Message from the President
Hello to all!
TML just concluded its 78th Annual Conference and Exhibition, held June 11th — 13th in Murfreesboro. It was great to see so many friends and partners at our booth in the exhibit hall and at Public Entity Partners party!
You may have noticed a booth in the exhibit hall for a company called TN HealthWorks. This is a PE Partner-sponsored program for entities who are, or would like to be, self-insured for their health and prescription program. TN HealthWorks, which is administered by The Jefferson Health Plan, takes the variable cost out of the traditional self-funded platform.
The plan allows each individual member organization's claims experience to be pooled with that of others in order to provide greater stability for all members. The consortium is dedicated to serving the financial needs of your benefit program, while responding to your employees' needs for access to high-quality care.
TN HealthWorks enables eligible employers to offer individually designed benefit programs to their employees, while being able to enjoy the cost-saving advantages of group purchasing through the consortium. Simply put, this health plan design provides a variety of benefits to participating member organizations.
Participating employers may choose to fund any of the following customizable benefit plans:
- Medical Care Benefits
- Vision Care Benefits
- Dental Care Benefits
- Prescription Drug Benefits
- Life Insurance and Accidental Death and Dismemberment
- Voluntary Life Insurance Benefits
Individual employers have the freedom to design the benefit plan (or plans) that best fit their unique needs, and they can alter those plan offerings from time to time as needs change.
Through The Jefferson Health Plan, members gain purchasing power on par with that of much larger organizations by combining with other like employers. Collectively, this purchasing coalition encompasses more than 55,000 lives. This collaborative effort affords member organizations the ability to deliver employer-specific benefit programs at the lowest possible cost.
Please let us know if you would like to talk with us regarding your self-funded health and benefit needs by emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling me at 800-624-9698.
Finally, as mentioned before, Public Entity Partners will hold its Risk & Insurance Symposium in August. Be sure to read the article on nominations for our Excellence in Risk Management Award and registration for the conference. We hope to see you there!
Dawn R. Crawford