Self-Funded Plan

In a self-funded plan, the employer chooses the role of primary risk-taker and is responsible for funding claims and all plan-related expenses. In a self-funded arrangement, BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee is not "at risk" for the claim costs. The Company, or one of its affiliates, adjudicates the claims, processes them for payment, and provides other administrative services for a contracted fee amount.

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