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Third Party Administrator source list.

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We did a little something different for this year's third party administrator source list. We decided to leverage the exhaustive research expertise offered by our colleagues over at Judy Diamond Associates--especially since they just wrapped up a comprehensive census of the marketplace, which includes more than 1,200 companies. Since we obviously didn't have that much space, we came up with a formula for whittling down the list to the top 250. You'll find them listed alphabetically on the following pages. To come up with these top 250, we used a combination of employee size, number of physical locations, number of clients, revenue and claims processed, and came up with the following. Because we looked at so many data elements, it's impossible to actually rank them from Nos. 1 to 250. For the full list, go to www.judydiamond.com

Company

A G Administrators Inc

Valley Forge, PA

Accident Fund Co.

Lansing, MI

Acclaim Benefits Inc.

Minneapolis, MN

ACS (Asynchronous Communications Server) See network access server.  Benefit Services Inc.

Winston-Salem, NC

Administration Resources Corp.

Anoka, MN

Administration Systems Research Corp.

Grand Rapids, MI

Administrative Enterprises Inc.

Glendale, AZ

Administrative Management Group

Arlington Heights, IL

Administrative Management Services

Massillon, OH

ADP (1) (Automatic Data Processing) Synonymous with data processing (DP), electronic data processing (EDP) and information processing.

(2) (Automatic Data Processing, Inc., Roseland, NJ, www.adp.
 Benefit Services

Alpharetta, GA

Advanced Insurance Administration

Little Rock, AR

Aetna Student Health

Boston, MA

Allegiance Benefit Plan Management

Missoula, MT

Alliant Insurance Co.

Escondido, CA

Alternative Service Concepts

Nashville, TN

Ameriben Solutions/IEC Group

Meridian, ID

American Administrative Group

Lisle, IL

American Administrators

West Des Moines West Des Moines (də moin`), city (1990 pop. 31,702), Polk co., S central Iowa, a growing suburb W of Des Moines; inc. 1893 as Valley Junction, renamed 1938. Products manufactured there include cement, metal items, and pumps. , IA

American Benefit Plan Administrators Inc.

Las Vegas, NV

American Health Holding Inc.

Worthington, OH

American Trust Administrators Inc.

Lee's Summit, MO

AmeriFlex

Mount Laurel, NJ

AmeriHealth Administrators Inc.

Horsham, PA

APA (All Points Addressable) Refers to an array (bitmapped screen, matrix, etc.) in which all bits or cells can be individually manipulated.

APA - Application Portability Architecture
 Benefits

Sandy, UT

ASI ASI,
n See Anxiety Sensitivity Index.
 

Columbia, MO

Association & Society Insurance

Rockville, MD

Association Services of Washington

Seattle, WA

Assurecare

Plymouth, MN

Attenta Inc

Birmingham, AL

Aultra Administrative Group

Canton, OH

Auxiant

Cedar Rapids, IA

Avesis Inc.

Phoenix, AZ

Avizent

Dublin, OH

Babb Inc.

Pittsburgh, PA

BASIC

Portage, MI

Beltone Managed Care Inc.

Glenview, IL

Benefit & Risk Management Services

Rancho Cordova, CA

Benefit Administrative Systems Ltd

Homewood, IL

Benefit Concepts Inc

East Providence, RI

Benefit Coordinators Corp.

Pittsburgh, PA

Benefit Dynamics Inc.

Haddonfield, NJ

Benefit Extras Inc.

Burnsville, MN

Benefit Plan Administrators

Fargo, ND

Benefit Programs Administration

City of Industry, CA

Benefit Resource Inc.

Rochester, NY

Benefit Services Inc.

Copley, OH

Benesyst Inc.

Minneapolis, MN

Benistar Admin Services Inc.

Stamford, CT

Blue Cross of Idaho Health Service Inc.

Meridian, ID

Boon--Chapman Benefit Administrators Inc.

Austin, TX

Brokerage Concepts Inc.

King of Prussia, PA

CAM Administrative Services

Southfield, MI

Cambridge Integrated Services Group Inc.

Greenwich, CT

Cannon Cochran--Management Services Inc.

Danville, IL

Caremark

Scottsdale, AZ

Cariten Healthcare

Knoxville, TN

CAS-Claims Administrative Services Inc.

Tyler, TX

CBCA--Savannah GA

Savannah, GA

CBCA CBCA Centro Brasileiro da Construção em Aço
CBCA Canadian Business Corporations Act
CBCA Calgary Birth Control Association
CBCA Charlotte Builders and Contractors Association
CBCA Chilled Beam and Ceiling Association
 Administrators Inc.

Columbus, OH

Comprehensive Care Services Inc.

Eagan, MN

Ceridian

Minneapolis, MN

Chard Snyder & Associates Inc.

Mason, OH

Chubb Services Corp.

Warren, NJ

Cigna Behavioral Care

Eden Prairie, MN

ClaimLinx

Cincinnati, OH

Claims & Benefits Inc.

Minneapolis, MN

Claims Management Services Inc.

Green Bay, WI

ClearBenefits

Santa Clara, CA

CNIC CNIC Citizens' Nuclear Information Center
CNIC Computerized National Identity Card (Pakistan)
CNIC Computational Neurobiology and Imaging Center (New York)
CNIC Commander, Naval Installation Command
 Health Solutions Inc.

Greenwood Village, CO

COBRA Plus Administrators Inc.

Sacramento, CA

Compsych Corporation

Chicago, IL

Comsal Inc dba Taxsaver Plan

Dallas, TX

Consociate con·so·ci·ate  
tr. & intr.v. con·so·ci·at·ed, con·so·ci·at·ing, con·so·ci·ates
To bring or come into friendly or cooperative association.

adj.
Associated; united.

n.
An associate or partner.
 Dansig

Decatur, IL

Contractors Employee Benefits Admin Inc.

Austin, TX

CoreSource Inc.

Lake Forest, IL

Corporate Benefit Strategies

Grand Rapids, MI

Creative Benefits Inc.

Vista, CA

Crescent Employee Benefits

Mandeville, LA

Crown Benefits Administration Inc.

Indiana, PA

Custom Design Benefits

Cincinnati, OH

Cypress Benefit Administrators

Omaha, NE

Davey Administration Group

Fresno, CA

Davis Vision Inc.

Plainview, NY

DeCare dec·are  
n.
A metric unit of area equal to 10 ares.
 Dental

Minneapolis, MN

Delta Dental of California

San Francisco, CA

Delta Dental of Wisconsin Inc.

Stevens Point, WI

Delta Dental Plan Delta Dental Plan,
n.pr an active member organization of the Delta Dental Plans Association (a not-for-profit organization), formed and guided by state dental societies to provide prepaid dental care to the public on a group basis.
 of Arkansas Inc.

Little Rock, AR

Delta Dental Plan of Illinois

Lisle, IL

Delta Dental Plan of Michigan

Lansing, MI

Dental Select

Salt Lake City, UT

Devon Health Services Inc.

King of Prussia, PA

Driasi

Chanhassen, MN

Drugcard Inc.

Naperville, IL

DST (1) (DeSTination) Contrast with SRC, which is an abbreviation of "source."

(2) (Digital Signal Trust Company, Salt Lake City, UT, www.digsigtrust.com) An organization that sets up and manages PKI systems for companies and industry groups.
 Health Solutions

Birmingham, AL

Eagles Benefits By Design Inc.

Stuart, FL

EBS-RMSCO Inc.

Liverpool, NY

Eflexgroup.com

Madison, WI

Elkin & Associates

Charlotte, NC

EM Risk Management

Syracuse, NY

Employee Benefit Consultants Inc.

Milwaukee, WI

Employee Benefit Data Services

Pittsburgh, PA

Employee Benefit Management Corp.

Dublin, OH

Employee Benefit Management Services Inc.

Billings, MT

Employers Direct Health

Dallas, TX

Entrust Inc.

Houston, TX

ESIS ESIS European Chemical Substances Information System
ESIS European Survey of Information Society
ESIS European Structural Integrity Society
ESIS Element Structure Information Set
ESIS Electronic Standby Instrument System (aviation) 
 Inc.

Philadelphia, PA

EyeMed Vison Care

Mason, OH

FARA Benefit Services Inc.

Mandeville, LA

FARA Healthcare Management

Mandeville, LA

FARA Insurance Services

Mandeville, LA

FCE Benefit Administrators Inc.

Burlingame, CA

First Administrators Inc.

Sioux City, IA

First Cardinal Corp.

Latham, NY

First Health

Downers Grove, IL

FirstCare

Austin, TX

FirstPlan of Minnesota

Duluth, MN

Flex Benefit Administrators

Houston, TX

FlexBank Inc.

Dayton, OH

FlexMagic Consulting Inc.

Centennial, CO

Fox--Everett Inc

Ridgeland, MS

Fringe Benefits Managment Co.

Tallahassee, FL

Gallagher Reppond

Bellevue, WA

GEMGroup Inc.

Pittsburgh, PA

General Vision Services

New York, NY

Gettysburg Health Administrators Inc.

Gettysburg, PA

Group Health Inc.

New York, NY

Gilsbar Inc.

Covington, LA

Golden West Dental & Vision

Oxnard, CA

Gregory B Bragg & Associates Inc.

Roseville, CA

Group & Pension Administrators Inc.

Dallas, TX

Group Benefit Services Inc.

Hunt Valley, MD

Group Resources

Duluth, GA

Group Services Inc.

Bettendorf, IA

Gunderson Lutheran Health Plan

La Crosse, WI

Hammerman & Gainer International

Lutcher, LA

HCH Administration

Peoria, IL

Health Plans Inc.

Westborough, MA

Health Reinsurance The contract made between an insurance company and a third party to protect the insurance company from losses. The contract provides for the third party to pay for the loss sustained by the insurance company when the company makes a payment on the original contract.  Mgmt Partnership Conversion Facility

Danvers, MA

HealthAmerica

Pittsburgh, PA

Healthcare Management Administrators Inc

Bellevue, WA

Healthcomp Inc.

Fresno, CA

HealthPlan Services Inc.

Tampa, FL

HealthSCOPE Benefits Inc.

Little Rock, AR

HealthSmart Information Systems

Lubbock, TX

HealthSpring USA

Nashville, TN

Helmsman Management Services

Boston, MA

Hewitt Associates

Lincolnshire, IL

Hometown Health Providers Insurance Co.

Reno, NV

Horizon Behavioral Services

Lewisville, TX

HR Butler

Dublin, OH

HTH Worldwide Insurance Services Inc.

Radnor, PA

Humana Self-Funded Solutions

Louisville, KY

HumanaDental

De Pere, WI

Independent Health

Williamsville, NY

Infinisource Inc.

Coldwater, MI

Innoviant

Wausau, WI

Insurance Design Administrators

Oakland, NJ

Insurance Management Services

Amarillo, TX

Insurers Administrative Corp.

Phoenix, AZ

J Smith Lanier & Company Administrators

Newnan, GA

J W Terrill Benefit Administrators

Chesterfield, MO

Kanawha Healthcare Solutions

Lancaster, SC

KCI Financial Services Inc.

Cooper City, FL

Keenan & Associates

Torrance, CA

Kelsey-Seybold Clinic

Houston, TX

Key Benefit Administrators Inc.

Indianapolis, IN

Klais & Co. Inc.

Akron, OH

Maksin Management Corp.

Camden, NJ

Managed Care of America Inc.

Pittsburgh, PA

Marsh Affinity Group Services

Des Moines, IA

Matrix Absence Management Inc.

San Jose, CA

Meadowbrook Claims Service

Southfield, MI

Medco Health (formerly Merck-Medco Managed Care)

Franklin Lakes, NJ

Medcost Benefit Services

Winston-Salem, NC

Medica medica (māˑ·dē·k  Self-Insured

Minneapolis, MN

Medical Benefit Administrators Inc./MedBen Administrators

Newark, OH

Meritain Health

Buffalo, NY

MESVision

Costa Mesa, CA

MGIS MGIS Musa Germplasm Information System  Medical Group Insurance Services (The MGIS Cos.)

Salt Lake City, UT

Mid-America Associates

Madison Heights, MI

Mondial Mondial can refer to:
  • Mondial (amusement ride manufacturer), a Dutch manufacturer of amusement rides.
  • Mondial (motorcyle manufacturer), an Italian motorcycle manufacturer.
 Assistance

Richmond, VA

Morgan--White Administrators Inc.

Jackson, MS

Morneau Sobeco

Pittsburgh, PA

National Benefit Services

West Jordan, UT

NCAS NCAS National Capital Area Skeptics
NCAS National Consortium for Academics and Sports (Orlando, FL)
NCAS Non-Call Associated Signaling (Telcordia)
NCAS National Cyber Alert System
 

Baltimore, MD

NGS American Inc.

St Clair Shores, MI

Northwest Administrators Inc.

Seattle, WA

NOVA Healthcare Administrators Inc.

Buffalo, NY

Pacific Benefit Consultants Inc.

Sacramento, CA

Payflex

Omaha, NE

PayFlex Systems USA Inc.

Omaha, NE

Pearl Insurance Group

Peoria Heights, IL

Personalcare Insurance of Illinois Inc.

Champaign, IL

Pittman & Associates

Memphis, TN

Planned Administrators Inc.

Columbia, SC

PMA PMA (papillary-marginal-attached),
n a system of epidemiologic scoring of periodontal disease devised by Schour and Massler in which the symbols denote the areas involved in gingival inflammation.

PMA Progressive muscular atrophy
 Management Corp.

Blue Bell, PA

POMCO Group

Syracuse, NY

Preferred Chiropractic Care Inc.

Wichita, KS

Preferred CommunityChoice PPO PPO
abbr.
preferred provider organization


PPO Managed care Preferred provider organization, see there Infectious disease Pleuropneumonia-like organism, see there
 

Tulsa, OK

PreferredOne Administrative Services Inc.

Golden Valley, MN

Principal Life Insurance Co.--National Accounts

Clive, IA

Priority Health

Grand Rapids, MI

Process One TPA (Transient Program Area) See transient area.

TPA - Transient Program Area
 

Garland, TX

Professional Benefit Administrators Inc.

Oak Brook, IL

Providence Risk & Insurance Services Inc.

San Antonio, TX

Proview Benefit Administrators

Irvine, CA

Qualcare Inc.

Piscataway, NJ

R H Administrators Inc.

Lubbock, TX

RESTAT RESTAT Reserve Components Status Reporting  

West Bend, WI

Risk Services

Sarasota, FL

RxAmerica

Salt Lake City, UT

S & S HealthCare Strategies Ltd

Cincinnati, OH

Sanford Health Plan

Sioux Falls, SD

SBS Administrative Services

Universal City, TX

Scibal Associates Inc.

Somers Point, NJ

SCRMA

Upland, CA

Seaman & Co. Inc.

San Diego, CA

Security Administrative Services

Marshfield, WI

Select Data Service Administrators

Batesville, AR

Self Insured Schools of California

Bakersfield, CA

Self Insured Services Co.

Dubuque, IA

Selman & Co.

Cleveland, OH

Sentinel Financial Group

Reading, MA

Serve You Custom Prescription Management

Milwaukee, WI

Seven Corners Inc.

Carmel, IN

Sheffield Olson & Mcqueen

St Paul, MN

SHPS SHPS Sykes Health Plan Services (OPM designated long-term care partner)
SHPS St. Hope Public Schools (California)
SHPS Strategic Health and Productivity Solutions
 Inc

Louisville, KY

Southeastern Indiana Health Operations Inc.

Columbus, IN

Southern Benefit Administrators Inc.

Goodlettsville, TN

Specialty Risk Services

Hartford, CT

Spectera Inc

Columbia, MD

Stanley Hunt DuPree & Rhine Inc.

Greenville, SC

Stowe Associates

Atlanta, GA

T R Paul Inc

Newtown, CT

The Cadent ca·dent  
adj.
1. Having cadence or rhythm.

2. Archaic Falling, as water or tears.



[Latin cad
 Cos.

Clearwater, FL

The Epoch Group

Overland Park, KS

UMR Inc.

Wausau, WI

Underwriters Safety & Claims

Louisville, KY

Unified Group Services Inc.

Anderson, IN

Uniprise

Hartford, CT

United Administrative Services

San Jose, CA

Upstate MVP (Multimedia Video Processor) A high-speed DSP chip from Texas Instruments, introduced in 1994. Officially introduced as the TMS320C80, it combines RISC technology with the functionality of four DSPs on one chip.  Healthcare

Syracuse, NY

US Health

Fort Worth, TX

USA-TPA Inc.

Syracuse, NY

Valley Forge Consulting Corp.

Wayne, PA

Walgreens Health Initiatives PBM

Deerfield, IL

Wellpath of Carolina Inc.

Morrisville, NC

Wells Fargo Third Party Administrators Inc.

Charleston, WV

Workers' Compensation Trust

Wallingford, CT

Zenith Administrators Inc.

Chicago, IL
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