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Parker, Smith & Feek

Parker, Smith & Feek (PS&F) is a nationally recognized, privately held brokerage firm driven by client service. They offer a full range of services, including commercial insurance, risk management, employee benefits, surety, and personal insurance. Annually, they manage over $575 million in premium and rank in the top 50 largest independent risk management and insurance brokerage firms in the United States.

They are also an owner of Assurex Global, an exclusive partnership of the top independent insurance brokers and consultants worldwide. The 60+ year history is built upon the belief that the best independent brokers are entrepreneurial, innovative, loyal, and focused on doing what’s right for the client. Today, Assurex Global is the fifth largest privately held risk management and insurance brokerage group in the world. Through this relationship, WHA members have access to a national perspective on current trends, emerging issues, and global solutions.

Contact

Jim Chesemore
Chief Operating Officer, Principal
Parker, Smith & Feek
206.390.3679
jrchesemore@psfinc.com
psfinc.com

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Employee Benefit Solutions

Supporting members through continuous, proactive strategies to manage employee benefits.

We understand how overwhelming it can be to manage employee benefits in your organization. With so many choices, how do you select a company that best suits your needs? Look no further, Western Healthcare Alliance (WHA) has partnered with Parker, Smith & Feek (PS&F) to help you manage employee benefits. PS&F is a nationally recognized, privately held brokerage firm with vast experience assisting rural and Critical Access Hospitals.

PS&F’s Healthcare Practice Group integrates employee benefits and commercial insurance/risk management professionals to focus on solutions for their healthcare clients. Your team will consist of experienced rural hospital Account Executives, rural hospital benefit Account Managers, and Financial Analysts.

PS&F’s expertise makes them uniquely qualified to assist WHA members:

  • Extensive experience with the implementation and management of in-house (domestic claims) plan design and funding.
  • Special focus on the management of prescription drug costs through joint purchasing, allowing fixed discounted rates for prescription drugs even in rural areas with high cost local pharmacies.
  • Experience seeking out and implementing specialty programs, such as dialysis cost containment, air ambulance, domestic travel benefits, telemedicine, and others.
  • Wellness and population health consulting tailored to assist rural health providers in your efforts to coordinate the care of community members.
  • Proprietary benchmarking of healthcare entities to provide you with perspective on the marketplace, such as their biennial benefits surveys of
  • Oregon in partnership with OAHHS and Washington through WSHHRA.
  • Individual HR and employee claims advocacy, compliance support, custom communications, and vendor selection and management.
  • Harness best-in-class technology solutions.

PS&F supports WHA members through a consulting approach that is centered on employee advocacy, innovation, benefits technology, wellness, HR support, and more. In addition, they offer access to their BenAccess Mobile App that allows your employees to manage their benefits and help ease the burden on your HR staff.

Healthcare is constantly changing, let PS&F help you navigate the changes while providing top-notch benefits to your employees.

Contact

Jim Chesemore
Chief Operating Officer, Principal
Parker, Smith & Feek
206.390.3679
jrchesemore@psfinc.com
psfinc.com

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Property & Casualty Insurance

Designing insurance and risk management programs for rural facilities.

We know how overwhelming managing Property and Casualty insurance needs can be for our rural members. Finding the right coverage for your unique needs can be challenging. Look no further, Western Healthcare Alliance (WHA) has partnered with Parker, Smith & Feek (PS&F) to help manage your insurance portfolio. PS&F is a nationally recognized, privately held brokerage firm with vast experience assisting rural and Critical Access Hospitals.

How is PS&F Different Than Your Typical Insurance Broker?

  • Privately Owned & Vested in Employees
  • Technical Expertise
  • Best-of-class Service
  • Technology
  • Client Education

Focus on Total Cost of Risk

  • Program Design. Tailored client programs consistent with risk tolerance, in obtaining the best coverage at the lowest cost.
  • Loss Control/Safety. Provide a full menu of loss control services, from client education to development and refinement of client safety programs and coordination of insurer provided services.
  • Claims Advocacy. Team of 11 claims professionals to help clients achieve superior outcomes through pro-active claims advocacy and claims management.
  • Workers’ Compensation. Specialists provide Program Analysis, Experience Mod Evaluation, Loss Projection Analysis, and Light Duty/Return to Work Program design assistance.

Committed to Members Through

  • Data Analytics
  • 24/7 Claims Management
  • Loss Control
  • Clinical Risk Management

PS&F is committed to developing a thorough understanding of your objectives, exposures to risk, and communicate alternatives to you in a continuously changing insurance and risk marketplace. Your dedicated service team of practice members each have many years’ experience working with public and private hospitals, clinics, health centers, senior living, and other healthcare organizations. The service team is skilled in assessing and developing risk management and insurance programs, handling day-to-day program needs, and consulting services for the spectrum of risk transfer and human capital management needs.

Reach out to PS&F today to see how they can help you with your Property and Casualty insurance needs.

Contact

Jim Chesemore
Chief Operating Officer, Principal
Parker, Smith & Feek
206.390.3679
jrchesemore@psfinc.com
psfinc.com

Fact Sheet