Despite open enrollment ending March 31, Cynthia Cox, senior policy analyst at the Kaiser Family Foundation, says that the success of the Affordable Care Act will depend on a number of factors and is what really matters in the long-term. She also shares where we go from here.
John Prible, vice president of federal government affairs for the Big I, talks to EBA about industry concerns over the rocky ACA implementation, the associations efforts to reform the agent licensing process and other top 2014 priorities.
In the wake of new requirements under the Affordable Care Act, brokers historically slow to adopt technology who dont embrace the electronic age, specifically during the enrollment process, will have a difficult time maintaining their current business, says George K. Reese, CEO and co-founder of Employee Navigator.
Mike Aitken, vice president of Government Affairs for the Society of Human Resource Management, talks about top legislative issues and changes affecting HR professionals and employers in 2014 and how employee benefit advisers can play a big role in guiding employers through these transitions.
Regular Capitol Conference attendee broker Dave Petno of Accelerated Benefits shares highlights from NAHUs 24th annual event, such as one congressmans first-hand account of ACA enrollment frustration, and explains the conflicted feeling he has upon returning home.
A new study finds a surprisingly high number of chronic diseases are first diagnosed by an eye doctor. Listen in as VSPs Jim McGrann shares the latest statistics on why vision coverage means much more than eye care.
EBA talks with Ken Crerar, president and CEO of the Council of Insurance Agents and Brokers, about why and how this "very disconcerting time" needs to be seized by brokers. He also talks goals for the group for the year ahead.
As the industry continues to digest the latest employer mandate delay, Joe Torella of HUB International says while the "pause" is probably important, brokers and employers shouldn't waste any of the time granted. It's "not the time to be complacent," he says.
Partnering with an outside company can have big payoffs, but it can also fail big time. Monique Reece, founder and CEO of MarketSmarter and author of *Real-Time Marketing for Business Growth, discusses some of the most overlooked considerations when selecting the right business partner.