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Client Community: ClarosConnect

We are thrilled to announce our new client community: ClarosConnect! ClarosConnect makes it possible to join with other Claros clients across the country for networking, problem-solving, and industry discussion. If you are an existing Claros client and would like to join ClarosConnect, you can do so here.

Watch a Demo of Our New Web Applications

We recorded our last group demo so you can see our web apps in action! Watch a guided overview of how to project plan costs and evaluate self-funding directly from your browser. To access the recording, click here.

Industry News Roundup

Tough choices await employers looking at the high costs of health careĀ ā€”Ā Inflation, labor shortages, and growing recession concerns set the backdrop for a challenging year ahead for plan sponsors. As increasing healthcare costs impact spending, employers consider strategies to increase savings, including plan design changes and self-funding.

How self-funded insurance plan options can help attract and retain talentĀ ā€”In a tight labor market, employers are searching for ways to retain their employee while fighting rising health care costs. Self-funded insurance is an option that offers savings for employers and customization to meet employeesā€™ needs.

Conference Summary

We were thrilled to participate in several conferences this year! We attended…

  • TheĀ BAN Winter ConferenceĀ in January, represented by CRO Dan Wolsk
  • TheĀ YOU Powered SymposiumĀ in February, represented by Dan Wolsk
  • TheĀ Health Care Administrators Association (HCAA) Executive ForumĀ in February, represented by Dan Wolsk.
  • TheĀ SIIA Spring ForumĀ in March, represented by Dan Wolsk andĀ  CEO Todd Owen. We also sponsored this event.
  • TheĀ SIIA Future Leaders ForumĀ in April, represented by Marketing Lead Julia Dare.
  • TheĀ UBA Spring ConferenceĀ in May, represented by Sales Executive Parth Patel.
  • TheĀ BenefitsPRO Broker ExpoĀ in May, represented by Dan Wolsk.
  • TheĀ SIIA Corporate Growth ForumĀ in May, represented by CEO Todd Owen.
  • TheĀ Employee Benefits Leadership ForumĀ in May/June hosted by the Council of Insurance Agents & Brokers. Our invitation was based on testimonials from their large brokerage firm members. We were represented by Dan Wolsk and Enterprise Account Executive Erica Weiner.

We’re looking forward to the other conferences on our roster this year: theĀ UBA Fall Conference, theĀ Managed Care Risk Association Annual Conference, and theĀ SIIA National Conference. We love seeing our wonderful clients and making new connections at these exciting and engaging industry events. If you’ll be attending any of these conferences and want to meet up with us, please emailĀ sales@clarosanalytics.comĀ to set up a time.

Blog

We started aĀ blogĀ this year! See our latest blog posts:Ā Level-Funded Pros and ConsĀ andĀ Self-Funded vs. Fully InsuredĀ for our breakdown of these different plan structures.

Product Updates

We have launched the web-based versions of two of our four desktop applications: ClarosPlan and ClarosRisk, which can be considered equivalent to Actuarial Assistant and Risk Decision Support, respectively.Ā 

We are still working on translating our other software (Experience & Migration Predictive, ClarosReserve) to the web. Our team is hard at work testing, updating, and improving our programs to ensure that the transition from desktop to web is as seamless as possible for our legacy application clients.

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