BenefitsPRO Magazine-February 2012

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  • When the new wears off

    Brian Hicks

    What happened? You succumbed to The Creep. You were committed to a goal until it became inconvenient.

  • A day in the life of document management

    Michael Bewley

    In an era where brokers are under increasing pressure to add value to client relationships, its become a business imperative to streamline administrative tasks and focus on service.

  • ACOs: The fix to a fragmented system?

    Amanda McGrory-Dixon

    Accountable care organizations aim to directly address the problems plaguing health care, including cost, quality and satisfaction. Theyre also an integral component to health care reform. But are ACOs the way to go?

  • The power of the matrix

    Bob Heston

    Infrastructure is strength, and companies without an interlinking matrix design are empty shells.

  • Preventable chronic disease on the rise

    Kathryn Mayer

    Increases in obesity, diabetes and children in poverty are offsetting improvements in smoking cessation, preventable hospitalizations and cardiovascular deaths, according to the United Health Foundations 2011 Americas Health Rankings.

  • Does retirement income even exist anymore?

    Kathryn Mayer

    Theres a common misconception about how people plan for their retirement: They dont. And while it used to be something that would often work itself out, thats no longer the case.

  • 5 money saving tips for buying health insurance

    Kathryn Mayer

    With consumers looking for ways to save wherever they can in todays economy, here are five tips from UnitedHealthcares Golden Rule Insurance Company to help individuals and families shopping for their own health insurance for 2012.

  • Arguing over AD&D

    Benefits Selling staff

    Accidental death and dismemberment policy values remain debatablefor some.

  • Johnson: What I've learned

    Interview by Denis Storey

    When Benefits Selling launched eight-and-a-half years ago in the late spring of 2003, Rich Johnson graced the cover. To say that hes done all right since then might be considered something of an understatement.

  • Tech Power

    Nancy Sansom

    Agents, consultants and brokers who offer a technology platform can provide a new and better way to communicate and manage benefits programs.

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