Kassi shares her inspiring journey from South Carolina to Scott Insurance and how her background in cost accounting has equipped her to help businesses manage their health insurance expenses effectively. We explore the reasons behind the impending premium hikes, from healthcare inflation to delayed care, and how they impact mid-market businesses. The key takeaway is that preparation is essential, and working with a consultant like Kassi can help you forecast and plan for these changes well in advance. But it’s not all doom and gloom! Kassi unveils innovative solutions for business owners facing rising insurance costs. She introduces the concept of self-funding and captive insurance, explaining how they can provide more control and cost savings in the long run. If you’re a business owner, or someone interested in the world of health insurance, this episode is a must-watch. Don’t let rising premiums catch you off guard. Tune in to gain valuable insights and strategies to keep your business financially healthy.