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It has been a little over five years since the President signed the Affordable Care Act (ACA), which enacted a comprehensive health insurance reform program. The various regulations have been spread out to allow employers and government agencies time to plan for and then implement new requirements. While this has
There is no disagreement within the industry that the past few years have fundamentally changed health care, employee benefits and insurance. The nature and severity of these changes sent shock waves reverberating throughout the industry several times over. Now that the proverbial eye of the storm has passed, there is
This time of year, many begin to think about the start of a new year, and what it may mean to their industry and businesses. Some worry about what the year ahead may bring, while others look forward to change and growth. For the health care and benefits industry, what
Several years ago, those who worked in the insurance industry had their day-to-day routines shaken up. Health reform legislation turned broker operations on its head, and independent insurance brokers, general agents and brokerage firms were trying to find their new normal while also getting a grasp on things like MOOPs
An experienced executive with extensive sales management experience in the human resources and employee benefits fields, Cohen will oversee sales for Connecture's On Ramp solution
Including new HSA plan design quoting and Full Market Snapshot expanded features
Benefit Advisors Network (BAN) – a national network of independent employee benefit firms – has partnered with and SyncStream Solutions and GoHealth. These strategic partnerships will provide additional benefits BAN members can offer exclusively to their employer clients.
With the passage of the PPACA (“ACA”), states are required to have a certified insurance exchange by Jan. 1, 2014, or risk defaulting to the national HHS Exchange.
In 2008, PriceWaterhouseCoopers' research team surveyed senior executives at more than 100 large US-based multinational companies and more than 250 privately held small companies. The large companies each have an average of 8,000 employees and revenue of about $3 billion. The small employers each have
The Gartner 2008 healthcare payer application survey reveals slow adoption of an enterprisewide CRM strategy. Having no CRM strategy in place will cause roadblocks to business growth as health insurers struggle to increase membership.