The Health Plan Management Group at Cook & Company assists
employers in managing and delivering their group health benefits
Drawing on the knowledge gained during our many years in the field and from our broad client base,
we work closely with management and employees to keep them informed
of trends in the health care industry.
At Cook & Company we:
Conduct employee education programs
Cook & Company representatives participate with municipal insurance advisory committees, private sector employee groups, as well as management teams concerning both existing and proposed changes to their benefit structures.
Determine budget and funding forecasts
We provide assistance with budget development as well as continuously tracking actual expenses and analyzing plan funding to assure adequate trust and reserve balances for our clients.
Manage financial negotiations with
Cook & Company participates on behalf of its clients in all renewals and plan design changes with the various carriers and alerts its clients to industry changes which affect their group health plans and their employees.
Conduct plan review
Cook & Company reviews plan design for both costs and coverages and assists employers seeking proposals for new or additional plans or benefits.
Track, file, and recover reinsurance
Cook & Company accumulates claim dollars according to the reinsurance contracts. Once a claim has reached the attachment point, the client is notified. Cook & Company files the claim for recovery and continues to track all filed claims until the client has received the appropriate reimbursements.
Our detail-oriented, professional staff provides active assistance
in maintaining control of health care dollars.