First, let’s get the obvi out of the way - it was simply awesome to enjoy a national conference IN PERSON after 18 long months! I left this year’s Broker Expo with a renewed appreciation for face-to-face connections with industry partners.
Much of the conference focused on resiliency and how we – as benefit specialists – can shift our focus to support clients and partners in new ways. Today, I’m sharing some key takeaways…
Employees have dealt with a LOT over the last year - quarantine, working remotely, virtual school for children, changes to income and health concerns. Tons of adjustments have been made - and some have led to wins that will impact the future of healthcare consumerism.
Today, I'm sharing 3 facts employees now know, and 3 more facts they NEED to know...
Are you overwhelmed by the sheer volume of healthcare legislation articles? Yet, you study them so you aren’t caught flat-footed when a client asks about something?
Have you ever descended on D.C. with about a 1,000 other people?
Don’t worry - I’m not talking about an attempt to take over the Capitol Building. Rather, joining fellow members of the National Association of Health Underwriters (NAHU) to educate representatives about how the healthcare system is winning and failing back in their home districts.
Yep. It’s called lobbying.
Each year I take a risk and make some predictions for the benefits industry in the year ahead.
For this year’s predictions, I thought it’d be worth a laugh to make them alongside a review of my 2020 predictions and see…
There’s been a lot of talk the last two days about the dissolution of Haven - the Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway, JPMorgan Chase healthcare collaboration to do something about healthcare for their employees. This talk carries a prevalent theme of defeat with phrases such as "little to show for their efforts," and "not living up to the hype."
Remember the Amazon Fire Phone? Did anyone besides me own one?
Can you believe we’re in the final weeks of 2020? While we’re all hoping for a brighter 2021, some of this year’s challenges have brought positive impacts, too.
Today, we’re sharing the top 5 articles on topics that carry opportunities well beyond this year…
Brokers are smart and they have a lot to say. My favorite comedian inspired me to capture broker insights in a fun way to share with you. With that, we created Brokers In Cars Getting Coffee. Sometimes we’re in cars. Most of the time there’ll be coffee. But we always have great insights about the employee benefits industry!