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A new survey reveals costs will rise significantly with health care reform, but will be balanced with increased access to care and new organizational efficiencies that will improve patients quality of care.
Bonnie Brazzell , Gil Lowerre
The voluntary business is an important economic bellwether. It sounds plausible given that these are discretionary financial product purchases by large numbers of consumers.
Individual disability income markets combined premiums dropped for the second consecutive year as a result of poor economic conditions. But the drop from 2009 to 2010 was significantly lower than the previous year signaling future sales may be on the rebound.
How voluntary benefits can help your agency offset lost income
Sure, theres real moneyand real challengeinvolved in selling products to the big guys in the business. But there can be real benefits (so to speak).
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Do your clients know its the best way to rein in health care costs?
Despite sales being down, some brokers say voluntary benefits are posing themselves for future growth.
Doctors in the United States spend almost four times more on health insurance administrative costs than their neighbors up north, according to new data.
Becoming a good health care consumer may get a bit easier for some if new proposed rules from the Departments of Health and Human Services, Labor and the Treasury go into effect next year as planned.
By Eric Johnson
Its pretty clear that whoever said theres no such thing as a stupid question never worked in the insurance industry.
Interview by Denis Storey
Larry Gordon, Atlantic Risk Management Corp., Columbia, Md.
Producers too often run their business without letting their teammates know whats important. Everyone may have a general sense of the mission, but not on what they need to do to make it happen.
Though feeling good and being healthy sounds closely related, for too many Americans there is a vast difference.
By Benefits Selling Staff
Despite lingering health reform uncertainty and a still-sluggish economy, brokers remain oddly optimistic about their own individual futures but worried about the industry.
The long, trudging march of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act toward the U.S. Supreme Court is nearing the end, of the road, as court after court clash over the constitutionality of the landmark legislation.
Imagine what the world of benefits will be like in 35 years, in 2046, when some begin hitting 100. The real future will be strange and a lot more complicated.
The national average individual market health insurance premium per person, per month is $215. In Massachusetts it's $400.
Like the villain in a bad slasher flick, Congress will be back to take another stab at Medicare cuts.