United Benefit Advisors News and Press Releases

Geoff Mukhtar

Communications Manager at United Benefit Advisors

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United Benefit Advisors Receives First-Ever NAHU Award for Outstanding Support and Commitment to HUPAC

Posted by: Geoff Mukhtar    March 2, 2017 at 9:30 AM

Fundraising Effort Recognized at the NAHU Capitol Conference

United Benefit Advisors (UBA), the nation’s leading independent employee benefits advisory organization, was honored to accept an award from the National Association of Health Underwriters (NAHU) for outstanding support and commitment to their political action committee (called HUPAC). The award was presented during NAHU’s 2017 Capitol Conference and was the first time such an award was bestowed.

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Topics: Danielle Capilla, independent employee benefits advisors, National Association of Health Underwriters, NAHU, HUPAC, Michael Embry

UBA Health Plan Survey: Best and Worst States for Group Health Insurance

Posted by: Geoff Mukhtar    January 26, 2017 at 9:30 AM

United Benefit Advisors Announces Top 5 Best and Worst States for Group Health Care Costs

Employer-sponsored health insurance is greatly affected by geographic region, industry, and employer size. While some cost trends have been fairly consistent since the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) was put in place, United Benefit Advisors (UBA) finds several surprises in their 2016 Health Plan Survey.

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Topics: health care costs, Group health plans, Les McPhearson, UBA Health Plan Survey, employer-sponsored health insurance, health care benchmarking, industry benefit cost trends

United Benefit Advisors Welcomes Its Latest Partner Firm – Advantage Benefit Solutions

Posted by: Geoff Mukhtar    December 27, 2016 at 8:30 AM

United Benefit Advisors (UBA), the nation’s leading independent employee benefits advisory organization, is pleased to welcome Advantage Benefit Solutions (ABS) as its newest Partner Firm. Headquartered in Houston, Texas, and with an A+ rating from the Better Business Bureau, most of the team at ABS has been serving their clients for more than 10 years and has been creating the most competitive environment for its clients through employee benefit plans.

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Topics: Les McPhearson, independent employee benefits advisors, group benefit plans, Advantage Benefit Solutions, Mark Stefanick, The Benefit Concierge

United Benefit Advisors Adds CXC Solutions to Its Esteemed List of Strategic Partners

Posted by: Geoff Mukhtar    December 7, 2016 at 9:32 AM

New Group is Benefits-Focused Addition to Stable of World-Class Providers

United Benefit Advisors (UBA), the nation’s leading independent employee benefits advisory organization, is proud to announce it has added CXC Solutions (CXC) as a new Strategic Partner. CXC is the industry benchmark in health benefits management solutions. These solutions are tailored to help benefits advisors reduce operating costs and generate additional revenues while enhancing client satisfaction.

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Topics: Strategic Partner, Les McPhearson, Paul Zumbrook, strategic alliance, benefits management, CXC Solutions, Sarinder Chhabra, Ramesh Raghunathan

United Benefit Advisors and UMR to Host “The Right Stop Loss Solution = Savings & Security” Webinar

Posted by: Geoff Mukhtar    November 22, 2016 at 11:46 AM

HR professionals and business attendees will learn about the key concepts of stop loss coverage, specific policy points to be aware of, and what to look for in a stop loss partner.

Stop loss coverage is a key element to self-funded benefits plans, offering important protection against high-dollar claims. These policies contain complex and binding language, making it essential that you choose the right stop loss partner and understand the parameters of the agreement you are entering.

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Topics: stop-loss, WisdomWorkplace Webinar, health care cost containment, UMR, webinar, UnitedHealthcare, Steve Goethel