"Your reports are great. They are the best we've seen in the industry."
"We are doing great. It is amazing how quickly things are ramping up—and so much fun! We owe it all to you.”
“I read the New Benefit Brokers and Voluntary Benefits - Who's Winning the Battle? over the weekend - A great piece of research with actionable items in it. Plan to make it a must read for our sales support and marketing teams. (It has) key take-aways that we can use to increase our business! Thank you.”
“I cannot thank you enough for your guidance and expertise in helping us develop our voluntary business strategy.”
The major voluntary/worksite carriers have come to depend on Eastbridge. Of the top twenty-five insurers, twenty-one are both consulting and research clients.
Carriers that want to be successful in the worksite market know they need to pay close attention to their billing and administrative practices in order to meet the demands of both employers and brokers. According to Eastbridge Consulting Group’s latest report, Billing Practices of Voluntary Carriers, one way carriers are making that happen is by offering to provide electronic and consolidated billing, at least for some product types.
The 2013 Worksite MarketVision™—The Employee Viewpoint report examines employee attitudes towards benefits, in general, as well as towards voluntary products. The report also looks at changes that have occurred in employee attitudes since our last MarketVision™ employee studies.
Amid the changes and challenges of health care reform, the voluntary market increased sales in 2012.
What products do you sell when you offer voluntary products?
Bundles might refer to product combinations, some with pricing and/or underwriting concessions. But at a voluntary carrier level, bundles also refer to the attempt to combine products, billing, administration and enrollment into a single (hopefully seamless) package.