Storms present surprise challenges for employers self-funding benefits

Bradford, Michael
October 2005
Business Insurance;10/31/2005, Vol. 39 Issue 44, p4
Provides information on the challenges posed by Hurricane Katrina to self-insured employers discussed during the 25th Annual National Educational Conference & Expo of the Self-Insurance Institute of America held in Charlotte, North Carolina from October 18 to 21, 2005. Concerns regarding employers affected by the storm raised by third-party claims administrator; Increase in rates for stop-loss insurance due to the storm in 2006; Estimated percentage of reserves that reinsurers will use up in response to hurricane-related claims. INSET: SIIA hosts Mardi Gras party in Charlotte, N.C..


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