Navigation Links
Employer Vantage From HealthLeaders-InterStudy Provides a Snapshot of Both Self- and Fully-Insured Health Benefits to Help Pharmaceutical and Diagnostic Manufacturers Identify Business Opportunities

With Thousands of Employees Covered by Plans in Multiple States, Lockheed Martin Presents Example of How Companies Can Use Employer Vantage to Identify Local-Level Opportunities

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Dec. 11 /PRNewswire/ --HealthLeaders-InterStudy, the leading provider of managed care market intelligence, finds that with employees located from coast to coast, Lockheed Martin works with carriers across the country to provide benefits to its thousands of employees. Details of Lockheed Martin subsidiaries, the number of lives covered in its benefit plans and carrier information can be found in Employer Vantage, a Web-based product from HealthLeaders-InterStudy that integrates multiple data sets to identify the health benefits offerings of the Fortune 1000 companies and their subsidiaries.

Employer Vantage is the only product to present benefit information of parent companies and their subsidiaries, and enables pharmaceutical companies to understand the relationships that exist between employers, health plans and pharmacy benefit managers. The database includes information on how plans are funded and who is providing benefits-related services to the Fortune 1000. Understanding these connections is important to pharmaceutical and diagnostic manufacturers looking to allocate sales force resources and identify partnership opportunities.

"Employers increasingly believe that self-funding is less expensive than traditional insurance over time, even though it creates more risk for employers. Fully-insured products include a risk charge added onto the premium, as well as a margin for claim volatility and administration charges," said Sheri Sellmeyer, vice president of market analysis for HealthLeaders-InterStudy. "Typically, we see the largest companies self-insure, such as those found on the Fortune 1000: those with hundreds of locations, thousands of employees and multiple vendors. However, given the economic downturn, more employers may look toward self-insurance to help control costs."

Employer Vantage Product Features

Users can create customized, exportable reports highlighting the regions, employers and insurance carriers that are most vital to their market strategy. Data can be sorted by:

  • Employer
  • Insurance carrier
  • Pharmacy benefit management company
  • Funding type (fully or self-insured)
  • Geography (MSA, state and zip code)

About HealthLeaders-InterStudy

HealthLeaders-InterStudy, a Decision Resources, Inc. company, is the authoritative source for managed care data, analysis and news. For more information, please visit

About Decision Resources, Inc.

Decision Resources, Inc. is a cohesive portfolio of companies that offers best-in-class, high-value information and insights on important sectors of the healthcare industry. Clients rely on this analysis and data to make informed decisions. Please visit Decision Resources, Inc. at

All company, brand, or product names contained in this document may be trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective holders.

    For more information, contact:

    Lisa Osgood                                  Elizabeth Marshall
    HealthLeaders-InterStudy                     Decision Resources, Inc.
    781-296-2606                                 781-296-2563                 

SOURCE HealthLeaders-InterStudy
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Chicago Sit-In Highlights Laid-Off Workers, Employers Obligations, and WARN Act, According to Outten & Golden LLP
2. Consumers and Employers Paying Almost $90 Billion Due to Under-Payments to Hospitals and Physicians by Medicare and Medicaid
3. Integrated Benefits Institute Helps Employers Make the Business Case for Health and Productivity Improvement
4. Integrated Benefits Institute Announces Availability of 2007 IBI Benchmarking Data for Employers to Evaluate Effectiveness of their Health and Productivity Programs
5. Launched to Enhance Healthcare Recruitment for Employers and Recruiters
6. 43% of Employers Offer Financial Education Programs for Their Employees
7. More Than Half of Consumers Going to Doctors Less Due to Rising Healthcare Costs, According to checkMD Survey : 38 Percent Lack Adequate Employer Healthcare Coverage
8. Employers Want National Approach to Health Care—Still Believe Employer-Based System Works Best: New Survey Looks At Attitudes toward Health Care Reform and Major Health Care Issues.
9. Kansas City Employers Launch National Effort to Promote Employee Health and Wellness and Manage Longer-Term Health Care Costs
10. HealthFitness Launches New Preventive Health Solution for Small Employers
11. Minnesota Employers Buck National Trend and Largely Remain Fully-Insured
Post Your Comments:
(Date:11/25/2015)... ... November 26, 2015 , ... Ministers, senior government and UN ... African Centres of Excellence, and public R&D institutions, civil societies and other partners ... the 5th African Network for Drugs and Diagnostics Innovation, ANDI, Stakeholders Meeting. The ...
(Date:11/25/2015)... , ... November 25, 2015 , ... According to an ... robot is being more and more widely heralded as a breakthrough for performing hernia ... method has over traditional laparoscopic surgery is that it can greatly reduce the pain ...
(Date:11/25/2015)... ... 2015 , ... On November 25, 2015, officials of Narconon Arrowhead , ... release of a new cutting edge recovery program that has been 50 years in ... and alcohol-addicted individuals with the purpose to free addicts from the symptoms and negative ...
(Date:11/25/2015)... ... ... On November 23rd 2015 Cozy Products, a division of Bird-X ... Products explains what this means for business moving forward. , The Tri Lite heater ... model: to sell personal heaters that reduce energy consumption, are economical and keep people ...
(Date:11/25/2015)... (PRWEB) , ... November 25, 2015 , ... Beddit® has ... Beddit Classic sleep tracking systems. The new app features a more intuitive SleepScoreā„¢ that ... understand how well you slept. The SleepScore is created by a proprietary algorithm. Beddit ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:11/25/2015)... SYDNEY , Nov. 26, 2015  The total global ... nearly 7% over 2015-2016. Latin America ... Asia , (excluding Japan ), is ... continues to face increased healthcare expenditure. In 2013-2014, ... expenditure declined from 43.5% in 2008-2009 to 41.2% in 2013-2014. ...
(Date:11/25/2015)... Nov. 25, 2015 On Tuesday, November ... bellwether trial against Wright Medical Technology, Inc. for ... Conserve metal-on-metal hip implant device, awarded $11 million ... two week trial and three days of deliberations, ... device was defectively designed and unreasonably dangerous, and ...
(Date:11/25/2015)... 25, 2015  Trovagene, Inc. (NASDAQ: TROV ), ... Chief Executive Officer Antonius Schuh, Ph.D., is scheduled to ... Annual Piper Jaffray Healthcare Conference. th ... Palace Hotel in New York ... Mr. Schuh will be available for one-on-one meetings during ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: