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Navigating Student Health Plans: Insights from Our Third National Student Benchmark Survey

Ancillary Coverages, Costs and Coverage, International Students, Risk Management, Student Health, Value-Added Benefits

by Elizabeth Marks, Senior Strategy Consultant

Good healthcare is connected to student success. Understanding student health plans helps insurers develop cost-saving strategies and support mental health needs. Analyzing trends and learning from student programs improves healthcare outcomes and enrollment rates, ensuring access for all students. In addition, creative solutions developed within student programs can serve as helpful inspiration for employee benefits teams.

With that, we’re pleased to present the findings of Risk Strategies’ Third National Student Benchmarking Survey, conducted between May and August 2023. The report features key findings around priorities and trends surrounding student health plans.

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Top Reasons for Issuing an RFP for Athletic Insurance Broker Services

Costs and Coverage, Risk Management, Student Health, Value-Added Benefits

by Jeff Struckle, Academic HealthPlans

Why should you issue an RFP for athletic insurance broker services instead of an RFP for athletic insurance?

The most important decision a college or university can make for its athletic accident insurance program is the selection of an insurance consultant/broker to advocate for their institution. The insurance consultant/broker provides expertise and valuable services to support the Institution’s overall athletic accident insurance program that may not be considered through a product-only RFP.

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Risk Strategies Student Health Practice Launches First Annual Survey to Look at Student Health Insurance Trends

Ancillary Coverages, Costs and Coverage, International Students, Risk Management, Student Affairs, Value-Added Benefits

15-minute survey incorporates analytics, set to become industry standard for health insurance insights; will provide beneficial data on student plans, costs, and future trends

Grapevine, TX June 22, 2021 – To provide the knowledge and insights that will help improve products and services for colleges and universities, as well as the students they serve, Risk Strategies Student Health Practice is sponsoring its first Annual Nationwide Student Health Benchmarking Survey. The independently developed and analyzed survey findings will establish and track national benchmarks year-over-year on school plan features and emerging trends in health care.

The Risk Strategies Student Health Practice is comprised of Academic HealthPlans (AHP), University Health Plans (UHP), and Specialty Insurance Solutions (SIS). Together, they provide student health insurance consulting and administrative services to over 350 institutions of higher education nationwide and serve more than 450,000 students.

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College Health Centers: Valuable Services to Meet the Needs of a Student Population

Student Affairs, Student Health, Value-Added Benefits

College Health Centers want to offer comprehensive services regardless of size and budget.

There are certain services that all health centers should consider implementing to meet the needs of a student population and others (that may not be a necessity, but) can still bring value to students if you have a large enough student population and budget.

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