State-Specific Health Consortiums

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Take control of your school’s health care costs.


Would you like to offer better health benefits to your employees but the costs for your school and staff are just way too high? 

Have you experienced high rate increases in previous years?

Do you finally want to have stable and predictable rates?

Simply, do you just want to have the best coverage at an affordable price?

Join ISM’s State-Specific Health Care Consortiums to finally have a “say” in your health care benefits. Count on stable and predictable rates to give your faculty and staff members peace of mind in the event of an unexpected medical expense.

Benefits of Group Health Consortiums:

  • Experience lower annual rate increases compared to the national average.
  • Enjoy all the advantages of large group coverage, no matter your school’s size.
  • Meet monthly to review claims and utilization data so you understand exactly how the Consortium is performing
  • Benefit from a rate stabilization fund—a game changer to ensure your rates stay as low as possible from year to year.
  • Increase your negotiating power with insurance companies to provide your employees with better plan options.

Count on ISM to help you every step of the way. For more information on how to petition for membership, email us or schedule a call.

Active State Group Health Care Consortiums:

Don't see your state listed? We can still help you find great coverage! Email our team to learn more.

Pennsylvania Independent School Insurance Consortium (PISIC)

Established 2007
Health Plans Variety of plan options available
Dental and Vision Options available
Petition Deadline none
Trustees’ Decision Deadline May 31
Open Enrollment July 1
Renewal Date September 1

 

Maryland Independent School Consortium (MISC)

Established 2013
Health Plans Variety of plan options available
Dental and Vision Options available
Petition Deadline December 1
Trustees’ Decision Deadline March 1
Open Enrollment April 1
Renewal Date June 1

 

Lone Star Independent School Consortium (LSIC)

Established 2016
Health Plans Variety of plan options available
Dental and Vision Options available
Petition Deadline June 30
Trustees’ Decision Deadline June 1
Open Enrollment October 1
Renewal Date January 1

 

Ohio Health Care Consortium

Established 2017
Health Plans Variety of plan options available
Dental and Vision Options available
Petition Deadline June 30
Trustees’ Decision Deadline June 1
Open Enrollment October 1
Renewal Date January 1

 

Petitioning for Membership

Each state has its own unique petitioning date and process. For more information on how to petition for membership or how to start one in your state, email us or schedule a call.