Change is the only constant in healthcare coverage. Adjustments to cost, convenience, quality, access, and legislation unfailingly impact consumers and the decisions they make for their own healthcare as well as healthcare for their loved ones. But there’s one important factor that will remain unchanged: your clients’ need to have access to affordable, convenient, and…… Continue reading Health Coverage in 2018: Change Is Constant
Each year on the third Thursday of November, the American Cancer Society invites smokers to participate in the Great American Smokeout, an event focused on preventing disease and death caused by cigarettes and tobacco. According to the American Cancer Society1, “by quitting – even for 1 day – smokers will be taking an important step toward…… Continue reading Encourage Your Clients to Not Light Up for the Great American Smokeout
Open Enrollment is just around the corner, and it’s important that you provide your clients with up-to-date details about coverage options that fit their health concerns, budget, and lifestyle needs. If you’re enrolling clients in ACA coverage, here are some important dates to remember: November 1, 2017 Open Enrollment Period begins December 15, 2017 Open…… Continue reading Open Enrollment is Approaching: Are You Ready?
One in 3 children in the United States are overweight or obese according to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services1. That means obesity affects approximately 12.7 million children and adolescents2. The month of September is National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month, a time to raise awareness about this epidemic and to highlight simple steps…… Continue reading How You Can Help Families Make Healthy Choices to Combat Childhood Obesity
“Eat your spinach!” “Don’t trade your banana at lunch!” “Yes, you have to clean your plate. And yes, that includes the Brussels sprouts!” Most of us heard these messages – or something similar – from our parents when we were kids. Your members may not have always considered fruits and veggies to be the most…… Continue reading Pack Your Plate for Fruits and Veggies Month
For every month – especially National Physical Fitness and Sports Month in May – it’s important to talk to your clients about the benefits of physical activity. They bring you their health concerns in the hopes of finding coverage that meets their needs, a perfect opportunity to go over benefit options that complement their goals…… Continue reading Help Your Clients Improve Their Health and Get Fit
It’s May – time for flowers, fun, and fitness! In 1983, May was first declared as National Physical Fitness and Sports Month, a month to raise awareness about the benefits of physical activity and spread the word about fun ways to get moving. When you talk to your clients about their coverage needs this month,…… Continue reading What Benefits Do Your Clients Want for National Physical Fitness and Sports Month?