The Contrarian

Fresh Perspectives and Insights on Health Benefits and Self-Funding
December 16, 2022
As we approach the new year, now is the right time to review the healthcare trends likely to impact your employee benefits. This can be daunting, so we’ve gathered the data for you. Let’s dive right in. The 2023 Global Medical Trends Survey reports that the cost of healthcare on a global level will increase […]
November 22, 2022
No matter where you are in the world, you probably know someone with diabetes. In fact, research suggests that in the United States alone, diabetes affects an estimated 114.4 million Americans, including those that are diagnosed, prediabetics, and undiagnosed diabetics.1 These numbers are expected to grow, with at least 15-30% of pre-diabetics developing type 2 […]
October 28, 2022
If you’re an employer and you don’t know what ‘leveraged trend’ is, you need to learn. It will impact the pricing of every type of health insurance, whether fully-insured, level funded, or self-insured in the coming years. Leveraged trend, in simple terms, is the tendency for large claims to increase at a higher and faster […]

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