South Texas Health Cooperative Celebrates 12th Year

The South Texas Health Cooperative (STHC) is celebrating it’s twelth year this month. Established in 1998 as a self-insured pool for Texas public school districts  seeking cost effective health care for their employees,  the STHC has achieved an enviable record in keeping costs down through innovative risk management techniques.

Direct provider contracting, innovative plan design, pro-active risk management have contributed to the success of the program. For the past five years the STHC has keep plan contributions essentially static while improving benefits.

Texas public school districts and other political subdivisons may elect to participate through an Interlocal Agreement.

For more information, contact Jim Blackburn, Risk Manager of the STHC, @