I believe this is the same as a “self-funded insurer.”
The company insures their own emplyees through a risk fund.
On the Family Medicine Education Consortium, look under News and Resources and then videos, webinars and podcasts. There you will find
“Engaging Employers to grow your practice” as well as a couple of other educational items.
Most is common sense but you can always learn something.
Advice is given to join the Business Coalition on Health (in your respective community) as well as the so-called “City Club” , Service Club, etc.
Reference is made as to make sure the employer is aligned with the physician’s goals as the physician is looking for a long term relationship.
I believe the video said…3 year comittement between physician and employer.
If there is a high employee turnover, that is a warning sign that it would be more difficlt for a DPC physician to work with that employer…since…
health measures are advised to be done by the physician…that the employees have their diabetes under control, did not have to go to the E.R. or Urgent care, did not miss as many days from work…all the basic common sense things.
It is harder to track health improvement data if there is much employee turnover.
DPC physician is looking to go back to the employer after a year or two and say…look…
I saved you money doing this…I saved you money doing that…
and the employees’ health improved because of this.
These are things that I have seen in the East…I believe Mr. Constantz had worked in Upstate N.Y. as well as Blue Cross of Massachusetts.
I am not so sure these things would fly in California since the market is so entrenched with insurance giants.
But, it could if there were smaller businesses.
Hope that is clearer.