04 Apr

Covered California Takes Major Step Toward Launching New Health Care Options for Small Business

Contract Awarded to Pinnacle Claims Management, Inc. to Administer Innovative, Affordable Marketplace

31 Mar

Navigating Clients Through PPACA Requirements in 2014

With 2014 on the horizon, employers and brokers are gearing up for the continued impact of the Patient Protection and

01 Mar

Rigorous Completion of Audit Certification Establishes Pinnacle’s Ability to Protect Client Information

Pinnacle Claims Management, Inc. (PCMI) is pleased to announce the successful completion of its SSAE 16 SOC-1 audit.

22 Feb

Webinar: Health Care Reform Updates

With the arrival of 2013 comes several major Health Care Reform requirements your business will want to understand, while the government continues to promulgate new regulations at light speed.

31 Jan

The Next Evolution of Cost-Sharing: The Fixed Fee Hybrid Plan

Today, any self-funded employer that provides comprehensive medical coverage via a PPO or EPO plan can end up paying more in claims costs, despite the percentage of savings the network can save on billed charges.  Although employers can offset some of these costs by requiring higher deductibles, co-pays and co-insurance from their employee

14 Dec

Webinar: W-2 Reporting Under Health Care Reform: Guidance for Self-Funded Employers

Are you prepared to report the value of your employees’ medical plan for tax year 2012?  Health Care Reform requires large employers to report the cost of their employees’ medical plan beginning in 2013.

01 Jul

Self Funding: Making Good on a Bad Decision

Even the best brokers can misadvise clients through no fault of their own. After all, every business – even the insurance business – has its moments. Recently, a client of one California broker demanded a change to their third-party administrator.

01 Apr

How to Unlock Savings for Your Clients with a Claims Key Analysis

Your phone rings. It’s your client calling. You pick up, go about the usual pleasantries and then they lay it on you, “What am I saving by staying with our current medical network? My claims costs are out of control. My employees are complaining that they can’t find enough in-network providers.