Captive Use Trends & Innovations Videos

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Captive Industry Growth Is Expected To Continue

In this video, Steve McElhiney, president and CEO of EWI Reinsurance, provides his outlook on the growth potential for the captive insurance industry, both in the United States and internationally.

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Captive Ownership Increases Risk Management Awareness

John S. Alberici, of Alberici Corporation, discusses how having more of a company's own capital at risk results in an increased focus and level of involvement in terms of safety and controlling costs.

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Facilitating Enterprise Risk Management with Captives

John S. Alberici, of Alberici Corporation, explains that enterprise risk management addresses the long-term view of risks and exposures that can be initiated and managed naturally by a captive insurer's board.

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Domiciling Captives in Home States To Manage Premium Taxes

John S. Alberici, of Alberici Corporation, discusses how ambiguities in legislation and premium taxation issues can be addressed by domiciling a captive insurer in a company's home state.

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Strategy of Using Multiple Captives

John S. Alberici, of Alberici Corporation, discusses factors that come into play when determining a successful strategy for using multiple captive insurers and discusses how coverage type focus (strategic or tactical) and frequency and severity profiles can help when determining placement of coverages in multiple captives.

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DOL Approval Not Necessary for Medical Stop Loss in Captives

In this video, Debbie Liebeskind of Towers Watson discusses changes to the medical stop-loss claims landscape under the Affordable Care Act and explains why putting medical stop loss into captives is an easy and efficient transaction.

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Captives Play Major Role in Managing Terrorism Risk in the UK

Alan Fleming of Airmic talks about how captive insurance companies were pivotal to terrorism risk management in the United Kingdom by helping to form a government-backed reinsurance vehicle—Pool Re.

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New and Innovative Uses for Captives

Brady Young of Strategic Risk Solutions explains some of the emerging uses for captive insurance companies including warranties, service contracts, capitation risks, medical stop loss, terrorism, property policy exclusions, and hospital employed physician groups.

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Captives Benefit Enterprise Risk Management

Alan Fleming of Airmic discusses some of the benefits of using captive insurance companies for enterprise risk management and taking advantage of a captive's ability to obtain useful information.

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Gary Bowers

Captives as Asset Protection and Transfer Vehicles

Gary Bowers of Johnson Lambert states that there is a shift in the captive insurance community from monitoring, maintaining, and handling the liability side of the balance sheet to protecting, transferring, and managing assets. Micro-captives, or 831(b) captive insurance companies, have played a role in this shift.

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Healthcare Liability Captives a Significant Segment of the Captive Industry

Healthcare liability captive insurers represent a significant segment of the captive industry and are becoming even more so under accountable care, says Michael Maglaras, principal at Michael Maglaras & Company, in this video on healthcare liability captives.

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Accountable Care's Effect on Medical Professional Liability

Michael Maglaras, principal at Michael Maglaras & Company, discusses how accountable care is resulting in the marriage between claims activity and quality. Healthcare captives mine their claims data to instruct quality improvement and, most significantly, how this is key to managing reputational risk.

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Advantages of Domiciling Your Captive in Your Home State

Cost is not the only consideration when deciding where to domicile a captive insurer, as John S. Alberici, of Alberici Corporation, discusses in this video. While domiciling in a company's home state can save many costs, evaluating the state's commitment to captive insurance programs is equally important to domicile selection.

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Healthcare Captives Will Write New Lines of Coverage in Response to Accountable Care

Michael Maglaras, principal at Michael Maglaras & Company, discusses three areas where healthcare liability captives will play an increased role in the future as a result of Affordable Care: directors and officers liability, cyber and breach liability, and stop-loss capitation.

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Innovative Uses of Captives

As discussed in this video featuring Steve McElhiney, president and CEO of EWI Reinsurance, captive insurance companies can be used as an instrumental risk solution tool to address varied, unusual, and difficult exposures.

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Reinsurance—How Captives Benefit

According to Steve McElhiney, president and CEO of EWI Reinsurance, reinsurance partners can expand a captive's ability to write profitable business over time and create mutually sustaining benefits between the captive and its reinsurers.

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Accountable Care Rollout Creates Special Demands on Medical Professional Liability Captives

Michael Maglaras, principal at Michael Maglaras & Company, speaks about how healthcare liability captives will be at the forefront of quality improvement and enhanced outcomes under accountable care, requiring expanded budgets that integrate more service providers, consulting assistance, and software.

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Healthcare Liability Captives Play a Role in Improving Patient Care

Healthcare liability captives, according to Michael Maglaras, principal at Michael Maglaras & Company, contain millions of dollars of paid claims data that will translate into improved margins and quality improvements directly related to the mistakes of the past.

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Healthcare Liability Captives Thrive in a Soft Professional Liability Market

Michael Maglaras believes the soft medical professional liability market we've experienced over the past decade will continue for many years. In this video, he contends that healthcare liability captives give healthcare systems control over their destiny, and they will not give this up, hard market and soft market cycles notwithstanding.

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How Single-Parent Captives Can Benefit from Captive Risk Pooling

Many single-parent captives insure only the risks of just one or a few insureds and will be unable to achieve risk sharing. One solution involves joining a risk pool. The benefits of captive risk pooling are explained in this video by Martin Eveleigh from Atlas Insurance Management.

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