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Consulting Services


Strategy Development HIPAA Privacy Compliance
Reducing Benefit Costs Consumer Driven Health Care
Request for Proposals Managed Care
Vendor Performance Audits Insurance Brokerage
Maximizing Effectiveness Mentoring

Expert Witness Testimony


Strategy development:
Providing total benefits strategies which help clients rethink their benefits approach to better align programs with business strategies:

  • Cost management
  • Health care plan design
  • Insurance company/TPA negotiations
  • Data analysis
  • Pricing alternatives
  • HMO/PPO/POS and fee for service
  • HRA and HSA designs
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    Reducing benefit costs:
    Evaluating the cost effectiveness of health plans by determining where cost pressures are coming from and how plan performance compares to other plans.

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    Request for proposals:
    Using competitive marketing practices to help clients verify that their benefit plans' are cost competitive by obtaining written offers that can be evaluated according to the plan sponsor's needs.

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    Vendor performance audits:
    Evaluating vendor performance assures plan sponsors that benefits are not being over paid and artificially raising plan costs.

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    HIPAA Privacy Compliance:
    Helping clients satisfy privacy regulations as required by HIPAA








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    Consumer Driven Health Care:
    Working with clients to evaluate and implement consumer driven health care approaches which shift plans from entitlement to focusing on responsible participation.

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    Managed care:
    Integrating managed care alternatives to achieve quality and cost objectives.

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    Insurance brokerage:
    Assisting clients in the selection and implementation of insurance contracts (fully insured, minimum premium, premium lag, alternative insurance arrangements, etc.).

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    Maximizing Effectiveness:
    Helping clients to achieve accurate and timely payment of all plan benefits whether using an internal process or outside vendor.

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    Mentoring employees:
    Providing support to newly promoted or hired employees which increases their chance for success as they assume positions of greater responsibility.

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    Expert witness testimony:
    Assisting in the resolution of legal disputes by providing testimony based on training and experience.

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    CARLSON’S CONSULTING
    Employee Benefit Solutions
    14523 Muirfield Lane, Suite 100
    Houston, Texas, 77095-3413
    Phone 281-856-8899
    Fax 281-856-0877
    E-Mail:
    TRCARLSON@aol.com
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