Above all, a stop-loss captive is best suited for organizations looking to invest in a long-term risk management approach. More specifically, organizations with strong loss management, fiscal stability and a willingness to participate in a unique health insurance program are most compatible with stop-loss captives. The best fit, from a size standpoint, are organizations with between 100 and 500 employees. For these organizations, stop-loss captives can save money, increase control and improve overall benefits coverage.
But, stop-loss captives aren’t for everyone. In a stop-loss captive program, if your organization’s losses exceed expectations, the program can cost more than a traditional insurance program. That said, when implemented properly, over time these programs have consistently produced exceptional results for member companies.
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