By: Rob Hamilton, EVP of Sales & Marketing The health care benefits landscape is becoming increasingly difficult for employers to navigate, especially as insurance premiums continue to rise and unemployment rates maintain record lows. The recommendations made by a benefits advisor can make or break an employer’s health care plan. […]
By: Mike Schroeder, President Are you perplexed by this question: is your company’s health benefits plan fully insured or self-funded? If you answered yes, you’re not alone in your uncertainty. You might think, of course my company offers health insurance and our employees contribute by paying a monthly premium to […]
September 17, 2019 – LAKEWOOD, OH – Roundstone, a Lakewood-based health insurance provider specializing in self-funded group captive solutions, is proud to announce the launch of its newly redesigned website at roundstoneinsurance.com. The new site features a streamlined, modern design, improved navigation and easy access to essential information to help […]
By Mike Schroeder, President As we enter the busy season of securing renewal business while also striving to acquire new clients, I’d like to take just a minute to remind you— Roundstone is here to help. It is our number one goal to assist our benefit advisors and their clients […]
By: Nate Szabo, Cost Containment Consultant High drug costs affect more than just the individuals filling their prescriptions each month. Employers offering private health insurance and benefits to their employees take on much of the expense associated with high pharmacy bills. In fact, over the last two years, prescription drugs […]
Digestive diseases, or gastrointestinal disorders, are ailments of the digestive tract, including the esophagus, stomach, intestines, liver, pancreas, and gallbladder. These diseases have become a growing problem in the United States, placing a financial burden on individuals as well as their employer-sponsored health insurers. Digestive disorders are responsible for an extraordinary number of clinical visits and hospitalizations each year. In fact, the Massachusetts Medical Society estimates that overall annual expenditures for digestive disease care totaled more than $136 billion.
While a liver transplant surgery is the second most common transplant surgery after the kidney, it is not a common health care condition faced by a majority of Americans. According to the United Network for Organ Sharing, less than 1% of the U.S. population has had an organ transplant. These surgeries are only necessary after every other treatment option has been exhausted and/or completely ruled out. Needless to say, it can be overwhelming to navigate through the process of selecting the right path of care to get the best possible outcome.
By: Book Chrobak, Health Analytics Manager As health prices continue to rise and health insurance premiums soar past inflation, Americans across the country are looking for new ways to save money on their healthcare. However, many individuals have no insight into the costs of treatment. Healthcare has historically held itself […]
By: Alice Sabo, Marketing Manager This past May, Roundstone hosted its annual Medical Captive Forum (MCF) at the Global Center for Health Innovation in downtown Cleveland, Ohio. This year, over 300 attendants came together to explore innovative healthcare solutions. The premier educational event—open to small-to-middle market employers and their benefits […]