About Insurance Design Administrators
With roots stemming from a meeting at Madison Square Garden in 1979-, Insurance Design Administrators’ own journey began in 1983. From our Founder’s living room, IDA grew into three successive locations to accommodate operations. With all staff on-site in Oakland, New Jersey, we are hands-on and accountable to each other to produce the best result for you.
We are a fully licensed Third Party Administrator, and although not required by state or federal law, we conduct an annual SSAE 18, SOC 1 audit because we believe it represents the highest standard in our industry.
IDA has over 20,000 employee lives under active management, having processed over $100M in payments last year. IDA manages over $15M in reinsurance premium across multiple carriers and MGUs, securing the best terms for plans. With lives in 40 states, IDA’s reach is both local and national. Matching the best network to plans and their priorities, in-network participation is excellent. Out of network negotiation is energetic. Combined, our clients routinely achieve savings in the 55% to 68% window from initial billed charges.
A proud member of the Society of Professional Benefit Administrators (SPBA), many of our staff are recognized for their expertise, serving on executive boards and steering committees of related associations and vendors.
Powered by original thinking, IDA places you where you belong, in control.
Meet The IDA Management Team
Russell P. Minetti
Founder & CEO Emeritus
Russell founded IDA in 1983, and spearheaded the sale of IDA to a national accounting firm UHY Advisors (1999), to AmeriHealth Administrators (2013), and back to being independently owned (2019). Russell is a recognized expert, author and lecturer in self funding. A Bronze Star for Valor recipient for his service in Vietnam, Russ also is a former three term councilman (Oakland, NJ), and was the Assistant Coach at Ramapo High School, where they were three-time NJ State football champions.
Daniel W. Roslokken
CEO & General Counsel
Dan is dedicated to improving all aspects of client, broker, vendor, patient & provider relationships. He joined IDA as in-house counsel in 1997, and is also an author and national journalism award recipient in healthcare; former ranking legislative committee member appointed under 5 NJ Governors (Governor’s Council on Substance Abuse and Alcoholism); Member, United States Supreme Court Bar, NJ and NJ Federal District Courts; Board Member, Society of Professional Benefit Administrators (SPBA).
Paul joined IDA in 1992 after being COO at Rasmussen Administrators, and distinguishing himself as the leading salesperson of NJ Blue Cross Blue Shield (now Horizon). He is a recognized expert in vendor/system connectivity issues, networks and pricing. Paul holds credentials as a REBC, RHU, HIA in addition to being a licensed insurance producer (Life & Health).
Patrica A. Weber
Executive Vice President
Trish joined IDA in 1992, and overses all compliance activites. Acknowledged expert in plan design, plan document formulation, PPO relations, vendor coordination, participant education, pharmacy and specialty pharma issues. Skillful oversight of Chamber of Commerce plan offerings, integration and billing. In charge of compliance activities.
Vice President of Operations
Joe supervises all claims operations (mail room, indexing, provider relations, claims processing, auditing). His unique skill set in both claims adjudication and system capabilities is a tremendous and practical asset in establishing and troubleshooting vendor connectivity.
Julie directs all internal, client and vendor accounting functions. Interfaces with primary client contacts regarding fiscal matters. Coordinates all invoicing, reconciliation and auditing activities. Senior member of IDA’s executive team, having joined IDA in 2008.
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