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Traditional Insurance Models vs IPMG’s In-Sight 360: What’s the Difference?

Traditional insurance programs have relied on the same siloed model for workers’ compensation, employee benefits, absence management and wellbeing for years, and the results have been consistent: a reactive approach to employee wellbeing and rising costs for employers.

IPMG designed In-Sight 360° to provide a better way.  

Tags: employee benefits

Posted by Gregg Peterson, President/CEO on Oct 31, 2019, 10:11:00 AM
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Community Impact in IPMG’s Enhanced Case Management Program

One of the greatest costs to employers and insurance companies is the cost of poor health of employees and insured.  Most insurance programs aimed at improving health and habits fail to gain traction and often lack established support systems for patients on the path to recovery.  Intervening into someone’s life with suggestions on how to improve their health can be met with dismissal or skepticism, often from the people who need help the most.

Tags: employee benefits, case management

Posted by Kim Gaston, Clinical Field Service Director on Oct 17, 2019, 2:53:11 PM
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How Access to Analytics Improves Insurance Program Costs and Outcomes

For many employers, the spiraling costs associated with employee benefits, workers’ compensation and absenteeism are seen as frustrating but inevitable. They’ve gone up every year, they’ll probably go up again next year — and there’s not a whole lot that can be done about it.

Tags: employee benefits, HR tech

Posted by The IPMG Team on Oct 3, 2019, 2:29:38 PM
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What Not Using Your Vacation Time Costs You

There’s been an unsettling trend in American society that continues to gain popularity every year: American employees aren’t taking their vacation time.

Tags: Workplace Wellbeing, employee benefits

Posted by The IPMG Team on Sep 23, 2019, 4:36:40 PM
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FSA vs HSA – Which One Should You Choose?

With open enrollment approaching, you may be grappling with a decision: should you offer a Flexible Spending Account (FSA) or a Health Savings Account (HSA)?

Tags: employee benefits, flexible spending account

Posted by Pat McLaughlin, VP Director of Operations – EBS on Jul 25, 2019, 11:25:33 AM
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How Proactive Insurance Program Management Leads to Healthier Lifestyles

We strive to be the best possible partner to our clients and to make an impact in the lives of their teams.

When we first developed our enhanced case management program, we did so to create a comprehensive offering that goes beyond reducing expenses and managing claims. From preventative exercises to surgery, recovery and ongoing monitoring, enhanced case management helps individuals establish positive habits and make good health a lifestyle.

Tags: risk management, case management

Posted by Kim Gaston, Clinical Field Service Director on Jul 11, 2019, 1:19:00 PM
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How to Prevent Workplace Bullying

After leaving behind the cliques and gossip of high school, many people forget about the threat and consequences of bullying. Unfortunately, research from a Zogby International Study shows that 35% of U.S. adult employees experience a different kind of bullying — workplace bullying.

Tags: risk management

Posted by Kyle Shell on Jun 27, 2019, 1:31:00 PM
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How to Enhance Public School Security

As gun violence continues to rise in American society, there has been a disturbing increase in school shootings.

Tags: workplace emergencies, public entities, police departments

Posted by Brian Devlin, Senior Vice President on Jun 13, 2019, 9:00:00 AM
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How Enhanced Case Management Can Change a Life

It can be difficult to explain how our services can help make a real difference in people’s lives.

Insurance and the care that goes along with it can seem abstract and clinical, which can unfortunately lead to individuals taking its benefits for granted.

This why when we hear from an individual whose life has significantly benefited help from our care, we feel it’s incredibly important to spread the word.

Tags: claims management, risk management, police departments

Posted by Kim Gaston, Clinical Field Service Director on May 30, 2019, 2:22:00 PM
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Introducing Reference Based Pricing — The Newest Cost Management Solution from IPMG

When you have a reason to head to the doctor, the last thing you want to think about is what the bill is going to look like. 

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Posted by Michelle Principato, Senior Benefits Service Leader on May 15, 2019, 10:52:08 AM
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