Most insurance companies have dirty risk pools because they insure just about everybody – safety-conscious companies and careless companies alike. So premiums are higher for everybody because the pool needs cash to cover the excessive claims of unsafe, careless companies. Companies with track records of safety and low claims...Read more
Insurance isn’t fun. It’s one of business’s necessary evils you hope you never need to use. That’s why most CEOs and CFOs tend to avoid thinking about it. After setting up a plan, they’re locked in and lull themselves into comfortable contentment. They tolerate an annual review, listen to...Read more
How does the Performance Based Insurance (PBI) model differ from the Subsidy Based Insurance (traditional insurance) model? The Performance Based Insurance model requires little or no subsidy to the insurance carrier – it works like this. All companies pay a fixed premium that’s used to run an insurance company....Read more
Executives are often surprised when colleagues mention that they have moved to PBI based plans, and that they have dramatically lowered their premiums. PBI is one of the subjects which will be discussed extensively in this blog. Conventional insurance is called “Guaranteed Cost Insurance.” Companies pay a fixed premium...Read more
Let’s begin with some simple definitions. Subsidy-Based Insurance (SBI) is traditional insurance, insurance coverage where the carrier keeps about 35% of your premium and your business is thrown into a pool of other unknown business, often with a mixed if not problematic loss history. Your rate is determined by...Read more
When employers want to cut their workers’ compensation costs, they work on improving safety programs or training. But have you thought about improving your employee communications? Communications Before the Injury Communicating with employees before a claim occurs may cut workers’ compensation costs. Intracorp, a managed care company, conducted a...Read more
Very few companies self-insure. Even the largest Fortune 500 companies do not self insure, they have Performance Based Insurance programs which include risk transfer features. Depending on their size, they might pay the first million or even first 100 million of every claim. But they’re still transferring the truly...Read more
Long known for innovation, TriPoint has been at the forefront introducing safety, HR consulting and Injury Management services to the CT marketplace. TriPoint introduced the concept of Performance Based Insurance, which pays dividends to companies who have strong safety cultures and control their losses.