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The Brokers, Advisors and Consultants community covers the latest news and illustrating the latest trends and guidelines set by the PPACA that help brokers, advisors and consultants stay current with the changing market, remain compliant with government regulations and continue to provide effective plan designs to their clients/employers. The community features articles, press releases, white papers, case studies, blogs, videos and podcasts.

Articles

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Firm Announces "Unbiased" Private Exchange Consulting Division

Not long after Moody's Investors Service highlighted human resource/benefits consulting firms as the early winners in the emerging private exchange space, Chicago's Laurus Strategies, a consulting firm specializing in HR, employee benefits and risk management, has announced the formal launch of its Private Exchange Consulting (PEC) practice.

Selling Voluntary Benefits in The New Era of Health Care Exchanges

Named the Transitions Vision Benefits Broker of the Year in 2012, Anthony Glaub, president, Professional Insurance Enrollers, has been a leading broker in selling voluntary benefits – including vision, dental and disability – in the changing health care landscape. In this conversation, Anthony addresses the challenges and opportunities for brokers,

Death of a Salesman?

Bachman's Banter: Are insurance salesmen going the way of travel agents? The 1949 award-winning play Death of a Salesman by Arthur Miller featured Willy Loman, a salesman who was anxious, paranoid and confused reality with imaginary fears. Should agents be worried? As former president Richard Nixon once said, “Just because

In An Era of Health Care Volatility, Supplemental Benefits Offer Security People Can Count On

Helping workers make informed benefits decisions can often be a challenge—even without massive change and confusion. In light of recent industry shifts and heightened concern about the costs of health care, the potential for confusion is higher than ever.

Blog Posts

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This Week on HealthCare Consumerism Radio: The Private Exchange Effect

07/22/2014 - Private exchanges are coming, but how will the transition affect the various stakeholders in employee...

 

Get to Know the Types of Private Exchange Models

07/22/2014 - When it comes to making an important decision, a significant investment or even beginning a...

 

This Week on HealthCare Consumerism Radio: Health Advocacy, Onsite Clinics and Wellness

07/16/2014 - On this week's program, your hosts Brent Macy and Doug Field will be exploring issues...

 

This Week on HealthCare Consumerism Radio: Choosing the Right Health Plan, Health Account Administration and Private Exchanges

07/09/2014 - We hope all of our listeners and supporters had a fun and safe July 4...

 

Press Releases

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Lockton and GetInsured Partner to Offer Employers Individual Health Insurance Exchange Solutions

GetInsured, a leading health insurance exchange platform, announced today it has partnered with Lockton, the world's largest privately held independent insurance broker, to offer employers customized health insurance solutions for employees who do not qualify for sponsored plans.

Digital Benefit Advisors Strengthens N.C. Footprint, Enrolls Thousands in Private Exchange Platform

Firm acquires Forrester & Associates Insurance; partners with First Citizens Bank and Watkins Financial Group

Wells Fargo Insurance Announces New Regional Leadership for Employee Benefits National Practice

Mike Mascolo, Peter Moore and Robert Volkel named new regional leaders

White Papers

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State-based Health Reform Seven-step Strategy

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.

What Employers Want From Health Insurers--Now

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

Lack of a CRM Strategy Hinders Health Insurer Growth

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.

IHC Radio

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Inaugural Corporate Member Spotlight Show

Podcast 5/4/2012: Get to Know our Members: HealthCare Consumerism Radio is proud to present its inaugural Corporate Member Spotlight Show. ... Listen

 

Healthcare Consumerism Radio Archive - Mar 16, 2012

Podcast: Buzzword "Transparency" ... Listen

 

HealthCare Consumerism Radio: Get to Know the IHC

Podcast 4/6/12: Get to Know the IHC ... Listen

 
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