Success for Subsidies! The Supreme Court has ruled on King v. Burwell

Today the Supreme Court upheld subsidies for states who had not yet administered a state exchange in the King v. Burwell case. This not only means that over 6 millions Americans will be able to keep their affordable coverage, but it ensures that millions more will continue to have access. It’s truly a landmark decision […]

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Low wage workers most at risk as premium as a percentage income continues to escalate

  The 2015 edition of the ADP Annual Health Benefits Report was recently published. In it, ADP highlights several key trends and metrics that brokers and employers can leverage when making important decisions about their benefits program.  The timing of this report is especially valuable, as it has tracked data over a 5 year period […]

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Thriving in a Post-ACA World – Life & Health Advisor

From revenue models to product models, and even technology, everything is changing by Brian Poger Mr. Poger is the CEO and co-founder of Benefitter. Benefitter provides software and services to help employers make a positive, profitable and deliberate transition to the new era of health benefits; an era defined by individual empowerment. Moving from group insurance […]

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Most brokers aren’t prepared to act on this employer request – Employee Benefit Advisor

There are three paths to the future of employer-sponsored health care — and brokers are woefully unprepared for one of them, says Benefitter CEO Brian Poger. “Almost no brokers today have solutions for moving employees to the public exchange,” he says, adding that the market will force their hand soon.   Listen to the full […]

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Employer Drops Health Coverage and Employees Win

In Fall 2014, a regional broker approached Benefitter with a critical client situation. An industrial services company with operations in the Eastern US faced a major rate increase, and with narrowing margins, they were running out of options. Benefitter, with the help of our proprietary analytics platform identified over $400,000 in potential savings and developed […]

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Top 10 counties enrolling in Healthcare.gov – Employee Benefit Adviser

Enrollment in health insurance through Healthcare.gov is expected to hit or beat projections for 2015. But how does it break down on a county-by-county level? Benefitter analyzed enrollment data from the 50 most populous counties in the U.S. to find those with the most enrollments per capita. Our analysis was profiled recently by Employee Benefit Adviser. […]

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What areas are buying the most health plans on the federal exchange? – MedCity News

The Affordable Care Act has been used a bitterly partisan cudgel since the day it became law, but that doesn’t mean conservative pockets of the country aren’t eager to sign up for coverage. According to an analysis of recently purchased health plans by zip code from Benefitter, several deep red counties within deep red states […]

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Don’t be a Victim, it’s Time for Brokers to Thrive – California Broker Magazine

Benefitter recently asked one thousand brokers a straightforward question: “What advice would you give Congress around the ACA?” Reading the feedback, I could tell most had been written with clenched fists and gritted teeth. The anger and frustration we feel is palpable. Across the nation, brokers feel like the rug has been pulled out from under […]

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Top 7 things brokers hate about PPACA – Benefits Pro

It’s no secret a lot of brokers aren’t wild about the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. But a survey from benefits technology firm Benefitter paints a more detailed portrait of their dissatisfaction. Eighty percent of brokers had negative or critical feedback about PPACA when the firm surveyed 1,028 of them. As for their complaints […]

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What brokers say is wrong with the ACA – Employee Benefit Advisor

How do brokers feel about the Affordable Care Act? Overwhelmingly negative, new research shows. Eighty percent of the 1,028 brokers surveyed by Benefitter gave unfavorable feedback about the health care law. Rate increases was the top concern reported to the San Francisco-based technology solutions company. Benefitter asked brokers to answer an open-ended question: What do […]

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