Collaboration, transparency, innovation, and savings 

edHEALTH is the preferred healthcare solution for higher education institutions and their faculty, staff, and family members

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The principles we commit to


Through our purchasing clout, we consistently negotiate lower fees with less volatility than the skyrocketing healthcare cost trends experienced across the industry. Best of all -- member educational institutions share in the savings. The result: employee satisfaction, high quality of care, and valuable savings you can pass along to students and families.


edHEALTH is the innovative healthcare solution for higher education institutions and their faculty, staff, and family members. Our self-insured healthcare offerings are tailored to meet the needs of our members. Through data analysis, cutting-edge programs, and decision support, we help educational institutions select programs that meet their needs while containing rising healthcare costs.


edHEALTH is a member-owned consortium run by and for its member institutions. Member owners share and learn from one another. Ask any of our members and they’ll tell you -- collaboration is a key benefit of belonging to edHEALTH.


Health insurance works when employers are in the know. edHEALTH’s transparent approach means member higher education institutions are fully informed about all rate components. Members enjoy direct access to plan administrators. And, our collaborative approach enables colleges and universities to compare cost utilization, trends, and best practices with other member schools.

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edHEALTH is growing in numbers and expanding its services

Northeast-based, the edHEALTH Captive is adding new member institutions every year and is now poised to expand across the country. With multiple healthcare plan design configurations, pooled stop-loss insurance, and regional and national Third-Party Administrators (TPAs), member/owner colleges, universities, private and charter schools have an array of choices to meet their unique needs. Targeted population health initiatives help us improve quality of care and reduce costs. And, strategic initiatives help our higher education institutions be proactive to the ever-evolving healthcare market.

Our Members
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We provide robust solutions for higher education employee health insurance coverage needs

Lower costs, transparent rates, employee engagement support, and member-tailored plans.

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This is what people say about us.

Wheaton College

Omaira Roy

Assistant Vice President for Human Resources, Wheaton College

edHEALTH is nimble, dependable, and an innovative partner.

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Boston College

John Burke

Financial Vice President and Treasurer, Boston College

The operating budget savings Boston College has realized on healthcare costs through edHEALTH have been beneficial to the...

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Brandeis University

Kevin Pierson

Director of Benefits and Wellness, Brandeis University

The collective knowledge of the member schools and staff is a valuable resource, and it’s exciting that edHEALTH is growing.

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David White

Vice President and Regional Director, U.S. Captive Management Services, AIG

The financial success of the Educators Health Exchange, edHEALTH’s stop-loss captive, is impressive. It’s a pleasure to work...

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Salve Regina University

William Hall

Vice President for Administration & Chief Financial Officer, Salve Regina University

The money Salve Regina has saved on healthcare costs through edHEALTH has been greatly beneficial to our bottom line. Through...

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Lasell University

Marymichele Delaney

Director of Human Resources, Lasell University

I’ve worked with edHEALTH both at Wellesley College and at Lasell University and have witnessed its evolution. The attractive...

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Olin College of Engineering

Stephen Hannabury

edHEALTH Chair and Executive Vice President Emeritus, Olin College of Engineering

Over the past six years, edHEALTH has generated significant faculty and staff healthcare cost savings, enabling colleges and...

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HCMS Group KnovaSolutions

Rene Sims

Vice President, Clinical Services Account Relations, HCMS KnovaSolutions

edHEALTH is very innovative at finding ways to leverage data to find healthcare cost reduction solutions. We enjoy and value...

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Wellesley College

Kelly Robinson

Associate Director of Benefits, Wellesley College

It’s a pleasure to be part of a forward-looking organization.

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Match Education

Anne Healy

Chief Financial Officer, MATCH Education

edHEALTH staff is professional and a true partner in providing healthcare solutions for our school.

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Spring Consulting Group

Teri Weber

Partner, Spring Consulting

Working with edHEALTH gave me a renewed appreciation for true partnership. Together, this coalition has experienced direct...

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Salve Regina University

Claudia Cavallaro

Associate Director of HR & Benefits, Salve Regina University

Tracy Hassett, President of edHEALTH and former Vice President of Human Resources at Worcester Polytechnic Institute, is...

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Brandeis University

Michael DiPalma

Associate Controller, Brandeis University

Since joining edHEALTH, we’ve seen a positive impact on overall healthcare expense while gaining more cost transparency.

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August newsletter

August 2020 edHEALTH newsletter

Find out how Salve Regina University has realiz...

August 27th, 2020

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Salve Regina University

Salve Regina Realizes Strong Results and Valuable HR Support

With compensation and benefits comprising 60% o...

August 25th, 2020

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August 25th, 2020

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We want to hear from you! As so many of our mem...

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Although the edHEALTH Walking Challenge has end...

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June 2020 edHEALTH Newsletter

Find out how COVID-19 is accelerating adoption ...

June 25th, 2020

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As the medical community sought to increase hos...

June 24th, 2020

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Employee Engagement Communications Help Spread ...

June 24th, 2020

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June 24th, 2020

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May flowers

May 2020 edHEALTH Newsletter

edHEALTH is responding to the coronavirus crisi...

May 26th, 2020

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