Should You Consider Self-Funding?

If you are a public sector employer of 200 or more benefit-eligible employees, self-funding, or self-insuring your medical and pharmacy plan(s) is an essential option to consider. Let’s compare fully insured to self-insured plans: Fully Insured Self-Insured •       Insurance company dictates the cost of the monthly premium to the employer •       Employee/Employer pays a set monthly premium •       Insurance company … Read More

Are You in the Right Health Insurance Pool?

For more than 30 years, Valley Schools has served school districts and other governmental agencies in administrative, financial or public service positions, providing our more than 35,000 members with the absolute best pricing in employee benefits and affordable, group health insurance coverage to better support their financial freedom and well-being. There are key components that set us apart from other … Read More

After the Holidays, What’s Next?

It’s not just cooler temperatures that are in the air (summer won’t be here again for another six months, thank goodness!) but the anticipation of another holiday season. As 2018 comes to an end, employees across Arizona are looking to 2019. The holidays remind us that our health and well-being are of the utmost importance, and only a month or … Read More