How Carriers and Healthcare Plans Are Adjusting to COVID-19
As carriers start ramping up for policy renewals, they will be introducing a variety of changes brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic.
4 Things to Know in Your Quest to Become an Insurance Broker
Have you been thinking of becoming an insurance broker? If so, here are four things you should know going into it.
Trends in Employer-Sponsored Healthcare for 2020 and Beyond
Employer-sponsored healthcare plans are anything but static. They evolve over time – some more quickly than others.
COVID-19 Nudges Brokers into a New World of Technology
Perhaps the most profound change brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic is the use of video conferencing. Even with email and social at the ready, brokers who would otherwise meet with clients face-to-face are now reaching out to schedule a video chat.
Why Leadership Skills Are Important to Insurance Brokers
People outside of our industry may not look at insurance brokers as leaders, but we do. Insurance brokers are leaders in as much as they help clients navigate the complex world of employee benefits to ensure that they come up with a package that is good for them and their workers.
Why Brokers Should Partner with General Agencies
Independent insurance brokers, by definition, work across a broad spectrum of clients and carriers. It is their job to cut through the fog on both sides of the equation so as to connect clients with those carriers capable of providing exactly what they need.
COVID-19 and Paid Leave Where We Stand Right Now
Having to stay home from work because you either test positive for coronavirus or have been sickened by it could have meant not being paid had it not been for federal legislation. The same goes for staying home to care for sick relatives or children unable to go to school or daycare.
How COVID-19 Has Impacted the Health Insurance Broker's Day
Insurance brokers make a living by helping their clients find and obtain the right kind of insurance for a particular need. The health insurance broker focuses on standard health along with vision and dental insurance products.
Health Insurance Continuation Coverage Under COBRA
A new report regarding COBRA coverage was released on June 26, 2020.
New Survey of the American Worker Sheds Light on Working Through the Pandemic
Organizations that inspire loyalty and trust are the ones that provide solid leadership during a crisis, a new survey from Prudential shows.
Businesses Hit by COVID-19 Can Take Advantage of Three New Credits
If your clients have been adversely affected by the novel Coronavirus pandemic, you should know about three important new credit programs available from the IRS.
Employee Benefits: Where We Stand Right Now
Like so many others in the payroll and benefits administration sector, we began 2020 with an eye on a number of trends that we were expecting to emerge over the course of the year. Much has changed within the last few months thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic. Some of what we anticipated for 2020 will not likely come to fruition.