Patti Walsh, a vice president of sales at UnitedHealth Group, discusses incentives and disincentives for wellness programs with one of their organization's recent initiatives as an example - back and ortho pain.
The CEO of Cornerstone Broker Insurance Services shares how and why his company set up their private health insurance exchange and why it may help you make a "multitude of the money you made yesterday."
Key players from the nations leading broker organizations The Council, The Big "I," NAHU and NAIFA share their greatest accomplishments of 2012 and discuss the road ahead for medical loss ratio exclusion legislation, influencing the regulatory process of health reform and agent and broker compensation in state exchanges.
It seems trivial to ask questions about things like employee classification and FLSA rules after the devastating storm. However, correctly handling such issues is key to making sure employers get back up and running as quickly as possible. To help employers clear the confusion, Laura T. Kerekes, chief knowledge officer at ThinkHR, addresses some post-Sandy questions that may be top of mind for HR/benefits professionals.
Success in voluntary benefits involves selling the product to three parties: the broker, the employer and the employees. Participants in this roundtable panel discuss the importance of developing a long-term plan for strengthening the partnerships between those parties.
Carriers have done an admirable job of rolling out innovative voluntary benefits products, but that did not stop this roundtable panel from putting forth a few more. Bundled packages for part-time workers and integrated short- and long-term products are high on the list of desired developments for voluntary benefits.
Americans are becoming more optimistic about the direction of the country, giving a boost to President Barack Obama in the final stretch of the race for the White House, a Reuters/Ipsos poll showed on Wednesday.