Insurance Broker Blog

Avoiding Costly Employer ACA Penalties

Since the Affordable Care Act was signed in 2010, certain American employers have increased responsibility when it comes to offering health insurance to employees. If any of ...
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7 Selling Points to Recruit Younger Insurance Brokers

As an insurance broker, do you look forward to working every day and helping your clients meet their insurance needs? Do you recall what led you into the profession? If you are ...
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Broker Tips: How to Make Insurance Simple for Your Groups

If you are an insurance agent, then you have probably gone over every aspect of the insurance policy a thousand times. You might even find yourself using industry terms more ...
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Broker FAQ: What is the difference between UCR and MAC in DPPO plans?

As a dental insurance broker, you know the business is full of acronyms like DHMO, DPPO, MOOP and CYM. Naturally, your clients might have questions about these ...
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5 Reasons to Sell Insurance Through the SHOP Marketplace

Looking for new windows of opportunity to sell health or dental insurance? You might want to go SHOP-ping. It appears that the Small Business Health Options Program (SHOP) has ...
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What is a Dental PPO Plan? How to Break it Down for Your Groups

Insurance is complicated. In fact, only 12 percent of American adults are health literate. That means, employees have a lot of questions. And chances are, they are directing ...
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Brokers: Talk to Your Groups About Offering Dental Insurance

Dental insurance, already a popular offering by employers in the U.S., continues to be in demand by employees and job seekers. A 2013 study showed that the offering of ...
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Selling Dental Benefits Insurance in the New Healthcare Landscape: Individual Versus Group Dental Benefits

When the Affordable Care Act (ACA) passed into law, it changed (and is still changing) the healthcare landscape. Notably, the way insurance brokers marketed changed as well. ...
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3 Tips for a Successful Open Enrollment

Open enrollment. As an insurance broker, you stand in front of your clients and explain their medical, dental, vision and life benefits, help them with forms, field questions ...
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What Role Do Ancillary Benefits Play in Private Exchanges?

You may already know this, but just in case you don’t: health insurance carriers are touting their voluntary products to consumers shopping on private exchanges. And, a survey ...
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