Health Policy & Management

| April 6, 2015

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The Department of Health Policy and Management (HPM) is committed to training and inspiring the next generation of healthcare leaders. Our students and faculty are passionate about making the world a better place by improving health and healthcare. We work on compelling and important problems, from making the delivery of care safer and more efficient to expanding health insurance coverage and eliminating disparities, to designing and improving the performance of entire health systems.

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CoPower

CoPower was founded in 1995 for the purpose of providing employers with assistance for their administrative benefits needs. CoPower is a Third-Party Administrator for Delta Dental, VSP, MetLife, Anthem, Unitedhealthcare, Unum, and Landmark. The company was created primarily as a specialized purchasing pool for small (2–49 lives) and large (50–99 lives) group employers to band together to provide large group benefits for their employees, and to assist small employers with the administrative aspects of overseeing their benefits. Since their inception in 1995, CoPower has grown to work with more than 6,000 employer groups and more than 250,000 of their employees and family members.

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The Impact of InsurTech on the Property/Casualty Sector

Article | February 20, 2020

The latest figures from a Willis Towers Watson report shows that investment in insurance technology, or InsurTech, reached an all-time high in 2019 at $6.37 billion, with funding in the Property/Casualty sector representing the lion’s share over its Life/Health counterpart. InsurTech is designed to disrupt and change the way the insurance distribution system conducts business, upping the game in delivering tailored product lines, reducing friction in client transactions, providing a better on-line customer experience, and assessing risk scenarios to provide new offerings.

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Does Your Firm Need Business Auto Coverage?

Article | February 20, 2020

Does your law firm have a business auto insurance policy? It should, if there are vehicles registered under your law firm’s name. The policy could also cover your firm when you or your employees use a personal or rented vehicle for firm errands, deliveries and other business purposes. In fact, business auto coverage could be your firm’s single most important asset in the event of an accident.

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6 insurtech predictions for the 2020s

Article | February 20, 2020

The insurtech movement has been underway for the better part of a decade. Now that we have entered the 2020s, it might be worth exploring what could be on the horizon for insurtech over the next ten years. Insurtech has evolved from its origins in the early part of the last decade (as an offshoot of the FinTech movement) and quickly gained momentum over the last few years to experience a strong close in 2019.

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How Will COVID-19 Affect Insurtech

Article | February 20, 2020

It is common knowledge that there is virtually no industry that has been immune to the effects of COVID-19. The global pandemic has caused massive shifts in individual and industrial behavior and will continue to do so in the months, if not years, to come. The P&C industry, like many others, is reeling from the effects of the virus. Amidst all these events, it is important to assess how the insurtech industry is going to be affected by COVID-19.

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CoPower

CoPower was founded in 1995 for the purpose of providing employers with assistance for their administrative benefits needs. CoPower is a Third-Party Administrator for Delta Dental, VSP, MetLife, Anthem, Unitedhealthcare, Unum, and Landmark. The company was created primarily as a specialized purchasing pool for small (2–49 lives) and large (50–99 lives) group employers to band together to provide large group benefits for their employees, and to assist small employers with the administrative aspects of overseeing their benefits. Since their inception in 1995, CoPower has grown to work with more than 6,000 employer groups and more than 250,000 of their employees and family members.

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