Do you ever find yourself standing at a doorway, pulling hard and getting nowhere? And then realize it’s a PULL door? Yeah. Been there.
Do you dread renewal planning meetings with the constant rate increases and resulting reduction in benefits? Even in today’s price-sensitive market, you can change the story. One common employer complaint is, “We need to get our employees to think differently about their healthcare. How can we get people to be more engaged and empowered?”
Do you notice how quickly our employee benefits industry is changing lately? From “Medicare For All” to reference-based pricing, consolidation of agencies to value-based insurance design - there are new products, services, and ideas. And, they’re coming at us faster than ever before with no end in sight.
When was the last time you ordered from Amazon Prime? It’s great to have a need delivered to your doorstep instead of going out to hunt it down. As easy as it is, there are millions of people who haven’t made it a habit.
The same can be said for Telehealth. It’s easy. It’s everywhere. Most people have access to it but haven’t even tried it.
As someone in the employee benefits industry, you already know medical prices can vary wildly between healthcare providers for the same procedure, in the same network, and even within the same zip code.
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…
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.
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…
I was sick, but didn’t have the energy to go to the doctor. Many of my workmates had been sick and out for 3-4 days. I couldn’t afford to be out that long.
I got online and chatted with freshbenies to get my user name and password. After completing my Telehealth profile and requesting a visit, I was soon talking to a doctor. He prescribed an antibiotic and cough medication.
That evening I was feeling much better, and with just one more day of rest, I was more than ready to get back to work.