Self-Funding: Stop loss source list
When Michael Turpin was a top insurance executive, he understood that the more comprehensive coverage his company sold customers, the more profit his business would make.
The recent decision by Coca-Cola to end voicemail services for landlines had the web abuzz for daysvoicemail is dead! But reports of voicemail's demise are probably exaggerated, at least for the foreseeable future.
Self-funding has become increasingly popular among employers.
UMB Healthcare Services said it has surpassed $1 billion in health savings account deposits and assets after growing 36 percent in the past year.
There are two fundamentally opposing points of view when it comes to the best design of voluntary products: CYTT and KISS.
The workers compensation system was one of the triumphs of the industrial age.
For all the talk about investment options as they pertain to 401(k) plans, beyond addressing the basics there's very little differentiation in the long-term impact of the choices.
Consumer-driven health plans are increasingly helping control costs at companies that provide employee health insurance.
Slightly more than 16 percent of the 401(k)s plans in Arizona significantly underperformed an average benchmark, though the Grand Canyon State did see the largest year-over-year improvement.
Who's the best sales trainer you ever had? Mine was Elmer Fudd.
Susan L. Combs
When PPACA started coming down the pike and some brokers started jumping ship for fear of falling commissions, I starting thinking: How are there ways to make more cash with little cost?
As if you haven't heard already, Disneyland is a great place for magic, moments, chance meetings with giant miceand the measles.
After years of criticizing the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, the GOP has unveiled an alternative plan to the controversial law that would scrap PPACA's mandates but still offer tax credits for those buying private insurance.
I believe the independent agency system and its producers have the potential, and need, to be a more significant contributor to client success than any other partner their clients have.
For years, weve discussed millennials as if, at best, they were some sort of novelty.
Bonnie Brazzell and Gil Lowerre
Some trends in the industry are obvious while others are more hiddenout of sight and under the surface.
Denis Storey, Designed by Joe Schlue
Strictly speaking, stop loss reinsurance is used by most self-insured employers to reduce exposure to loss with their health benefits.