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Slowing, stopping, or reversing this downward spiral is a challenge facing payers, providers and politicians.
Healthcare costs are increasing twice the rate of wages – a hardship for employees. Healthcare costs are outracing productivity gains 2:1 – a drain on employers.
The typical American family of four amasses about $20,000 year in charges related to the combination of health insurance and care.
Slowing, stopping, or reversing this downward spiral is a challenge facing payers, providers and politicians. The role of a broker is to master an expertise in the mix of products and services that pinpoint the sweet spot relative to the criteria set forth by employers: what’s the value of retention and attracting new talent, versus daunting economic realities?
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The group broker thus functions as sweet-spot detector.
As one of many sources of product vying to supply the mix that most generously satisfies all conditions, OptiMed Health Plans is driven relentlessly by what some might view as a motto, mantra or what we see simply as a question to continually ask ourselves:
What can we do to make brokering easier?
What products can we devise, what tools can we provide, what education and encouragement can we extend? Numerous parties throughout this organization apply this as a guiding principle in everything from customer service to commission structure.
The Blog for Brokers is an endeavor to convey our product information and share industry insights more effectively. Keep in mind that what distinguishes a blog from an article or an email is that it invites expression of your viewpoints as well.
Please join us on this journey to meet the challenges of today’s realities in employee healthcare coverage.