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11.05.2019

We just returned from the second annual HLTH Conference at MGM Grand in Las Vegas and it did not disappoint again this year (click here to read my 2018 takeaways). HLTH (pronounced “health”) is a one-of-a-kind ecosystem event for the health industry.

9.17.2019

Employee benefits aren’t what they used to be – or at least they aren’t limited to what they used to be. Medical, life, disability and retirement remain important, but how do employers stand out from the competition? 

Benefits help employers differentiate themselves in order to attract and retain quality employees. If that’s true, then offering the typical benefits only achieves part of the goal. 

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Consider these stats…

8.06.2019


Do you remember when Haven Healthcare was launched? 

It was February 2018 when Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway, and JPMorgan Chase announced a collaboration to do something about healthcare for their employees. 

I shared my initial thoughts in this article focused on transparency, tech innovation, and the decision to form their collaboration as a non-profit entity. 

So, what do we know after 18 months? I’m sharing 4 updates…

7.09.2019

I just returned from the phenomenal 2019 NAHU (National Association of Health Underwriters) Annual convention in beautiful San Diego! 

5.23.2019

Like many of you, we attend quite a few employee benefits conferences every year, but Q4Live is one of our favorites (click here to see our Top 10 List). This conference is about personal development and networking for advisors committed to professional growth.

4.09.2019

Did you make it to BenefitsPRO in Miami last week? If so, you heard a LOT of talk about disruption. Maybe you’re thinking this has become a buzzword with little meaning. But what I found most refreshing about the conference was the amount of discussion around the execution of disruptive ideas. 

Today I’m sharing 3 approaches of disruptors that were highlighted at the conference...

4.02.2019

On April 14th, Game of Thrones returns to HBO for its eighth and final season. It’s said to be one of the most anticipated in the history of television. In preparation for GOT’s return, I recently re-watched the entire series. 

As I watched the previous 67 episodes, I was struck by some of the lessons that could be applied to our industry and specifically freshbenies. I’m sharing four fun parallels…

3.10.2019

I grew up in Canada and have been speaking on the government-controlled healthcare topic throughout the employee benefits industry for 20+ years. 

Like a horror movie, the topic is screaming “I’m baaaaack!” And it is - in a big way. 

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Christine from MN
Christine from MN
beniebeliever

I was sick, but didn’t have the energy to go to the doctor. Many of my workmates had been sick and out for 3-4 days. I couldn’t afford to be out that long.

 

 



 

I got online and chatted with freshbenies to get my user name and password. After completing my Telehealth profile and requesting a visit, I was soon talking to a doctor. He prescribed an antibiotic and cough medication. 

 



That evening I was feeling much better, and with just one more day of rest, I was more than ready to get back to work.