Healthcare liability captives will be on the forefront of improving quality and outcomes under accountable care, requiring expanded budgets that integrate more service providers, consulting assistance, and software.
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.
Jeremy Colombik, president of Management Services International, says that what makes risk management profitable comes down to understanding that whether a business purchases insurance or not, the risk remains. Businesses can make their commercial insurance policies more efficient with a high deductible policy that moves risk into a captive insurer.
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 Risk Management Advisors.
Jeremy Colombik, president of Management Services International, discusses common myths about the captive insurance industry: (1) all captives are tax shelters, (2) all captives are offshore, (3) captives do not provide additional coverages, (4) captives are not a good business decision, (5) only Fortune 500/1000 companies are good for captives.