http://eba.benefitnews.com/news/eba_hc_health_plans/top-brokers-address-the-industrys-pressing-challenges-2744963-1.html By Elizabeth Galentine December 3, 2014 “Help us.” That’s what benefit advisers are hearing from clients as employers race to keep up with changing regulations and stay ahead in the talent war. Advisers are keeping an even faster pace in the process to stay ahead of their clients’ evolving needs. In EBA’s ongoing series of […]Read More
Top brokers address the industry’s pressing challenges Comments Off on Top brokers address the industry’s pressing challenges
Proactive brokers use private HIX to boost voluntary sales Comments Off on Proactive brokers use private HIX to boost voluntary sales
http://eba.benefitnews.com/news/eba_voluntary/proactive-brokers-use-private-hix-to-boost-voluntary-sales-2744670-1.html By Brian M. Kalish November 6, 2014 Private exchanges present brokers with a tremendous opening to increase voluntary sales. A broker who is on the “offensive” will use private exchanges to better place such products to individuals and groups, says Grant Hoffman, general manager and vice president of exchanges at Connecture, a health insurance […]Read More
Higher health insurance deductibles giving workers pain Comments Off on Higher health insurance deductibles giving workers pain
http://host.madison.com/special-section/personal-finance/higher-health-insurance-deductibles-giving-workers-pain/article_3c16eb29-5232-5f9a-a5b3-7f77d315fec7.html BY:Â DAVID MARKIEWICZ OCT. 6, 2014 When workers across the country crack open their annual employee benefits packages this fall, many will likely feel immediate relief. Premiums for their employer-provided health insurance will be up, but not as much as in the past. If they read a little bit closer, though, they might be agitated. […]Read More
Are Private Exchanges the Next Big Thing in Employer Health Care Offerings? Comments Off on Are Private Exchanges the Next Big Thing in Employer Health Care Offerings?
http://eba.benefitnews.com/health-insurance-exchange/blog/are-private-exchanges-the-next-big-thing-in-employer-health-care-offerings-2743919-1.html BY: JEFF HYMAN SEPTEMBER 18, 2014 Across the board, the health care insurance market is undergoing its most significant transformation in decades. With the creation of public exchanges, the expansion of Medicaid, and the elimination of pre-existing conditions as a reason to deny coverage, we are witnessing unprecedented innovation across the spectrum. For […]Read More