The tension between brokers and agents is long documented. And while some brokers have forged strong relationships with agents, others simply don't want to go there. But why? Top concerns often include agent professionalism, shared commissions and difficulties working with agents on multi-state accounts. Here's a look at those concerns, as well as tactics for overcoming them.
Changes to the way major medical insurance is purchased and delivered have made voluntary insurance more critical to a complete benefits plan than ever. Voluntary insurance options benefit employees – and they're just plain good business for U.S. companies.
Companies offering voluntary accident and disability insurance report reductions in workers’ compensation claims and absenteeism.
Today’s workers are looking closely at their insurance coverage to identify gaps that might leave them vulnerable to medical expenses they’re ill-equipped to pay. Enter voluntary insurance, a type of coverage that’s not required or mandated, with enrollment that’s completely optional – which is why it’s known as “voluntary.”