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Sedera is a non-profit Medical Cost Sharing community that offers an innovative, non-insurance approach to managing large health care costs. Through direct member-to-member sharing, Sedera Members belong to a community of like-minded individuals who are active and engaged participants in their health care decision-making, dedicated to a healthy lifestyle, and are united by shared values. 

Sedera offers a cutting-edge tech platform for medical cost-sharing, in a transparent, secure, and innovative fashion. Sedera prides itself on empowering its members to take an active role in their healthcare decision-making and encourages its members to lead healthy lifestyles.



Company snapshot

  • Founded in 2014
  • Number of locations: 1 headquarters, with a remote workforce
  • Paubox client since 2018



Use case

Protect and secure all outbound and inbound emails

Used solution


  • Save time for members by avoiding clunky, portal-based email encryption solutions
  • Offer a high level of security for every email
  • Avoid extra steps, reducing barriers for email senders and recipients
  • Eliminate email spoofing headaches

Used solution

Favorite features

  • Automatic, zero-step email encryption
  • Ease of use
  • Inbound security protection from viruses, phishing, and other threats






Sedera sees itself and medical cost sharing as an important part of the free-market healthcare ecosystem, aimed at creating options for consumers, promoting price transparency across the system, and removing red tape.

“Our approach solves the problems of accessibility, lack of transparency, and lack of affordability in healthcare. Sedera wants to make new solutions the new normal,” said Ken Dabkowski, senior project manager at Sedera.

Sedera is committed to ensuring that its nationwide network complies with all applicable state privacy laws. The company transmits a high volume of data on a daily basis, so HIPAA compliant email is a must. At the same time, Sedera wanted to develop a sense of community among its members through personalization and connection. 

Delivering a customized community experience while keeping data secure is a tall order. “That’s what led us to Paubox,” Dabkowski added.



A Sedera employee had heard great things about Paubox, so the company took a closer look. They were impressed by the combination of security and seamlessness of Paubox Email Suite Plus, which makes it easy for Sedera to guarantee that each email is encrypted, every time. Paubox Email Suite Plus integrated easily with Google Workspace, which was an advantage, and the implementation process was easy and hassle-free.

Fortunately, Sedera has not been breached. However, email spoofing was a problem. Paubox Email Suite Pus offers inbound email security to protect users from incoming threats like viruses and phishing emails

Paubox Email Suite Plus also includes Paubox’s patented ExecProtect solution to prevent display name spoofing emails from reaching the inbox. “Now we don’t get those spoofed emails anymore, and we’re thrilled about that,” Dabkowski explained.



In the past 12 months, Paubox Email Suite Plus has secured more than 577,000 emails on behalf of 118 Sedera employees. Paubox’s inbound security also seamlessly blocked 1,365 spam, 1 virus, and more than 100 phishing emails from landing in Sedera employees’ inboxes. Sedera’s team appreciates the time savings they realize by using Paubox’s zero-step email encryption, and the reduced risk with automatic HIPAA compliant email offers priceless value.

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