Category: Professional Development

Health Care Conference Committee needs to hear from YOU!

Health Care Conference Committee needs to hear from YOU!

June 21, 2012 | Comments (0)

The Health Care Conference Committee chaired by Rep. Steven Walsh and Senator Richard Moore, will be meeting to negotiate differing versions of the legislation (S-2260 and H-4127) that sponsors hope will reduce long term health care costs over the next several years by approximately $150 billion to $160 Billion.  It is the hope of the […]

Read More

Recent Consumer Report article verifies what America's Health Insurance Plans (AHIP) has been saying for years now--providers are at the root of the healthcare cost problem

Recent Consumer Report article verifies what America’s Health Insurance Plans (AHIP) has been saying for years now–providers are at the root of the healthcare cost problem

June 7, 2012 | Comments (0)

Based on research of prices charged by insurers like UnitedHealth, Aetna, Cigna and Blue Cross Blue Shield plans, Consumer Reports concluded that insurers set prices for services based on providers’ bargaining power in each market. The prices have nothing to do with quality of care provided. Read more: Consumer Reports: Providers’ bargaining power drives insurance […]

Read More

Highlights from Engaging Consumers & Hi-Deductibles

Highlights from Engaging Consumers & Hi-Deductibles

June 6, 2012 | Comments (0)

Catch highlights from the most recent Streaming Live series “Embracing the New Role of the Broker” with Todd McDonald, with Aisling Partners, interviewing Gary Fradin, President of TheMedicalGuide. What IS Consumer Engagement? What ARE the Barriers to Consumer Engagement? What do I NEED to Know? What Tools ARE Available Today that Will Help Consumers?

Read More

Senates' Health Care Savings Bill puts Agents Livelihoods in Jeopardy!

Senates’ Health Care Savings Bill puts Agents Livelihoods in Jeopardy!

May 14, 2012 | Comments (0)

Senate Bill 2260, the Senate’s Bill that seeks to reduce the growth in health care costs and improve health care quality and patient care, contains a few provisions that threaten your livelihoods as independent professional brokers in the health insurance market.  Amendments filed by Senator Michael Roderigues and Senator Michael Moore need to be supported. […]

Read More

Register for the Streaming Live Series "Embracing the New Role of the Broker" - Free to Attend

Register for the Streaming Live Series “Embracing the New Role of the Broker” – Free to Attend

March 29, 2012 | Comments (0)

 Catch a snippet of the recent Streaming Live presentation “Embracing the New Role of the Broker” with Guest Eric Swain of UHC and Host Gary Fradin and join us for the remainder of the series by registering here. This unique series will be offered to MassAHU members, free of charge, and has been designed to help you […]

Read More

"Back to the Future" by Mark Gaunya

“Back to the Future” by Mark Gaunya

February 24, 2012 | Comments (0)

Are you confused? You’re not alone. Check out this article in the February issue of Employee Benefit Advisor.  Mark Gaunya notes that new contracts and public pressure are” remaining hot on health care costs” and ” New England health plans are rejoicing that their ‘reduction’ in inflation is a success”. Is this a start or deja vu […]

Read More

Diversify Your Portfolio for Success Continues with NEW Educational Opportunities in 2012

Diversify Your Portfolio for Success Continues with NEW Educational Opportunities in 2012

January 31, 2012 | Comments (0)

  May and June -Streaming Live Professional Development Series: MassAHU is introducing it’s first Streaming Live series entitled “Embracing the New Role of the Broker”. The moderator of this select series will be Gary Fradin – who not unlike Charlie Rose or Mike Wallace in style – will host and interview top professionals in the Massachusetts […]

Read More

Upcoming Forum: What's Driving Health Care Costs?

Upcoming Forum: What’s Driving Health Care Costs?

January 23, 2012 | Comments (0)

MassAHU, one of several sponsors, is encouraging you to attend the Massachusetts Association of Health Plans forum on Monday, Feb. 13th at the Westin Waltham.  This forum, free of charge, will focus on the factors fueling health care costs and on ways to keep health care affordable in Massachusetts.   To review the agenda for this […]

Read More

Benefest...Save the Date...October 4th, 2012

Benefest…Save the Date…October 4th, 2012

January 18, 2012 | Comments (0)

Your involvement is key. Learn more about Benefest here. Have questions about the annual conference and trade show? Contact Kate Bardsley at kbardsely@massahu.org.

Read More

Page 12 of 20« First...1011121314...20...Last »