The Gallagher healthcare insurance and consulting practice believes quality healthcare comes from strong support and sound council. Our healthcare practice is built on the timeless Gallagher principals of doing what’s right for our healthcare clients and creating innovative risk management solutions to meet your challenges.
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Healthcare consulting that puts patient care first

Providing compassionate care requires time and focus. An attentive devotion to detail. We strive to provide you with operational and insurance solutions so that you can focus on what’s best for your patients. Our collaborative healthcare insurance and consulting practice connects risk management with benefits, HR and compensation to consult and fine-tune your program so the time you spend on patient care is uncompromised. Our teams of industry experts are healthcare professionals, and have built a practice with tested solutions to overcome challenges and provide the best possible care.

Insurance and risk management solutions for the full scope of healthcare

Our healthcare clients work in a complex environment with ever emerging issues. From hospitals and health systems to physicians and medical groups, our risk management and HR and benefits consulting team works with you to manage your risk and wellbeing of your employees and leaders. We are healthcare risk management and benefits consultants who work with you to improve the overall health of your organization. Our strategies are rooted in combining our knowledge of the healthcare industry with a deep analysis and understanding of your business. We’ll leverage your data with our rich data set whether it is to close gaps on insurance coverage to ensuring your benefits and compensation plans are aligned to your goals to attract and retain top medical talent.

Our approach to analyzing your risk and provides you with a total risk solution designed to help you manage your operational exposures. Our comprehensive solutions include both hospital professional property and casualty solutions combined with physician and executive compensation services.

Consulting solutions designed for healthcare providers and organizations
  • Hospital Professional Property and Casualty Solutions
  • Risk Management Consulting and Educational Services
  • Cyber/Privacy Insurance Coverage
  • Merger & Acquisition Advisory Services
  • Health Management and Total Wellbeing
  • Human Resource Services
  • Physician and Executive Compensation Services
  • Gallagher Workplace private exchange options
  • Physician Medical Professional Liability Programs
  • Captive, LPT and Alternative Risk Strategies
  • Emerging Exposure Solutions: Managed Care Liability, Billing Errors and Omissions, Provider/HMO Stop Loss
Helping hospitals, health systems and physicians meet their people needs

Gallagher has developed operational and people strategies that support hospitals and health systems and physician groups in attracting and retaining talent, within a sustainable cost structure evolving cultures and reducing risk.

On a myriad of fronts, the Gallagher healthcare team stands with you with risk management, financing, HR, compensation and benefits solutions to select one or a combination of solutions.

  • Merger and acquisitions risk
  • Managing your margin
  • Improving quality and customer service
  • Excelling at Population Health Management
  • Developing new business partnerships
  • Enterprise Risk Management

Alternative risk and financing healthcare programs

We help our healthcare clients control costs and risks by using alternative risk instruments including single-parent captives, group captives, and risk retention groups to self-insurance, reinsurance placement and loss portfolio transfer. These instruments are also useful tools in facilitation direct contracting discussion with employers.

Collaborative and managed care organizations

As healthcare providers face increasing demands from regulation and tort reform, Gallagher has developed risk management solutions that provide medical liability coverage for physicians and enterprise risk coverage for risk bearing provider groups.

Our HR, compensation and benefits team can aggregate benefit plans to drive economies of scale and create rich sources of healthcare data for analytics and population health management success stories. And last year our Pharmacy Benefits Management experts consulted with over a dozen Health Plans and MCOs to optimize their contracts with Pharmacy Benefit Managers.

Gallagher eRisk Hub® for Healthcare

As healthcare data breaches continue to rise, we've responded with the Gallagher eRisk Hub® for Healthcare. This tool supports our clients with risk assessments and strategies and policies that reduce your exposure and protect your organization. Through the Gallagher eRisk Hub® for Healthcare, we provide compliance, risk assessment, due diligence, response planning, preferred partners and technical analysis and information.


The Gallagher Difference.

The Challenge.

A client was in the midst of acquiring and consolidating a number of healthcare providers. The integrating of the various subsidiaries into one new entity prompted a review of the total property and liability risks. Additionally, our client had to consider the implication to its benefits and HR programs as employees of the various entities did not have the same choices in benefits plans.

Our action.

We assembled a team of specialists to consult with our client, taking the time to learn about the organization’s challenges and identifying opportunities for cost savings, better risk coverage, and a benefit program that worked for all of their employees, and across organizations.

The Result.

Through discovery, we discovered several ways to save them money as well as close risk gaps during and after the mergers and acquisitions process. We developed solutions and negotiated:

  • $8 million in projected savings for a private provider stop-loss program
  • 24% savings on more complete medical malpractice coverage
  • 18% savings on property and liability coverages
  • improved commercial auto coverage at 65% of market rate
  • improved fleet safety program
  • integrated healthcare platform with high deductible health plan options; annual increase held to under 5%
  • 18% savings on ancillary benefits

Healthcare Practice Summary

  • Mergers and acquisitions consulting
  • Deep understanding of state level regulations
  • Largest benchmarking hospital survey
  • Claims advocacy that works directly with leading carriers

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