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Employer Plans

Assure Level-Funded Plans

2-100 Enrolled Employees

Assure Advantages

  • Eliminate the financial risk and funding fluctuations that are common with a traditional self-insured plan.
  • Save on health care costs and put more resources back into your business.
  • Chance to earn back 100 percent of surplus claim funds at the end of the policy year (beginning with 2020 plans).
  • Bundled product like a fully insured plan with the financial advantages of a self-insured plan.
  • Employees can earn up to $250 in gift cards for healthy choices through the Strive Wellness Program.  

The security of a fully insured plan with the advantages of a self-insured plan

Level-funding is a cost-effective health plan funding solution that allows companies to pay a predictable, fixed monthly rate like a fully insured plan to eliminate the funding fluctuations associated with self-insured plans. Instead of using the premium to pay expected claims and administrative fees, our Assure level-funded plans use that money to fund maximum claim liability, pay administrative fees and pay a stop-loss insurance premium. This eliminates the financial risk of self-insured plans.Assure explanation graphic

The money that is set to fund maximum claim liability is used to pay the claims that occur throughout the year. If a company’s claims are less than the amount they funded at the end of the policy year, the company will receive 100 percent of the funding surplus. Payments are calculated after the 24-month claim liability period has expired (12 months after the end of the policy year).

If claims go over the funded amount, the company is protected by stop-loss coverage.Stop-loss insurance protects employers by covering the cost of claims that have gone over the funded amount, which is based on maximum claim liability. Stop-loss insurance limits the company’s risk exposure and protects from catastrophic claims. An advance funding feature allows the payment of claims even when the funding level is less than the claim payments. This feature ensures that the company never pays more than their maximum claim funding amount for any month of the year.

For more information or to receive an Assure quote for your company, contact your agent. If you don’t have an agent, call us at 920-720-1250. 

New Assure Plan Designs for 2020

In 2020, employers can enjoy our new value Assure plans, offering plan options for a lower monthly premium in exchange for higher cost-sharing and out-of-pocket limits. These plans are a great option for businesses who want to offer Network Health's high-quality coverage for a lower cost.

In addition to the new plan options, we've made these changes to our standard Assure plans. 

  • $0 copayment for virtual visits (after deductible for HSA-qualified plans)
  • $25 copayment for preferred insulin (all plan participants are eligible before meeting their deductible)
  • $10 labs for condition management of chronic diseases (after deductible for HSA-qualified plans)
  • The opportunity to earn $250 in gift cards through the Strive wellness program
  • Discounts on some prescription eyewear, including glasses and contact lenses
  • Affordable copayments for personal doctor visits (and still no cost for annual wellness visits and other preventive services)

Out-of-Area Coverage Solutions

If your organization has employees living outside the Network Health service area, you may qualify to use Network Extend wrap plan as part of your Network Health Assure plan. The Network Extend wrap plan allows out-of-area members to use participating health care facilities in their area at an in-network benefit level. To find a participating provider, go to and enter your zip code to get started. The Network Extend wrap plan requires the following.

  • A minimum of 80 percent of enrolled employees must reside in Network Health’s service area.
  • A minimum of 90 percent of enrolled employees must reside in Wisconsin.
  •  A maximum of 5 percent of enrolled employees may reside in a single state other than Wisconsin.
Network Extend requires approval for participation. Talk to your agent for more information. If you don’t have an agent, call 920-720-1250.

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