The coverage forms used by risk purchasing groups
are usually equal to or better than the forms offered by the standard market.
Non-traditional insurance solutions include claims-made liability insurance policies, risk purchasing group
programs, captive and rent-a-captive insurance arrangements, and excess and surplus lines insurance placements.
Grillo: Nursing home purchasing groups
probably wouldn't have much impact on pricing.
The primary difference between risk retention groups and purchasing groups
is that risk retention groups retain risks while purchasing groups
Isakowitz, a lobbyist at the National Federation of Independent Business, said the new purchasing groups
were his top priority in the insurance legislation.
Assess the impact of early retirees' purchasing coverage from regional purchasing groups
Small black-owned businesses that are victims of redlining should find it easier to obtain coverage in a small business purchasing group
like the one in the BentsenDurenberger bill.
Amendments to the risk retention act proposed in the third initiative would assure that risk retention and purchasing groups
are controlled by their members.
Contract notice: NHS Framework Agreement for the London Pharmacy Purchasing Groups
for the supply of Proprietary Pharmaceuticals Tranche A.
In a recent survey of purchasing groups
, 25 of the 31 responding groups indicated that, to increase their leverage, they used committed buying programs requiring members to purchase 70 to 100% of a product category under contract.
During the hearing Susan Howard, associate undersecretary for economic affairs for the Department of Commerce, recommended amendments to the act that would ensure membership control of risk retention and purchasing groups
; preserve single state regulation; tighten state regulation of purchasing groups
; and improve disclosure requirements regarding purchasing groups
and their insurers.
s involvement with multiple purchasing groups
and alliances has allowed this not-for-profit organization to enrich its core services