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About Ed Paulsen

Edwin Paulsen is a VP of Consulting Services in the Hunt Valley, MD office of PSA Financial Center, Employer Services. He brings over 20 years of insurance and consulting experience to his clients, working with them to develop and implement benefit program strategies that are aligned with their company’s human resources and business goals. Edwin assists with the design, pricing, implementation and monitoring of health and welfare programs including but not limited to: medical, dental, vision, life, disability, and flexible spending accounts. He has experience working with both fully-insured and self funded health care programs.

Take Control of Your Company’s Drug Costs

Ed Paulsen • Apr 14th, 2016

For pharma, 2014 was a banner year: Prescription drug spending in the United States increased 13.1 percent to $374 billion, according to a report from IMS Institute for Healthcare Informatics. For employers trying to keep employee benefits costs under control, that’s not welcome news. Continue Reading


Dependent Verification Audits: Potential Savings for your Health Care Plan

Ed Paulsen • Apr 30th, 2013

A dependent verification audit is an inspection of an employer’s health plan to ensure enrolled dependents’ eligibility. It applies to self-insured plans as well as fully insured plans. The goal is to help employers reduce health care costs and assist with compliance efforts ensuring that only eligible dependents are covered in the employer’s plan. Continue Reading