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Our healthcare team has expansive market access to specialized carriers who are dedicated to finding coverage for the most complex of healthcare industry risks.

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Property + Casualty

Our proven, longstanding commitment to serving the healthcare industry has allowed us to forge solid relationships with top-tiered, A-rated carriers. Together, we work collaboratively to help our retail brokers and agents secure the most comprehensive and competitive coverage for their healthcare clients.

Our team of healthcare industry specialists place more than $400 million in premium each year, making us a leading distributor of specialty insurance products for the healthcare industry. As one of the largest wholesale insurance brokers, we have expansive market access to specialized carriers who are dedicated to finding coverage for the most complex of healthcare risks – in both domestic and international markets.

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Group Benefits

AmWINS Group Benefits provides benefit professionals with the power to solve complex issues for their healthcare clients. Our specialization model delivers a broad spectrum of products and services that put providers back in control by empowering them to better manage employee health while becoming a provider to the communities they serve.

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London Expertise

As a company, we have built specialized solutions for unique problems, and our healthcare practice uses the expertise of our London-based colleagues at THB Group to market on behalf of our U.S. retail clients. This gives our retail partners the assurance that we are using the full resources within the AmWINS organization to solve their clients’ problems.

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Recent Insights

Property & Casualty, Casualty, Healthcare (P&C)

3 Factors Threatening the Nursing Home Liability Market

12/13/16

With ample capacity in nursing home and long-term care liability insurance, competition remains strong among carriers. However, the convergence of three separate events are threatening to create a perfect storm in the marketplace.

Group Benefits, Public Entity (Benefits)

Common-Sense Ways for Public Entity Clients to Lower Health Plan Expenses and Reduce Liabilities

Monitoring soaring employee and retiree health benefit costs and providing cost control solutions have never been more important than today in the public sector. Public entities that explore both alternative insurance structures and administrative enhancements can turn this challenge into an opportunity.

Group Benefits, Voluntary Benefits

What is Critical Illness Insurance?

A common misconception that critical illness insurance is enhanced or supplemental medical coverage for an individual diagnosed with a condition such as cancer differs from the reality that this is a financial benefit.

Group Benefits

Three Key Components that Help Employees on the Path to Wellness and Productivity

Physical, mental and financial burdens add to an employee's stress, impacting wellness and productivity. Savvy employers are taking steps to address these sources of tension with wellness programs.

Group Benefits, Self-funding

ACA Costs and Regulations Drive Self-Funding Down Market

The right self-funded medical plan can provide smaller employers with the same health care advantages already being realized by their larger counterparts. 

Group Benefits, Self-funding

Everything Self-funded Employers Need to Know About Contraception Coverage But Are Afraid to Ask

Given the headlines regarding the issue of providing contraception coverage, brokers may be wondering how their self-funded clients fit into the puzzle. While there is no simple answer, an explanation of how these recent events currently affect self-insured employers and Third Party Administrators (TPAs) might shed some light on the situation.

Group Benefits, Self-funding

Four Reasons Why Reference Based Pricing Could Become the Norm for Self-Insured Employer Groups

Ever increasing health care costs are a concern for both employers and their employees today. One of the factors driving health care costs ever skyward is the lack of standardized pricing for services and procedures performed on a daily basis across the country. Closing the gap with reference-based pricing could help reduce that price variance.

Group Benefits

The Six Attributes of a Highly Successful Broker-MGU Relationship

Working with a Managing General Underwriter (MGU) can be one of your most beneficial relationships, helping you build your book while addressing your clients’ major insurance issues. However, selecting the right MGU partner is important. 

Group Benefits, Self-funding

How Less Can Be More for Stop-Loss Insurance Programs

What is a stop-loss coalition? Whether you call it a preferred partner arrangement, stop-loss panel or block consolidation, this arrangement consolidates insurance by reducing the number of vendors used. This strategy, when executed efficiently, comes with a variety of benefits.

Group Benefits, Self-funding

3 Ways Brokers Can Ensure a Positive Insurance Claims Experience for Self-Funded Clients

02/25/16

Experts warn that under the Affordable Care Act, the number of catastrophic losses will only worsen. Brokers need to ask themselves how they can become advocates for and protect the budgets of their self-funded employers as a growing number must pay catastrophic claims?

Transportation

CAB Usage in Underwriting Truckers

Finding coverage for an experienced motor carrier with an above average safety history should be an easy task. However, coverage is often determined by the way a risk is presented - and interpreted. Usage of tools like Central Analysis Bureau (CAB) reports can.

Healthcare (P&C)

Two Tips for Senior Care Facilities to Reduce Insurance Risk Due to Soaring Number of Elderly Baby Boomers

In the next 15 years, the population of seniors will nearly double, with more than 20% of the population being 65 or older. With loss rates per occupied bed, claim frequency, and claim severity on the rise, this changing landscape will have a huge impact on senior care facilities.

Transportation

FMCSA Considers Comments on Minimum Responsibility Limits

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is considering a proposal for regulations that would increase the minimum insurance limits for motor carriers - a change that could significantly affect smaller trucking companies.

Property & Casualty, Casualty, Transportation

3 Problems Motor Carriers Face with the SMS Model

Motor carriers must continually battle the Safety Measurement System (SMS) and the public misperception its data creates, which often leads to higher premiums and difficulty obtaining coverage. Is there a clear solution to the problem?