Another year is almost “in the books!” 2018 brought plenty of merger and acquisition headlines, continued trends toward consumerism tools and no real changes from Washington for healthcare reform.
As you look toward 2019, be sure to check out Reid’s 10 predictions for 2019 benefits and healthcare. And, check out our 5 most-read articles from 2018…
1. $63M Saved! 3 Tips to Deliver True Savings
Did you see the 2018 freshbenies Million Dollar Club winners? It was SO great celebrating our broker partners who’ve helped clients save $1M+ over the years with freshbenies. And it all started with a LinkedIn post (as Reid describes in this article).
Click here to read this article with 3 tips for being a strategic, stand-out partner to your clients.
BONUS: Click to watch Tanya Boyd, one of our Million Dollar Club winners, share a recent story of one employer’s reaction to their freshbenies Utilization Report.
2. Stop Competing on Price: 5 Tips
Do you communicate a compelling value proposition to your clients or simply focus on price? Heidi shares 5 tips to compete in a way that most won’t. Click here to check it out now.
3. Healthcare AI and Machine Learning: 4.5 Things to Know
Artificial Intelligence and machine learning in the healthcare space will surpass $1.7 billion in 2019. We’ll see AI functions being touted throughout websites and apps. So, what do you need to know? Check out these insights from Tonia Degner, our Chief Strategy Officer and former-Amazonian.
4. Out of Pocket Costs: 3 Pain Points to Address with Your Clients
It’s projected that total healthcare costs for a family of four will surpass $29,000 next year. Premiums for that family will average $8,000 with $4,900 in out of pocket costs. Jadd highlights three problems associated with these rising costs that top advisors must address with their clients. Click here to read it now.
5. Why Propose Benefits for the Unbenefited? 3 Reasons
How do you plan to prospect and grow your business next year? Neil shares three reasons you should include unbenefited employee populations in your strategy to open up an untapped opportunity. Read about it here.
BONUS: Do your 2019 business plans include some shifts in strategy? Reid was interviewed on a podcast and shared 3 tips for making a major pivot in your business – listen here.
Now it’s your turn! What articles, podcasts, books, etc. did you find most helpful this year? Comment below or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org to share your biggest learnings from 2018 – we’d love to hear!