BenefitsPRO Magazine-November 2015

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  • International medical insurance: A new world

    Paul Wilson

    When Andrew Bard, vice president of sales for Indianapolis-based HCC Medical Insurance Services, saw a help wanted ad, it was the first time he thought about international medical insurance. It's really paid off.

  • Readers’ Choice Awards 2015

    Kathryn Mayer

    We can talk about coverage, reform preparedness and innovationand the companies who provide itall we want, but there's nothing like hearing from those deep in the trenches about which carriers are getting it right.

  • Please, (cough) just call in sick

    Kathryn Mayer

    For the past several days, Ive been hearing lots of coughing and sneezingand general discussions about fevers, vomiting and a lot of other unpleasant symptoms Id really rather not catch.

  • Breaking free of a zero-sum game

    Marty Traynor

    In simple terms, a zero-sum game is one in which the victories of one competitor are exactly matched by the losses of another.

  • Why brokers matter

    Paul Wilson

    For many brokers, the breakneck pace of open enrollment season may not even leave time for doctor appointments or lunch breaks, let alone big picture thinking and moments of introspection.

  • How do you solve a problem like QLACs?

    Christopher Carosa

    When the government announced it would include qualified longevity annuity contracts in 401(k) plans, the insurance industry rejoiced. Yet, for all the initial excitement, QLACs have been slow to move out of the gate.

  • Getting better every day

    Brian Hicks

    I know the schedule is getting crazy and PPACA is still adding wrinkles, but let's agree right now to make getting better every day our motto this season.

  • Cleared for takeoff

    Alan Goforth

    International business travel is so commonplace that it's easy to overlook potential medical risks.

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