How Does it Work? Self-insured may sound like a contradiction in terms—after all, isn’t the point of insurance to have the financial backing of a major carrier to cover medical expenses? But in reality, self-insured plans can provide all the protection of a fully insured plan while delivering cost efficiencies to employers that those plans cannot.
Last summer, several versions of a healthcare bill were attempted in Congress, but none were successful and the debate still carries on. Regardless of your political affiliation, healthcare is a hot button issue for every American and the policy outlook remains complex.