In the News ARCHIVE – 2015
Cypress News, Articles & Announcements
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- TPA Announces Successful Outcomes Achieved through Partnership with Innovative Onsite Medical Program
(As seen on The Boston Globe, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette and other major media websites)
News Release – December 21, 2015
With a continued focus on ways to control the costs of employee benefit plans, Cypress Benefit Administrators announces its partnership with Activate Healthcare in offering onsite medical services. The TPA shares how its employer-clients are benefiting from this collaboration in terms of added savings as well as improved quality and patient outcomes. Read More.
- New Video Series Shares Strategies & Solutions for Controlling Employee Benefit Costs
(As seen on HR.com, Lexington Herald-Leader, Star Tribune and other major media websites)
News Release – October 27, 2015
Cypress Benefit Administrators launched a new video series on its website that features presentations and panels from its Cypress University 2015 cost containment conference. The 11 videos focus on ways for employers to keep climbing health plan expenses in check, and cover topics ranging from prescription cost management to on-site medical care. Read More.
- TPA Cracks Down on Forbidden Tactics Used by Out-of-Network Surgical Centers
(As seen on International Business Times, NewsOK and other major media websites)
News Release – September 3, 2015
In reviewing recent health claims, Cypress Benefit Administrators and its Argus Claim Review division have found an increase in unlawful practices being used among out-of-network surgical centers. Here, the third party administrator shares examples of these situations and how it is addressing them to save health plans across the U.S. thousands of dollars. Read More.
- Wisconsin TPA Lands Near Top of Leaderboard in Activity Challenge Tied to Wellness Efforts
(As seen on Bio-Medicine, The Miami Herald and other major media websites)
News Release – July 8, 2015
Cypress Benefit Administrators finished in third place after participating in the Wellness Council of America’s first Top 100 Active Companies challenge in Wisconsin. The TPA implemented a coordinated wellness program four years ago and has experienced a 15% savings in its overall health plan costs since… Read More.
- TPA Offers Clients Solution for More Cost-Effective Diagnostic Testing, Results in Average Savings of 60%
(As seen on Los Angeles Daily News, The Boston Globe and other major media websites)
News Release – May 28, 2015
Cypress Benefit Administrators has formed a partnership with One Call Care Management to contain the costs of diagnostic imaging on behalf of its clients. Through this collaboration, those who choose to participate have experienced an average savings of 60% on advanced testing procedures like MRIs, CT scans and PET scans.. Read More.
- TPA’s Annual Cost Containment Conference Is Another Success as Attendees Learn about Strategies for Self-Funding
(As seen on International Business Times, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette and other major media websites)
News Release – April 24, 2015
Bringing employer-clients and brokers together since 2012, Cypress University was presented to its largest crowd yet when it returned to Las Vegas from April 20-21. The cost containment conference covered self-funding topics ranging from prescription drug expenses and captive insurance plans to chronic kidney disease (CKD) management and patient advocacy. Read More.
- Cypress University Returns to Las Vegas with Focus on Cost Containment Strategies for Employee Benefits
(As seen on Insurance News Net, JS Online/Milwaukee Journal Sentinel and other major media websites)
News Release – April 20, 2015
Bringing employer-clients and brokers together with some of the top minds in the self-funded industry, Cypress University has returned to Las Vegas. The annual two-day conference from Cypress Benefit Administrators covers the latest cost containment solutions and strategies as they relate to employee benefits. Read More.
- Co-Founder of Cypress Benefit Administrators Named CEO/Executive of the Year by Media Group in Wisconsin
(As seen on The Boston Globe, News OK and other major media websites)
News Release – March 25, 2015
The leader of Cypress Benefit Administrators since 2000, Tom Doney was recently named the CEO/Executive of the Year by Post-Crescent Media. He explains how the company first started and how it has grown to become such a successful TPA today. Read More.
- Third Party Administrator Welcomes New Account Executive to its Appleton Headquarters
(As seen on The Miami Herald, International Business Times and other major media websites)
News Release – March 12, 2015
Bringing 30+ years of business experience to her new role, Mary Flannery has joined Cypress Benefit Administrators and its team of account executives. Mary’s responsibilities will include everything from serving as a main point of contact for employer-clients and working with broker partners, to implementing new business and managing the annual renewal process. Read More.
- President & CEO of Cypress Benefit Administrators Named SPBA’s Chairman of the Board
(As seen on the Star Tribune, the Sun Herald and other major media websites)
News Release – February 25, 2015
The president and CEO of Cypress Benefit Administrators, Tom Doney has been appointed as the chairman of the national board of directors for the Society of Professional Benefit Administrators (SPBA). Doney looks forward to this leadership role with the SPBA and its member base of third party administrators, and he will serve in the position through 2015. Read more.
- TPA Issues Refresher on ACA’s Shared Responsibility Payments for Employers Now that Regulations Are in Effect
(As seen on JS Online/Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Sign On San Diego and other major media websites)
News Release – January 27, 2015
A third party administrator (TPA) serving all 50 states, Cypress Benefit Administrators is helping employers understand the shared responsibility (pay or play) requirements within the Affordable Care Act (ACA) now that they have taken effect for plan years beginning on or after January 1, 2015. Read more.
- Growing Midwest-Based Third Party Administrator Launches New User-Focused Website
(As seen on The Boston Globe, The Wichita Eagle and other major media websites)
News Release – January 15, 2015
Designed to better serve its growing base of clients and partners, Cypress Benefit Administrators recently launched a new, more user-focused website. Highlights of the upgrade include more employee benefit resources and simplified access by user type as well as a one-stop Knowledge Center and new blog from Tom Doney, company president and CEO. Read more.
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