Welcome to the new Premier Consulting Associates blog

In 2004, executives from three of the country’s largest third party administrators and insurance companies partnered to establish an independent consulting firm in Amherst, N.Y. — Premier Consulting Associates, LLC.

Today, Premier is a national leader in experience rating and self-funded methodologies, maintaining over $1 billion in insured, self-funded and prescription drug claims. Premier manages over $1 billion in healthcare claims and markets over $10 million in stop loss premiums.

5 Things You Should Know About Premier:

  • We partner with companies of all sizes to manage their healthcare benefits.
  • We are experts in maintaining the balance between cost reduction and employer health plan needs.
  • We specialize in operational procedures and the processes between carriers and third party administrators.
  • Our experienced professionals are industry leaders at evaluating, auditing and assessing community rated, experience rated and self-funded plan administration.
  • We analyze carrier capabilities and programs to match the plan’s needs with the most appropriate designs and strategies.

This blog is a resource.

Our goal at Premier is to make this blog a source for industry information, current news, educational material and upcoming events. You’ll see regular posts containing helpful and insightful information from industry experts relating to a variety of topics, including self-funding, stop-loss insurance, risk management, pharmacy benefits and counseling, wellness and more.

We hope you’ll find these blog posts helpful and useful. If there’s a topic you’d like us to write about, please tweet us at @Premier1416.

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