United Benefit Advisors News and Press Releases

United Benefit Advisors Welcomes New Partner Firm Benefit Pro Insurance Services

Posted by: Geoff Mukhtar    October 31, 2017 at 7:30 AM

Southern California Agency Joins Global Network of Independent Employee Advisory Firms

United Benefit Advisors (UBA), the nation’s leading independent employee benefits advisory organization, is pleased to welcome Benefit Pro as its newest Partner Firm. Located in San Diego, California, Benefit Pro is a top performing benefits agency offering “A Better Benefits Experience” through forward-thinking, innovative cost-management strategies, provided with their signature concierge-level service. Endorsed by the California Employers Association, Benefit Pro has been helping companies throughout San Diego implement strategic and tactical employee benefits solutions for over 15 years.

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Topics: UBA Partner Firm, independent employee benefits advisors, Benefit Pro Insurance Services

United Benefit Advisors Welcomes Sage Benefit Advisors As Its Newest Partner Firm

Posted by: Geoff Mukhtar    October 26, 2017 at 8:00 AM

Certified Connect for Health Colorado Agency Joins Global Network of Independent Employee Advisory Firms

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Topics: independent employee benefits advisors, insurance brokers, Sage Benefit Advisors

Employer Premiums Rise Nearly 7% in 2017; Employees Absorb More of the Health Insurance Cost

Posted by: Geoff Mukhtar    October 26, 2017 at 7:30 AM

Increased prescription drug costs for employees with 5- and 6-tier plans; increased out-of-network deductibles and out-of-pocket maximums, especially for singles; self-funding on the rise

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Topics: UBA Health Plan Survey, prescription drug cost, UBA Health Plan Survey Executive Summary, health care cost containment

Arrow Benefits Group Launches Spanish Language Division

Posted by: Bill Olson    October 6, 2017 at 11:01 AM

First of its Kind Program Impacts Spanish-Speaking Employees in Their Native Language

Petaluma, California, October 4, 2017—In a groundbreaking effort to service and provide clear and understandable health benefits information to Spanish speaking employees, Arrow Benefits Group has launched their Spanish Language Division to counter the lack of support, resources, and education in the Spanish speaking community. “We want to break the language and culture barriers. With a division specifically designed to educate, answer questions, and give guidance and resources regarding not only health insurance but employer benefits, we can break down the complexity and make insurance a more usable and valuable benefit,” says SLD Lead Rosario Avila.

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Topics: employee communication, independent employee benefits advisors, Arrow Benefit Group, Spanish

United Benefit Advisors and LTC Solutions to Host “The Current State of Long-Term Care Planning and Insurance” Webinar

Posted by: Geoff Mukhtar    October 4, 2017 at 8:17 AM

Human resource professionals and business attendees will gain insight and best practices for long-term care

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Topics: employee benefits, WisdomWorkplace Webinar, long-term care insurance