Ohio town’s new health insurance broker saves it more than $2 million

I always think it’s nice to see insurance agents and brokers acknowledged publicly for saving a client money, so a June 2 article from...

Insurance entities urging Santa to review coverage before Christmas Eve

Santa Claus is being urged (in a tongue-in-cheek manner) to review his insurance coverage prior to embarking on his incredible around-the-world journey on Christmas Eve.

New York fines Zenefits $1.2 million for unlicensed insurance sales

Zenefits has reached a settlement with another state, and it’s a pricey one. New York Financial Services Superintendent Maria T. Vullo announced on April 11...

New ‘bundles’ offering provides benefits options tailored to needs and budgets of small businesses

Small businesses are constantly challenged to figure out how to affordably attract employees while retaining the ones they have – and do so with...

Buffett, Bezos and Dimond appoint CEO for new health care venture

Dr. Atul Gawande will lead the yet unnamed new company addressing employee healthcare challenges, which will be based in Boston and operate independently and free from profit-making incentives and constraints.

Zenefits under scrutiny over allegations of unlicensed brokers selling health insurance

Zenefits, the fast-growing Silicon Valley startup offering cloud-based software as a service to companies for managing their human resources with a particular focus on...

Individual life sales forecast calls for 3% growth in 2019

U.S. individual life insurance sales are expected to rise 3% to $15.0 billion in 2019, according to LIMRA’s just-released annual predictions report. Growth also expected in technology and workplace retirement savings plans.

2017 health insurance trends: HSAs, wellness incentives and other tactics employers looking at to...

With the future of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and its Cadillac Tax unclear, employers are looking beyond substantial health plan design changes to...

Employers pay much less for health care than government, but ACA increasing government share

A new study from Washington D.C.-based American Health Policy Institute (AHPI) has found employers spend an average of $3,430 per employee for employer-provided health...

The State of Employee Benefits: Findings from the 2017 Health and Workplace Benefits Survey

Dental insurance reclaims the second-most offered benefit spot from retirement savings plans and life insurance leapfrogged vision insurance to claim the fourth spot in the recently released 2017 Health and Workplace Benefits Survey.