Brokerage Inc. named Boston-based Mark Manzi to be national brokerage leader. Previously, Mr. Manzi was property/casualty division leader…

The Ethical and Economic Debate of Innovative Medicine

When news broke in November that a scientist in China had created the world’s first genetically engineered babies, the questions…

Have you been checking boxes at renewal or checking for appropriate coverage terms?

Don’t just check boxes – check for the right terms Benefit professionals and advisors are facing numerous challenges entering 2019. …

ALL Employers should have a Leave of Absence Policy

Employees taking a leave of absence (LOA) will very often find their employers lack a formal policy addressing continuation of…

Employee Benefit Considerations in M&A Deals Part 2

Despite building economic turbulence entering 2019, it looks to be another banner year for M&A deals due to ongoing, unprecedented…

Manzi named national brokerage leader at Risk Strategies

New England Real Estate Journal He came to Risk Strategies through its 2015 acquisition of health care specialty brokerage Dubraski & Associates, where…

Cost of Medical Innovation Stresses Insurers

Advances in medicine to treat once-incurable diseases offer new hope to millions of people around the world. But the high…

Strategies for Crafting Stop-Loss Contracts

Healthcare Financial Management Association The traditional solutions for healthcare companies that opt to self-insure their employee health plans are quickly…

University Research Suffers Losses During Shutdowns

The partial government shutdown – now the longest in U.S. history – has both immediate and long-term consequences for universities…