Private Exchanges Debated; Fully Insured or Self-Funded?

Should large employers offering employee health plans through a private exchange be doing so on a self-funded or fully insured basis, or should they be bothering with this new concept at all?

According to an article in Health Insurance Exchange, that was a topic for discussion at the recent Self-Insurance Institute of America’s 33rd annual National Education Conference & Expo in Chicago.

Several industry representatives discussed the pros and cons of private exchange companies, whether benefits offered through these exchanges should be fully-insured or self funded and if the exchanges will save employers money in the long run. -See the full story at Health Insurance Exchange.