HR Burnout – How Benefit Program Portals Can Help
How Benefit Program portals help. Implementing and managing an organization’s employee benefits program can put a significant amount of pressure on HR professionals who can be flooded with employee benefits program questions and concerns, taking them away from strategic priorities such as employee retention, recruitment, engagement and productivity efforts.The past several years have been particularly […]
Shortages in the Healthcare Industry and Your Benefits Program
Shortages in Healthcare and Benefits Programs. If you run out of batteries, you can order them online and they will show up within a day or two. If you need to pay your bills, you can do so instantly. Current society is used to getting what they want when they want it. Unfortunately, this culture […]
Medical Payments Coverage and What is Covered
Medical Payments (MedPay) coverage and what it can be used to cover. Medical Payments is an optional coverage that can be added to an automobile or homeowners’ policy. For auto, MedPay typically covers the policyholder, family members or permissive users driving the car and any passengers. In terms of homeowner claims, MedPay typically includes protection […]
How a Surveillance Camera can Assist with an Incident
How a surveillance camera can assist with an incident. A home security camera is one of the best tools for home protection, and it can work both as a deterrent and to recover items. Burglars are wary of properties with visible security cameras. If a crime does occur, security cameras can help gather evidence. From […]
Reference-Based Pricing Programs – The Good and The Ugly
Reference-Based Pricing plans can be a great way for employees to really choose what’s best for them without overspending. And because the high cost of healthcare impacts both employees and employers, developing a cost-effective and engaging benefits program is essential.A traditional program provides a network of hospitals, clinics and healthcare providers contracted with your insurance […]
Recent Updates in the Personal Insurance Market
Updates in the personal insurance market. As an independent insurance agency, we strive to provide our clients with the best coverage options at competitive rates through our 20+ carrier partners. However, the industry has seen recent updates in the personal insurance landscape, which have presented challenges in terms of high premiums and declines in coverage […]
The “Easy Button” Isn’t Always the Right Choice.
The “easy button” isn’t always the right choice. Providing a high-quality, cost-effective benefits program is not always easy. Economic shifts, market trends, rules and regulations and changes in workforce demographics can contribute to a changing benefits program. Staying on top of factors that influence your benefits requires research and strategy design, and while offering the […]
Is Transparency Coming to Healthcare?
Is transparency coming to healthcare? Employee benefits are a clear asset to any company. But when employees find their benefits hard to understand or become worried about the cost of healthcare, the investment could lose value. Not only because of the cost involved but because benefits can significantly influence recruitment, retention and overall employee satisfaction. Employees […]
What is the Difference Between a Home Warranty and Equipment Breakdown?
What is the difference between a home warranty and equipment breakdown? In this blog I will review the differences and similarities between equipment breakdown insurance coverage and a home warranty. EQUIPMENT BREAKDOWN COVERAGE Equipment breakdown coverage is an endorsement that can be added to a homeowners’ policy. There are no square footage limits and coverage is available nationwide. Equipment breakdown […]
What to do After Storm Damages
What to do after storm damages. While warmer weather is always a welcome reprieve from the harsh winter cold, it also signifies a risk to policy holders. Typically Spring and Summer means picnics in the park, swimming, evening walks, and star gazing; it also means severe weather can happen anytime day or night. Conner Insurance would like […]