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12.26.2018

Another year is almost “in the books!” 2018 brought plenty of merger and acquisition headlines, continued trends toward consumerism tools and no real changes from Washington for healthcare reform. 

As you look toward 2019, be sure to check out Reid’s 10 predictions for 2019 benefits and healthcare. And, check out our 5 most-read articles from 2018…

11.07.2018

How many of your clients find healthcare and insurance complicated and expensive? Pretty much everyone, right? 

Employees face challenges engaging a confusing system and employers deal with ever-growing costs associated with that same system.

Today I’m sharing 3 reasons healthcare navigation with our new advocacy partner, Compass Professional Health Services, can be a game-changer for your clients and their employees.  

9.25.2018


UGH, healthcare costs! We deal with the topic every day, but do we know the stats? 

According to Milliman Medical Index, annual medical costs for a family of four is now nearly $27,000 – up $5,000 in the last 4 years. Employees are paying more for healthcare than ever before, too…

 

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3.20.2018

Are you struggling to offer fun ideas to keep your clients (and their members) engaged? As a former HR Director, I remember the challenge well. Even with great benefits, helping employees understand how they work and the best way to use them is like getting someone to use their gym membership…or is that just me?  

2.26.2018

How do you handle soaring Rx costs for your clients? Pharmacy costs are driving up health plan pricetags, while fewer drugs are covered each year. This means employees are taking a huge hit in out of pocket expenses for their meds. It's a lose-lose for employers and employees.

Today, I'm sharing 3 trends that show your clients need another prescription strategy outside of the health plan.

2.13.2018

How have you stayed competitive through all of the shifts we've experienced in healthcare? As brokers, you've had to provide more for your clients, while commissions took a dip. 

1.23.2018

Have you heard the saying, "When one door closes, another opens?" Well, that's what should happen, but when it comes to accessing the healthcare system, it's not always the case. 

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I was told by my doctor that I needed an MRI. He referred me to a facility that quoted me $3500.



I decided to check out the freshbenies Advocacy service and they were able to find me a facility that brought my cost down to $400.