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Tips from a vision benefits pro: What makes a good vision network?

One of the highest drivers of employee satisfaction with a vision plan is network coverage. I've seen this consistently over…

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Why Patient Centricity Matters in Health Care Today

Patient centricity is all about putting patients first — making them the "center" of the health care experience. In a…

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Insurance Plan Design: All Roads Lead Back to Value

How exactly is an insurance plan made? It depends, to a certain extent, on when it was designed. Some 15 or 20 years ago,…

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An Employer’s Guide to Value-Based Care

For generations, health care has been offered on a fee-for-service basis – meaning for every MRI, blood test or flu shot,…

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Report finds younger American workers don’t understand the importance of disability coverage

May is Disability Insurance Awareness Month and that means the disability insurance industry strives to educate consumers…

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Employee Incentives Falling Short? Personalize Your Wellness Program

It's been called the "secret sauce" of workplace wellness, as well as one of the top trends in employee incentives for…

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Tips from a vision benefits pro: Benchmarking your vision plan

Finding the "right talent" is the number one challenge for CEOs in 2019, according to a recent report.1 In my previous posts…

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Tips from a vision benefits pro: Picking the right plan design

If you read my previous blog post, you know the value of offering a vision plan to your employees – it helps win the war…

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Delayed retirement and the cost of employer health care

How Delayed Retirement Impacts Health Insurance Costs

Every day, 10,000 baby boomers turn 65. And although the median retirement age is about 62, the share of people over 65 who…

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How to Market Your Health Benefits to Job Candidates

Doing your job well is difficult when you're constantly fretting about what would happen if you got sick and didn't have the…

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A company's buying group discusses small business health insurance options to build a consensus.

The Health Insurance Buying Process, Part 6: Creating Consensus

Making any sort of business investment means entering into what can be an intimidatingly complex process — and buying…

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An HR decision-maker and broker sit beside each other at a desk to discuss the importance of health insurance and to go through specific plan considerations.

The Health Insurance Buying Process, Part 5: Validating Your Choice

Making any sort of business investment means entering into what can be an intimidatingly complex process — and buying…

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