Last year, the announcement of two infamous “mega-mergers” involving four leading health care insurers was seen as a direct consequence of massive provider consolidation, according to some analysts.
Employee satisfaction is at its highest level in 10 years, yet workers report low satisfaction with their benefits, compensation, time off, and "respectful treatment of employees" at work.
Nate Randall has a lot of love-hate relationships. In early 2016, the mild-mannered human resource guru launched Ursa Major, a Silicon Valley-based consultancy that advises health care technology startups and employers looking to “reimagine” their approach to benefits offerings within existing regulatory and product frameworks.
It would be no overstatement to describe EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants’ rise to the top of the benefits market as … well, epic.
In the 15-plus years he’s sold voluntary benefits, Joseph Alfonsi has seen industry jargon evolve along with tectonic shifts in the health care marketplace.
It’s the modern-day benefits broker paradox: Employers clamor for more wellness, but they really just need better existing plan design
More and more benefits brokers are consolidating all voluntary benefit options under one carrier in order to fuel topline revenue growth.
More than any other generation, baby boomers consider health care benefits the most important workplace perk. Just how much do baby boomers value their health care benefits? According to the Employee Benefits Research Institute, no other employer-provided benefit comes close. Nearly seven in 10 boomers—the oldest of whom have hit...
Millennials are not the only generation to prioritize cost in considering workplace health benefits. In Xerox’s 2016 HealthCare Attitudes Survey, nearly 60 percent of Generation Xers said that, come enrollment season, cost is their top concern. That’s roughly equal to the percentage of millennials who said the same.
Every benefits broker should, by now, be familiar with the raw data on millennial purchasing power. According to the most recent population estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau, reported by the Pew Research Center just weeks ago, millennials have officially overtaken Baby Boomers as the nation’s largest living generation.