Volume 10, Issue 8: Soraia Lynch at GMMI discusses their unique medical travel business model providing a variety of benefits to patients traveling for care

Dear Colleagues, In this thought-provoking interview, meet Soraia Lynch, Vice President of Marketing, GMMI, Inc. a leading certified provider of medical cost containment, travel assistance and medical risk management solutions.   Lynch brings to light the many obstacles patients face when traveling for quality healthcare. She discusses the GMMI model and explains how

Spotlight: Soraia Lynch, Vice President of Marketing, GMMI, Inc.

About Soraia Lynch Soraia Arroyo Lynch, MBA is Vice President of Marketing, GMMI, Inc. & GGA Travel Assistance.  Originally from São Paulo, Brazil, she is fluent in Portuguese, Spanish and English.   With over 20 years in the medical cost containment industry and having worked for GMMI in many capacities from Account Management, Product Development,

Industry News: Volume 10, Issue 8

Legislative/Regulatory UPDATE: SIIA: Self-Insurance Institute of America, INC. Federal Judge Strikes Down Centerpiece of Association Health Plan Rule Late yesterday, the DC District Court issued a decision striking down two important aspects of the U.S. Department of Labor’s (DOL) Association Health Plan (AHP) rule. In particular, the court ruling invalidates the new

News In Review: Volume 10, Issue 8

How Hong Kong’s Health System Favors Outward Medical Tourism Medicaltourismmag.com – Walking through the passageways at the North District Hospital in Hong Kong, it may be difficult to ignore one sign on the notice board. The sign stares at all who care to read and lists all the services available in

Volume 3 Issue 17: Cathy Nenninger, CEO, New World Medical Network discusses unique pricing models for employers utilizing medical tourism benefits

Dear Colleagues: In this exclusive interview, you will meet Cathy Nenninger, CEO, New World Medical Network, which is run by experienced healthcare and insurance professionals and caters to the self-insured marketplace. According to Nenninger, employers are losing employees because they are cutting their benefits and looking for ways to improve their offerings without

SPOTLIGHT: Cathy Nenninger, CEO, New World Medical Network

About Cathy Nenninger Cathy M. Nenninger, MBA, CEO| Ms. Nenninger began her career in healthcare as Controller of the Brown University Emergency Medicine Physicians in the Lifespan Health System in New England before becoming the Clinical Practice Director of the Anesthesiology Department for University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) over two

Industry News: Volume 3 Issue 17

What Does the Future Hold for the Employment-Based Health Benefits System? By Paul Fronstin ebri.org – The employment-based health benefits system is the most common form of health coverage in the United States, covering 167 million people under age 65 in 2017.  Between 2013 and 2017, the percentage of individuals with employment-based coverage has

Volume 10, Issue 7: Hot off the press — Harvard Business Review article! Plus Mario Anglada, CEO, Hoy Health on meeting unmet healthcare needs of underserved populations, especially Hispanics

Dear Colleagues: Just published today: How Employers Are Fixing Health Care. The medical travel industry has come a long way in the last decade, and this article documents its trajectory. Read what Lisa Woods, Jonathan R. Slokin and Ruth Coleman report about their success experience with serving one of the nation’s largest workforces. Also

Spotlight: Mario Anglada, CEO, Hoy Health

About Mario Anglada  Mario Anglada has over 23 years of experience developed at leading Healthcare companies such as Procter & Gamble, Johnson & Johnson, Nestle Health Science, Univision Communications and now leads Hoy Health LLC. About Hoy Health Hoy Health LLC, is a first-of-its-kind health-tech platform that provides a comprehensive and integrated bilingual

SIIA International Annual Meeting: See you in Miami!

As a member of the Self Insurance Institute of America’s International Committee, I want to personally invite our readers to the SIIA International Conference, May 14-16, 2019 to be held at the JW Marriott, Miami, FL. Miami is a hub for global business activities and the upcoming event promises to include