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Health Insurance Industry Veterans Launch Association Health Plan (AHP) Practice

Fresno, California; October 11, 2018 Lawrence Thompson and Stephen Manzelli today announced the formation of a new practice area under their new company Inventavis, focusing on Association Health Plans (AHPs). Thompson and Manzelli are health insurance industry veterans with almost 70 years of combined experience, with Thompson being one of the original architects of AHP […]

Inventavis Co-Founder Lawrence Thompson Presents With SIIA on Self-Funding at Lloyd’s of London

Inventavis Co-Founder Larry Thompson Presents With SIIA on Self-Funding at Lloyd’s of London

Appeal to DOL on AHP Regulations Continues SIIA’s Two-Decade Effort

Twenty-one years ago Larry Thompson worked with SIIA leaders on draft federal legislation to enable association health plans (AHP) under ERISA. That 1997 bill was passed by the House of Representatives but foundered in the Senate, and through the years similar frustrating results occurred twice more.

Impact of AHP’s – HCAA Executive Forum 2018

Lawrence Thompson, Co-Founder of Inventavis, spoke at HCAA Executive Forum 2018 on the impact that AHP’s are having in healthcare today.

New Participating Whole Life Product Never Before Offered in the Prevailing Wage Space!

Do you have contractor clients or prospects that bid on government projects – federal, state or local?  Most likely those employers are subject to the provisions of the Davis-Bacon Act, Service Contract Act or select Taft-Hartley groups with available benefit funds. If yes, Inventavis wants you to read further about an exciting new offering.

In conjunction with MassMutual (A++ rated by A.M. Best) and Fringe Assist, we are pleased to announce the first and only program that allows employers to utilize a Participating Whole Life product to satisfy the “bonafide” employee benefit requirements of these regulatory statutes.

Inventavis Founder Lawrence Thompson presents on Association Health Plans at HCAA Executive Forum

Inventavis Founder Lawrence Thompson presents on Association Health Plans at HCAA Executive Forum

Changing US Healthcare

By now everyone in the healthcare industry has seen the announcement from Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway and JP Morgan Chase about aligning to improve healthcare for its employees.

We immediately saw a drop in the established insurer and healthcare provider stocks, clearly assuming that these three giants of industry would reshape the healthcare industry. It’s amusing because their press release, four paragraphs long, only addressed creating a new entity to improve healthcare for their nearly 1 million employees, not the entire US healthcare system. Further the release provided practically no details whatsoever.

New Small Group Health Plan Options

Last October President Trump signed an Executive Order to allow the formation of Association Health Plans (AHPs). The Department of Labor (DOL) was tasked with creating new rules for the development of these plans. Those rules were released late on Thursday and are open for public comment for 60 days. The rules must go through the Federal rule making process and could be changed.

Health Insurance Industry Veterans Form Innovative New Company

Albany, New York; January 3, 2018 Lawrence Thompson and Stephen Manzelli announced the formation of their new company Inventavis. Thompson and Manzelli are health insurance industry veterans with over 65 years of combined experience. The new company, Inventavis, will provide products and services to customers throughout the healthcare vertical. The company also launched its new […]

Inventavis Announces ProCare as New Client

Fresno, California; January 2, 2018 Inventavis announced today that it has entered into a consulting and distribution agreement with ProCare Dental Designs LLC. ProCare has created a revolutionary dental program being launched throughout the US. Inventavis co-founder Stephen Manzelli said, “The addition of this innovative new dental program to our product portfolio is very exciting, […]

Inventavis Announces VAULT Health Plan as New Distribution Partner

Albany, NY; January 1, 2018 Inventavis announced today that it has entered into a distribution partnership agreement with VAULT Health Holdings, LLC.  VAULT Health Holdings is an expert in managing programs in the reinsurance/captive space as well as other self-funded benefit product innovations. Inventavis co-founder Stephen Manzelli said, “We are enthusiastic about our partnership with […]

A Dental Revolution

When the world has seen the computer, it makes sense for companies to stop selling typewriters. Being on the wrong side of transformational change is never a good idea – in business or in life.