The Validation Institute Names USI as a 2019 Health Value Award Finalist

Currently in its second year, the Validation Institute’s Health Value Awards program is designed to recognize outstanding services, products and programs across 34 categories spanning the healthcare industry. USI was recently recognized as one of 85 Health Value Award finalists for 2019, for its delivery of innovative Reference Based Reimbursement solutions and services to healthcare…

USI’s 2019 Employee Benefits Outlook

The 2019 Employee Benefits Outlook offers expert insights from USI’s national practice leaders on the trends and market conditions affecting benefit programs. The Outlook provides thoughts and perspectives on trends, topical issues and solutions for consideration, including: How artificial intelligence is increasing the efficiency and effectiveness of HR teams Improving price transparency to manage pharmaceutical costs…

USI Comments on the Rise of Telemedicine

In case you missed it, USI’s national health care practice vice president, Jeff Levy, was featured in Business Insurance Magazine’s November 2018 cover story, “Telemedicine expands care, adds exposures.” In the article, Jeff states, “We’re a mobile society. We are a consumer-driven society. We have to get our health care when it’s convenient for us, not when…

Reference-Based Pricing — A “Transparent” Way of Paying Health Care Providers

By Manoj Rajwani, USI Vice President, Employee Benefits Employers and their employees continue to struggle with skyrocketing health care costs.  The job market is already competitive, and many companies are overwhelmed with  how to manage the benefit costs but still offer a quality program at the same time.  Many of those same organizations are diligent…

USI Northeast Client Hunterdon Medical Center Recognized for Workplace Wellness

USI Northeast is proud to recognize Hunterdon Medical Center on recently winning the Healthcare Heroes Award for Workplace Wellness from NJ Biz! Hunterdon Medical Center is an acute-care hospital located in Flemington, N.J. USI Insurance Services has been managing the employee benefits program, including medical and population health management (PHM), for the past few years.…