Assured Options Private Exchange

exchange_assuredpartnersCompany name: AssuredPartners, INC

Marketplace name: Assured Options Private Exchange

Technology used to power platform: Liazon’s Bright Choices platform

CEO or Practice Leader:  Jim Henderson –CEO of AssuredPartners

Main Location / Headquarters:  Lake Mary, FL

Founded / Exchange Launched: 2014; Set to be operational Oct. 1 and allow clients to enroll Jan. 1

Website: Please click here.

Membership/number of lives currently on platform: TBD

Segment size preference (“target business size”): Available to AssuredPartners clients

States of operation (if available):  Available to AssuredPartners  and its 542 clients.

Are employers required to use a defined contribution:  Yes

Carriers Offered: According to James Harmon, president at Dawson Consulting Group, an AssuredPartners company, the company is talking with all major carriers about joining the exchange. However, so far only two carries — Aetna and Cigna — have joined the exchange.

Decision Support: Assured Options exchange will use software logic to walk employees through a series of questions relating to their expectations of healthcare utilization, their tolerance for risk, health status, etc. Those answers are then paired with data on available plans and the employee is presented back with a recommendation on the plan (or plans) that best fits their needs.

How Does Exchange Get Compensated:

Standard or Custom Product Configuration:

Do They Utilize Additional Technology Company Solutions: Yes

Single-carrier or Multi-carrier: Multi-carrier