What was your first experience at a large industry convention? I just attended my first National Association of Health Underwriters (NAHU) convention this week and it definitely did not disappoint. From legislative updates and professional development to networking and awards celebrations, it was a full event.
But, the most amazing aspect was seeing our association grapple with the current industry challenges and discuss innovative solutions.
I’m sharing our team’s top seven takeaways from this year’s NAHU convention…
Did you make it to San Diego for the BenefitsPRO Expo? From machine learning to the Broker of the Year Panel, it was a terrific 3 days of connecting with benefits experts from all over the country.
If you were there, maybe your mind is still swirling with ideas. If not, we believe sharing is caring and hope this recap helps to fill you in.
Below is a compiled list of 10 takeaways from our team....
Has Alexa changed your life yet? Vacuum the floor, start the dishwasher, feed the cat, clean the litter box, order more paper towels and lower the thermostat. That’s just a few items from the to-do list I handed over to Artificial Intelligence today – and all without one manual click or key stroke. Whew, no more straining my index finger to push all those buttons.
Health Insurance giant Cigna announced on Thursday that it has agreed to buy Express Scripts, the nation's largest pharmacy benefit manager (PBM). This is yet another blockbuster deal that continues to shake the healthcare landscape.
Unless you’ve been under a rock the past few days, you’ve heard that Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway, and JPMorgan Chase announced a collaboration to do something about healthcare for their employees. While the announcement highlighted goals of transparency, tech innovation, and forsaken profits – it didn’t include details of how these goals would be achieved. So, what are we supposed to think?
I'm still digesting all of the learnings from the Q4Live Conference in Tampa (writing this article helps a LOT).
What a great group of consultants, speakers - and no one expected a pirate attack. Actually, it was the Gasparilla Pirate festival outside our hotel. OR maybe it was a group of panicky brokers who didn't want to lose any more clients to the expert advisors collected at the La Meridian Hotel.
The conference was packed with insight that I've boiled down to a list of my 4 big takeaways….
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I used Telehealth to avoid the cost of a doctor’s visit and got prescription eyedrops for my seasonal allergies.
I also coordinated with my Advocate to itemize and document payments to providers and get those paid deductibles credited to a healthcare provider account.
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