Strategic Alliances

Gallagher Student Health & Special Risk was built on a model of strategic partnerships to guarantee the flexibility and responsiveness in meeting the unique needs of our clients.

Tailored Solutions for Students and Educational Institutions

Forming strategic alliances with insurance companies and claims administrators allows for creativity and flexibility in building a plan that fits your needs for today and tomorrow, and accommodates the many and varied nuances of the educational insurance market. Our strategic partners are selected based on their financial strength, expertise, long-term commitment to the special risk and educational insurance market, and their shared values and client-directed customer service focus. As your Account Manager, Gallagher Student Health & Special Risk is responsible for orchestrating the efforts of our strategic partners and creating a seamless integration of their services for your institution.

Insurance Carriers

  • Rated in the highest categories (based on quality and financial strength) as determined by the industry's rating standards from AM Best, Standard & Poor's, and Moody's.
  • Experienced underwriters and actuaries that guarantee underwriting integrity vital to the long-term success of your student insurance program.
  • Knowledgeable compliance offices to ensure your plan meets all state and federal regulations and requirements

Claims Administrators

  • Experienced across insurance markets which brings greater perspective to claims processing of student health and special risk
  • Dedicated Gallagher Student Claims Team – analysts, examiners, customer service
  • Case Management Services for High Risk or Special Need Situations
  • Utilization Review, Pre-Authorization and Pre-Certification Review

Preferred Provider Organizations

  • Preferred Provider networks include local, regional and national contracted providers
  • Students have access to In-Network providers on campus, at home during break or when traveling throughout the country
  • Negotiate direct contracts for clients with key providers when necessary

Pharmacy Benefit Management Companies

  • Network of local independent and national retail pharmacies
  • Mail Service Programs for students to take advantage of lower co-payments for maintenance prescriptions
  • Online resources for students to better manage their prescription needs
  • The most competitive pricing available for the student insurance program

If you represent or work with an educational institution and wish to explore possible opportunities with Gallagher Student Health & Special Risk, please contact us.