AIS’s Employer Health Plan Database and Directories Contains Valuable Intelligence on Plans, Sponsors, Markets and More
Atlantic Information Services, Inc. (AIS) - May 11, 2011 - Washington, DC

The publisher of the industry-leading annual resource AIS’s Directory of Health Plans has released a new database product, AIS’s Employer Health Plan Database and Directories: 2011. This powerful new tool for health plans, third-party administrators, employers, consultants and vendors contains valuable intelligence on plans, sponsors, markets, fees and charges, business relationships and much more. See full product details at

AIS has extracted and organized millions of health insurance data points collected under the ERISA law to produce a wealth of information designed to meet specialized information needs. AIS’s Employer Health Plan Database and Directories: 2011 enables users to:

  • Discover which carriers, TPAs and brokers are contracting with which employers.
  • Get details on the premiums, commissions and fees paid to each vendor/carrier.
  • See which health plans serve which clients.
  • Determine the makeup of the employer market sector for each insurance carrier by number of clients and participants, funding arrangements, etc.
  • Track employer health plan participation by industry and/or geography.
  • Create targeted mailing lists and call lists to network and generate leads for prospective new partners and clients.
  • Develop benchmarks to determine the prevalence of certain funding arrangements, and create projections about which areas are likely to grow.
  • Gain insight into which employer health plans and industries are growing or declining in membership.

The comprehensive employer database (with eight companion directories) comes on a user-friendly CD, and includes a handy printed Executive Summary packed with highlights and expert analysis. See a complete table of contents of the Executive Summary at

Among the thousands of pages of data included on the CD are:

  • PDF reports, Excel spreadsheets and mailing lists on these groups:
  • Multiemployer insured plans
  • Single employer insured plans
  • Multiemployer self-insured plans
  • Single employer self-insured plans
  • Insurance carriers (linked to AIS’s Directory of Health Plans: 2011 listed entities)
  • Third-party administrators
  • Insurance brokers and agents
  • Service providers (claims processors and plan administrators)
  • Full spreadsheets of all tables and charts displayed in the Executive Summary document
  • Background information about the ERISA law and the filing process
  • Samples of the forms, schedules and instructions used by the Dept. of Labor to collect the health plan data under ERISA

AIS’s Employer Health Plan Database and Directories: 2011 provides a tremendous competitive advantage to anyone researching the health plan marketplace or identifying targets for products and services. Visit for more details — including purchasing information, a complete listing of the data on the CD, sample spreadsheets, methodology, data fields, definitions and more.

Susan Namovicz-Peat
Atlantic Information Services
1100 17th St., NW, Suite 300
Washington, DC 20036
202-775-9008 ext. 3045

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