How can you prepare for the future and reach your legislators? As California goes so does the rest of the nation. Charles Rosen, president of the California Association of Health Underwriters, shares why now is the time to shine and how the need for brokers has never been greater.
Worries about the security of personal information continue to weigh on Americans but eClinicalWorks Sam Bhat says health care patients can rest assured since the right steps are being taken to protect their health records electronically.
How the downside of technology affects brokers, insurance
John Lamb shares how health care can be fixed by using an IT mindset.
Using interactive applications to help plan participants.
For those in the industry that are ready to transform their business, its time to shine in 2013. Lambert Hsu, principal at BenefitPro Insurance Services; Garrett Durkin, insurance consultant at F.B.C. Services; and Sam Fleet, President and CEO of AmWINS Group Benefits share at the 7th Annual Employee Benefit Summit in Phoenix their thoughts about the upcoming year and how theyre preparing.
Gallagher deal with Liazon markets latest addition to complex state health care reform exchange market
Craig Davidson on how health insurance consumers will soon face a technology divide for employee benefits
EBA editor Elizabeth Galentine says how technology is not always the answer for brokers
With health reform summary of benefits and coverage advisers must help employers change communication
Workout program tied to Xbox allows employees to get fit, save on health care premiums.
Employee benefits clients demand greater technological fluency, advisers adjust.
Of the 14 life insurance firms monitored by Corporate Insight, Liberty Mutual and USAA were cited as having the strongest social media performances and were awarded top grades.
Under health reform, state health care exchanges are slated to operate in 2014 - not much time to figure out the role a broker will play in the system. As we await more definitive information on what exactly constitutes a "navigator," one can look toward California, which is further along in setting up its exchange, as a potential model, says Neil Crosby, director of sales at Westlake Village, Calif.-based Warner Pacific Insurance Services.
The primary cause of stress, points out James Werner, CEO of Wealth Habit, is finances. With the average employer spending just under 9% of payroll on extended disability absences - most of which are related to stress - Werner believes an increased focus on financial wellness in the workplace has the potential to not only help employees save, but also save their employers "hundreds of thousands, or even billions, of dollars a year."