Commentary: Blogger Andy Torelli says after the first ACA enrollment, we’re still years away from knowing the true efficacy of the law. What can advisers learn from this limbo period?
Commentary: Brokers are not endorsed or mentioned in many health reform communications by the Feds, says EBA Advisory Board member Trisha Zulic. Her suggestion for change is to create a stronger, more unified benefits industry voice.
Commentary: Columnist Mel Schlesinger contends that most brokers aren't actually selling the non-medical insurance products that could help clients and their employees. Simply including them in a proposal is not enough, he says.
Commentary: Sebelius was in an “unwinnable position," according to the former head of sales and marketing at Covered California, Michael Lujan. The former insurance agent writes that more engagement with the benefits industry would have behooved the troubled health secretary.
Commentary: There are upsides to outsourcing, says blogger Michael Klachefsky. In this case, it helps monitor the regulations and legality of employee absences, especially when related to disability benefits.