As media interest in health insurance exchanges decreases over time, the insurance industry may need to develop more effective communications to reach the uninsured.
Millions more Americans have gained coverage as a result of the health reform law, increasing the workload for benefit advisers, but not necessarily the compensation they receive.
As reports of more DOL audits continue to spook benefit advisers into talking compliance with their clients, employers are confirming that they, too, are fearful of federal agencies monitoring.
Commentary: Exchanges have been successful for retiree coverage. But, will they work for core coverage? Frenkel Benefits Craig Hasday shares points to consider with your clients.
What gives brokers a competitive edge? In many cases, its giving clients the feeling that they are getting the maximum value for their investment in employee benefits.
While health plans with accompanying HSAs are becoming increasingly popular, theres evidence that employees arent always seizing the opportunity to save, or save the maximum amount.
Benefit brokers and advisers know that an accountant can be a strong alliance for building business, especially in the post-ACA world. Heres how to maximize your proposition to CPAs.
Tye Elliott, vice president of broker sales at Aflac talks to EBA about how health care reform has changed the revenue model for benefit advisers and increased the need for employers to offer voluntary benefits.
Blogger Mark Gaunya breaks down these concepts as they relate to client and prospect relationships in today's ever-changing business world. Follow his principles and tips for improving in these areas.
The majority of Americans, including many small business owners, are still confused about the health reform legislation, according to agent training and support organization Health Partners America. Here are 10 common FAQs small group clients have about the ACA so that you can be prepared to answer them.
Either way, benefit firms are consolidating and its important for brokers and advisers to evaluate their options and find the right fit for their agency.
Road to Workplace Benefits Mania: Ahead of the July conference, keynote speaker Ben Geyerhahn previews his strategy for brokers to mitigate health costs Medicaid migration.
The ACA has increased incentives for employees to quit smoking, but employers are wondering where e-cigarettes fit into the equation.
From brokers and advisers to industry and political leaders, influential groups across the country spoke up about the most pressing benefit issues. And they had a lot to say. Here are the most interesting comments made to EBAs editors in June.
The UnitedHealth Group Inc. executive whose Optum division helped states and the federal government fix Obamacare health exchanges will become second-in- command at the agency that runs the U.S. program.