United Benefit Advisors News and Press Releases

New Survey To Provide Essential Benchmarks For Employers Coping With Health Care Reform Compliance And Cost Management Decisions

Posted by: Bill Olson    February 18, 2014 at 6:00 AM

Employers Who Complete the Survey by March 4, 2014 Receive an Exclusive Complimentary Report

Indianapolis, Indiana – [February 18, 2014] – United Benefit Advisors (UBA), the nation’s leading independent employee benefits organization, today announced the opening of the 2014 UBA Benefit Opinions Survey. The survey results compile information from employers representing all major industry classifications, employee size categories and regions of the country and delineates employers’ opinions in five key areas:

  • Health Plan Strategies
  • Benefits Philosophy and Opinion
  • Health Plan Management
  • Personal Health Management
  • Employee Communications.

The survey results will provide employers with essential benchmarks that allow them to compare their attitudes and strategies regarding employer-provided health care with those of their peers and competitors.  “Employers will learn which strategies are actually being implemented (rather than just talked about) and which ones are actually working. With the dramatic increase in employer concern about meeting regulatory requirements, it is critical for employers to have access to this type of information in addition to seeking the advice of a qualified advisor,” says UBA CEO Thom Mangan.

Health plan strategies, philosophy, management and communications have become a critical focus for employers evaluating their options to comply with health care reform and remain competitive. Nearly 80% of all employers continue to be firmly committed to the value of providing health benefits to active employees and their dependents and more than 95% believe good benefits help attract and retain employees according to the previous survey results. “As we have seen in prior opinion surveys conducted by UBA, there will undoubtedly be some surprises that we will help employers to make more informed decisions regarding compliance, employee retention and cost management strategies,” Mangan said.

The survey is open from Feb. 14 through March 4. Employers who participate in the 2014 UBA Benefit Opinions Survey will receive a complimentary electronic synopsis of the final report.

To participate, visit UBA’s website at: www.UBAbenefits.com.

About United Benefit Advisors

United Benefit Advisors is the nation’s leading independent employee benefits advisory organization with more than 200 offices throughout the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom.  As trusted and knowledgeable advisors, UBA Partners collaborate with more than 2,200 fellow professionals to deliver expertise, thought leadership and best-in-class solutions that positively impact employers and make a real difference in the lives of their employees and families.  Employers, advisors and industry-related organizations interested in obtaining powerful results from the shared wisdom of our Partners should visit UBA online at www.UBAbenefits.com.

© 2014 United Benefit Advisors.  All related trademarks, logos and trade dress are trademarks or registered trademarks in the United States and other countries and may not be used without permission.  All other names are property of their respective owners.

MEDIA CONTACT

Carina Sammartino
FisherVista
csammartino (at) fishervista (dot) com
(650) 477-4839

# # #

Topics: ACA, employee benefits, health care reform, PPACA, benefit communication, benefit consultants, benefit management, group health insurance, insurance solutions, UBA Benefit Opinions Survey