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5.06.2019

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. 

4.27.2019

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. 

3.26.2019

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. 

12.26.2018

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…

11.07.2018

How many of your clients find healthcare and insurance complicated and expensive? Pretty much everyone, right? 

Employees face challenges engaging a confusing system and employers deal with ever-growing costs associated with that same system.

Today I’m sharing 3 reasons healthcare navigation with our new advocacy partner, Compass Professional Health Services, can be a game-changer for your clients and their employees.  

9.25.2018


UGH, healthcare costs! We deal with the topic every day, but do we know the stats? 

According to Milliman Medical Index, annual medical costs for a family of four is now nearly $27,000 – up $5,000 in the last 4 years. Employees are paying more for healthcare than ever before, too…

 

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3.20.2018

Are you struggling to offer fun ideas to keep your clients (and their members) engaged? As a former HR Director, I remember the challenge well. Even with great benefits, helping employees understand how they work and the best way to use them is like getting someone to use their gym membership…or is that just me?  

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I was camping several hours from civilization and fell several feet, and was quite injured. I couldn't get evacuated... At that time, I called the freshbenies Telehealth service.

 

 



 

Although I needed immediate care, the physician was VERY reassuring and he stayed on the phone with me... I eventually got help and his advice was not only excellent, but made me feel safe.