An onslaught of Dec. 1 renewal dates means premium rates remain steady for now, but advisers need to prepare for heavy 4th quarter workloads.
As active employees move into a retiree population, health care decision-making also changes. Some companies provide a subsidy to the retiree population for purchasing health care on their own, but the tracking of that subsidy and the associated premiums create stress on an already overworked HR department.
Employees have to be their own first line of defense to protect their medical identities and avoid future challenges. Here are some tips to share with clients to guard against medical identity theft, provided by ID Experts.
In a new series, EBA goes one-on-one with the heads of private exchanges. What makes one exchange different from the rest, and how do brokers fit in the mix? First up: Don Garlitz, bswift's executive director of exchange solutions.
Commentary: Why group benefit brokers are behind the curve when it comes to voluntary benefit sales and how to fix it.
The Internal Revenue Service needs to go to greater lengths to safeguard taxpayer information on health insurance exchanges, according to a new government report.
Want to be "in the know"? EBA has daily in-depth interviews and "discussions with the leading employee benefits minds of our time. We're giving you the insight and analysis you need to serve your clients.
A complete guide to the Affordable Care Act's key dates and deadlines.
Details about EBA's awards for Employee Benefit Adviser of the Year, Retirement Plan Adviser of the Year and Voluntary Benefits Adviser of the Year.
Galen Institutes Grace-Marie Turner talked about conservatives view of both employers and brokers at a recent Washington policy conference on health reform alternatives. She shares her conclusions on the Affordable Care Act, next steps on broker compensation, and more.
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