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Meg Cipar

UBA Content Manager

Recent Posts

Discover the Two Biggest Challenges with Accommodating Behavioral Health Conditions

Posted by Meg Cipar

Apr 22, 2019

Do you know what's behind the lack of behavioral health confidence? Learn more by joining a webinar with The Standard on April 29.

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Topics: Strategic Carrier Alliance, The Standard

Breaking the Silence to Improve Behavioral Health Conditions

Posted by Meg Cipar

Apr 22, 2019

UBA's next Wisdom Workplace webinar will be on Monday, April 29, at 3:00 p.m. Eastern time, hosted by Strategic Carrier Alliance The Standard. UBA Partners, clients and prospects can join the webinar for FREE. Use the Priority Code that appears on the Wisdom Workplace Webinar page on the Wisdom Network

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Topics: WisdomWorkplace Webinar, The Standard

Don't Miss the Easy Report Best Practice Webinar

Posted by Meg Cipar

Apr 22, 2019

Who doesn't want an "easy button"? Join us for this training webinar on May 2 at 2:00 p.m. Eastern time to learn how to make the UBA Health Plan Survey reporting even easier.

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Topics: UBA Health Plan Survey

Updated Wisdom Network Page for Premier Senior Health Plan

Posted by Meg Cipar

Apr 22, 2019

You've known them as Premier Senior Health Plan (PHSP), but that's just one small piece of what is available to you and your clients through Health Insurance Services, Inc.

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Topics: Strategic Solution Alliance, Health Insurance Services

How to Elevate your Status and Land Bigger, Better Clients

Posted by Meg Cipar

Apr 22, 2019

Join our new Strategic Solution Alliance, Workforce Junction, for a webinar on Wednesday, May 1, at 2:00 p.m. Eastern time to learn more.

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Topics: Strategic Solution Alliance, Workforce Junction

UBA Welcomes New Technology Partner: BerniePortal

Posted by Meg Cipar

Apr 22, 2019

UBA is pleased to announce the addition of all-in-one HR platform BerniePortal to our community of Strategic Alliances.

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Topics: Strategic Solution Alliance

Making it easy to do business every day

Posted by Meg Cipar

Apr 22, 2019

Congratulations on a successful 2018!. At Principal®, we value our relationship with you and look forward to a great 2019.

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Topics: Strategic Carrier Alliance, Principal

ArmadaCare Suite of Supplemental Expense Reimbursed Products Approved in Minnesota

Posted by Meg Cipar

Apr 22, 2019

Minnesota has been added to the growing list of states where ArmadaCare has received approval for their suite of supplemental expense reimbursed products.

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Topics: ArmadaCare

Only 28% of employers are very confident accommodating behavioral health conditions

Posted by Meg Cipar

Apr 15, 2019

You can learn ways to help your clients support employees and accommodate behavioral health conditions by joining a webinar with The Standard on April 29.

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Topics: Strategic Carrier Alliance, The Standard

NAHU Medicare Certification Program at UBA Spring Conference

Posted by Meg Cipar

Apr 15, 2019

Whether you're a NAHU member or not, this training session for our Partners will add another dimension to the information you'll gain by attending the UBA Spring Conference. UBA has made a special arrangement with NAHU to offer Partners a limited, discounted Medicare Certification Course that qualifies for CE credit.

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Topics: UBA Conferences

New Strategic Alliance: Workforce Junction

Posted by Meg Cipar

Apr 15, 2019

For years, small to mid-size business owners, their work forces, and benefit advisors who serve them, have been promised technology that delivers the same benefits and advantages enjoyed by big businesses. Workforce Junction is rewriting the ben admin technology rule book.

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Topics: benefits administration

Gain Top Insights from Two Industry Leaders in One Program

Posted by Meg Cipar

Apr 15, 2019

The 2019 Producer Academy is a more robust program than ever, covering everything from tactical knowledge to industry analysis in a UBA-exclusive, results-driven curriculum.

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Topics: UBA Producer Academy

Subscribe to the Employer Webinar Series to Win Big

Posted by Meg Cipar

Apr 15, 2019

Want to double your compliance and client impact? Check out the UBA Employer Webinar series.

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Topics: Employer Webinar

42% of Employers Struggle to Know What Counts as a Reasonable Accommodation*

Posted by Meg Cipar

Apr 8, 2019

Do your clients struggle with understanding and providing reasonable accommodations for employees? The Standard can help.

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Topics: Strategic Carrier Alliance, The Standard

UBBIE Awards: Help Decide Who Wins Best Collaborative Roles

Posted by Meg Cipar

Apr 8, 2019

This is a fantastic opportunity to recognize your peers for their extraordinary contributions to UBA to help each other be better together than they could individually. Please take 5-10 minutes to select your candidates for this year's UBBIE Awards. The deadline is Monday, April 15.

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Topics: Ubbie Awards

Subscribe to the Employer Webinar Series to Win Big

Posted by Meg Cipar

Apr 8, 2019

Your firm gains invaluable compliance thought leadership by subscribing to our Employer Webinar Series. By participating, and inviting your clients to participate, you enhance your reputation as the go-to for understanding complex and shifting compliance matters.

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Topics: Employer Webinar

Colonial Life Preferred Broker Program Offer for UBA

Posted by Meg Cipar

Apr 8, 2019

As a member of the National Broker Alliance program, Colonial Life provides all UBA Partner Firms access to personalized resources, tools and information designed to help grow business.

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Topics: Strategic Carrier Alliance, Colonial Life

The VSP+ Spring Incentive from VSP Vision Care Is Here

Posted by Meg Cipar

Apr 8, 2019

Looking to get the latest gadget or want to buy that special someone a gift? You’re in luck — the VSP+ spring incentive has arrived.

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Topics: VSP Vision Care, Strategic Carrier Alliance

New Resources for Partners

Posted by Meg Cipar

Apr 8, 2019

UBA, Partners, and Strategic Alliances are always providing or updating documents on the Wisdom Network and AdEase. As a UBA Partner, you have access to all these files, but may not be aware of what's new.

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Topics: Partner Resources

The Standard is April's Strategic Carrier Alliance of the Month

Posted by Meg Cipar

Apr 2, 2019

Standard Insurance Company (The Standard) is pleased to be selected as UBA’s Strategic Carrier of the Month for April. We’ll be sharing insights from our recently published Absence and Disability Readiness Index report. This report provides valuable information to help you provide solutions meet your clients’ needs.

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Topics: Strategic Carrier Alliance, The Standard

April Employer Webinar: Health Coverage in Mergers & Acquisitions

Posted by Meg Cipar

Apr 2, 2019

The co-branded invitation email for the April 9 Employer Webinar was sent to Partners and is also available from AdEase to invite your clients and prospects understand their health coverage responsibilities when planning a merger or acquisition. Partner Firm employees can register for the webinar on the Employer Webinar page on the Wisdom Network.

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Topics: Employer Webinar

New and Updated Compliance Advisors

Posted by Meg Cipar

Apr 2, 2019

Two updated Advisors and one new Advisor are available on AdEase to help you keep your clients informed of recent developments in employee benefits legislation.

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Topics: Compliance Advisor

New Resources for Partners

Posted by Meg Cipar

Apr 2, 2019

UBA, Partners, and Strategic Alliances are always providing or updating documents on the Wisdom Network and AdEase. As a UBA Partner, you have access to all these files, but may not be aware of what's new.

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Topics: Partner Resources

Hit the Hardwood Now! Time is Running Out!

Posted by Meg Cipar

Mar 26, 2019

It's now the final quarter for Performance Share Madness. With less than a week left in the program, it's now time for a full-court press. For Partners that have not yet completed the survey, it means that you have to go on the offensive with a fast break before the clock runs out on March 31.

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Topics: Performance Share

Mutual of Omaha Insurance Company A Valued Benefits Partner

Posted by Meg Cipar

Mar 26, 2019

Mutual of Omaha Insurance Company offers a comprehensive portfolio of employee benefit products, including both employer-based and employee-paid voluntary accident, critical illness, disability, dental and life. In addition, we offer value-added services that complement our core line of products. This includes advocacy, EAP, FMLA hearing and travel assistance/identify theft.

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Topics: Strategic Carrier Alliance, Mutual of Omaha

Make the Most of Your UBA Conference Experience with the NAHU Medicare Certification Program

Posted by Meg Cipar

Mar 26, 2019

Whether you're a NAHU member or not, this popular training session for our Partners will add another dimension to the information you'll gain by attending the UBA Spring Conference. If you were planning to attend the Conference, consider coming early to take in this half-day course.

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Topics: UBA Conferences

The VSP+ Spring Incentive from VSP Vision Care Is Here

Posted by Meg Cipar

Mar 26, 2019

Looking to get the latest gadget or want to buy that special someone a gift? You’re in luck — the VSP+ spring incentive has arrived.

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Topics: VSP Vision Care, Strategic Carrier Alliance

Marketing Materials on AdEase

Posted by Meg Cipar

Mar 26, 2019

As we continue to extend the new UBA branding to our marketing materials, we'll be updating materials already published and creating new materials with the new UBA logo and brand design. We'll keep you up-to-date through ThoughtWaves on new materials available to you. Check out these new and updated pieces on AdEase.

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Topics: Marketing

April Employer Webinar: Health Coverage in Mergers & Acquisitions

Posted by Meg Cipar

Mar 26, 2019

The co-branded invitation email for the April 9 Employer Webinar was sent to Partners and is also available from AdEase to invite your clients and prospects understand their health coverage responsibilities when planning a merger or acquisition. Partner Firm employees can register for the webinar on the Employer Webinar page on the Wisdom Network.

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Topics: Employer Webinar

Sign Up for the April 1 Compliance Cafeteria Session

Posted by Meg Cipar

Mar 26, 2019

This no "April fool!" Here's your opportunity to discuss a compliance topic chosen by participants and share your best practices with 15 Partner Firm registrants. UBA's Compliance Department and compliance committee members will lead the discussion.

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Topics: compliance

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