Just how high do pets rank in family status? When asked who they’d bring to a desert island, more people answered, “my cat” or “my dog” than “my husband” or “my wife.” Additionally, 55% of pet owners are purchasing birthday presents and 37% are cooking food for their fur babies. We’re CRAZY for our pets.
Today, I’m sharing 3 reasons why pet benefits are a smart move for employers and their employees.
One more week and this decade is “in the books!” Important things like memes have gotten better, but what about healthcare? From the 2010 signing of the Affordable Care Act to chants of “Repeal and Replace” to #MedicareForAll – healthcare reform continues to be a hot button.
Do you hesitate introducing a new benefit to your HR Director clients because you see they already work with so many vendors? It's wise to evaluate the impact implementing new benefits has on your clients - and to pick partners who make that implementation and ongoing service smooth.
With that in mind, we're sharing 4 ways freshbenies makes life easier for HR clients…
Do you ever find yourself standing at a doorway, pulling hard and getting nowhere? And then realize it’s a PULL door? Yeah. Been there.
Do you dread renewal planning meetings with the constant rate increases and resulting reduction in benefits? Even in today’s price-sensitive market, you can change the story. One common employer complaint is, “We need to get our employees to think differently about their healthcare. How can we get people to be more engaged and empowered?”
Do you notice how quickly our employee benefits industry is changing lately? From “Medicare For All” to reference-based pricing, consolidation of agencies to value-based insurance design - there are new products, services, and ideas. And, they’re coming at us faster than ever before with no end in sight.
When was the last time you ordered from Amazon Prime? It’s great to have a need delivered to your doorstep instead of going out to hunt it down. As easy as it is, there are millions of people who haven’t made it a habit.
The same can be said for Telehealth. It’s easy. It’s everywhere. Most people have access to it but haven’t even tried it.
As someone in the employee benefits industry, you already know medical prices can vary wildly between healthcare providers for the same procedure, in the same network, and even within the same zip code.
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…
I’m an advocate for using the freshbenies Advocacy service!
I had a few recent doctor visits and got a bunch of bills. I thought, why not give it a try and see what they can find.
They found some mis-billing and got it removed, saving me a few hundred dollars. Worth the small effort to send it in!