John Lamb on two technologies that will help you keep pace with advancements.
Reward results, not attendance in new workplace model.
Despite a CMS report Friday that nearly half of all applications completed so far are from the federally-run state exchanges, brokers on the front lines have a different perspective.
Just how will the fight in Congress over health exchange website glitches pan out? EBA spoke with former Capitol Hill staffer Drew Crouch, now director of government relations at Buck Consultants, about potential Republican strategies and if tax reform that would impact employee benefits might still be on the table for this year.
The state-run exchanges in Washington and Kentucky have received positive press about their websites working in comparison to the federal, but brokers havent had much hand in the success.
EBA Blogger Jerry Kalish shares how referring to yourself in the third person can help you get it right or make it happen.
A recent survey conducted by the National Business Group on Health shows surprisingly different results about employee ACA knowledge than a similar poll the organization commissioned in the summer.
Never underestimate the value you bring to clients simply by being there.
The shutdown is over and the debt ceiling has been vaulted, but those watching the deal come out of Congress say just because the ACA and employee benefits were largely left out of the fray, it doesnt mean they wont feature prominently in future budget debates.
After the partisan passions and heated rhetoric, the disruptions of a government shutdown and displays of dysfunction, Congress did what it could have done weeks ago: voted to fund the government and lift the debt limit.
Senate leaders are poised to reach an agreement as early as today to bring a halt to the fiscal standoff, and now must race the clock to sell the plan to lawmakers before U.S. borrowing authority runs out this week.
A LIMRA study shows an overwhelming majority of small employers are eager to work with advisers, and the man who helped create the ACA has a message for how brokers can be successful.
To survive today, independent brokers should work with clients on where they want to be as a business in 3-5 years and then build their benefits strategy around that goal. EBA's Adviser of the Year Jennifer Eilers shares these tips and more.
Securian Financial Group created a voluntary product division to better meet broker's needs in this space, says Eli Vogen, the new lead on the project. He spoke with EBA's Gillian Roberts about what they're hearing already from brokers and what's to come for the voluntary industry.
Just like your blood pressure can sneak up on you, Miller Ingenuity chief executive officer Steve Blue says there are silent factors that could catch you off guard and ruin your business. Blue, a business strategy consultant, says brokers should watch for these warning signs that the health of your business may be at risk