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Don’t Wait For An Emergency. Start Strategizing Today.

An airline won’t enter the sky without being prepared and fully inspected first. You can be sure the pilot has been trained and the plane has been equipped with all necessary life-saving devices. Because no one wants to be responsible for sending an unprepared plane in the air should an emergency happen. Always be ready. Your […]

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NextGen Strategies- If It Was Easy Everyone Would Be Doing It

NextGen strategies has become a buzzword in benefits. There are a lot of advisors talking about these strategies and a lot of employers are eager to hear about them. Yet, while these strategies do bring lower costs and better, higher quality care to plan members, we aren’t seeing these strategies come to fruition a lot […]

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Case Study of Heartland Growers: The Kindest Thing You Can Do For Your Employees

Heartland Growers is a full-service wholesale greenhouse, a family owned and operated business that is considered one of the most modern greenhouse facilities in Indiana. Their efficient and automated growing facility stretches over thirty acres, offers a wide variety of plants and supports a large workforce. A workforce they consider to be one of their […]

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Case Study of The Town of Plainfield: How Workplace Empathy Changed Their Benefits.

There are many different leadership styles in business today, but a quality that is becoming fundamental to the workplace is empathy. This has been especially true since Covid-19. When employees feel heard, understood, and appreciated by their employers they are eager to work, are happier, and genuinely enjoy being at their workplace. This helps to […]

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Mental Health in Benefits: Not Just Lip Service

COVID brought a lot of changes to the workforce during its lengthy stay, from remote working to E-learning and even casual attire. But perhaps the most significant change is the sudden emphasis on the importance of mental health in employee benefits.Since the pandemic, we have had many clients come to us requesting that mental health […]

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The Time is Now — Stop Taking the Easy Way Out

Family premiums have now reached around $2,000 a month. That’s 24k a year. On top of that families typically need to pay $6,000 to $10,000 deductibles. A tremendous amount of money that can leave many households struggling. We have reached a point where employers, advisors, and many others in the healthcare system need to recognize […]

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Reverse High Renewal Prices and Give Back

Our client faced a staggering 30% increase in renewals this year due to a high claimant on their plan — one that was no longer an employee during the renewal process. Their employee left the company in July, yet the previous high claims were included in the cost of the renewal.Price hikes like these are […]

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Avoid the Illusion of Choice — Keep it Simple

Imagine being in the hospital awaiting surgery. Your team of doctors presents you with two options. The surgeon explains each option with precise medical terminology, procedural protocol and possible outcomes. But what if you still don’t understand what the options are and what they mean?How do you actually make that decision?That’s often how healthcare insurance […]

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Don’t Take Your Foot Off the Gas

Now is not the time to take your foot off the gas. When it comes to your employee benefits strategy, maintaining a constant speed throughout the year is the best way to ensure your plan will meet its required objectives.By taking an in-depth look of what happened in 2021, you can create a strategic plan […]

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Top 5 Books Every C-Suite Leader Should Read

Leaders that are confident in their communication and people skills, have strong management strategy, exhibit innovation and demonstrate empathy are better able to guide their organizations and meet their goals.A focus on self-improvement can help c-suite leaders strengthen these abilities. Afterall, personal growth can be considered professional growth, especially at this level of career success. […]

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