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US Navy Luck of the Irish | Employer Get Your Green! | Mid-Year Review

US Navy Luck of the Irish | Employer Get Your Green! | Mid-Year Review

May 13, 2022

Chow lines on a Navy ship can be long, especially if it's a holiday such as St. Patrick's day. No green beer, but green aviation. Employers need to get their green too. Move to the Elite Benefits formula and start saving some green. 

In this episode:

  • The Navy's Sat. Patty's day
  • Luck of the Irish at sea
  • Employers get your green
  • Savings with the Elite Benefits Formula

To get your Benefits score, go to EliteBenefits.net/Scorecard

For more information on Elite Benefits of America, contact Butch at 708-535-3006 or visit EliteBenefits.net

 

Avoid the Dark Path | Scuba Diving Story Related to Business | Update on Compensation Disclosures

Avoid the Dark Path | Scuba Diving Story Related to Business | Update on Compensation Disclosures

May 5, 2022

Scuba diving is my favorite sport for sure - outside of watching my kids. Like many sports, it can teach you lessons about life and business. There is definitely a dark path to avoid in sports and in business. Check this episode out and see how you are probably on the dark path and how you can get out. 

In this episode:

  • Scuba story about contingency and guidance 
  • Employers should not go in it alone - avoid the dark path
  • Leverage other people's experiences 
  • EliteBenefits.net/Formula to get your step by step report
  • Updates on Compensation disclosures
    • Brokers will start invoicing for their services - just a heads up

For more information on Elite Benefits of America, contact Butch at 708-535-3006 or visit EliteBenefits.net

Bill Hammett and Alternatives to Traditional Health Plans Full Interview | The Zemar Podcast

Bill Hammett and Alternatives to Traditional Health Plans Full Interview | The Zemar Podcast

April 27, 2022

The employee benefits space has evolved over the years. How employers approach, it has also changed. Bill Hammett from Hammett Insurance Marketing took us through alternative options to traditional major medical and their advantages.

 

William Hammett can be found on LinkedIn as well as hammettmarketing.com

For more information on Elite Benefits of America, contact Butch at 708-535-3006 or visit EliteBenefits.net

Webinar - Why is Healthcare Such a Problem? | The Zemar Podcast

Webinar - Why is Healthcare Such a Problem? | The Zemar Podcast

April 14, 2022

Healthcare is an issue for many. The system is performing exactly the way it was designed. Take these steps to grab control of the claims. 

  • Know the system and how it works
  • Know the claim process
  • Know the hidden costs
  • They have incentives to spend more, don't be fooled!
  • Steps to take control of the claims

For more information on Elite Benefits of America, contact Butch at 708-535-3006 or visit EliteBenefits.net 

Scale With End to End Processes | Interview Amanda Russo, Founder of Cornerstone Paradigm Consulting, LLC | The Zemar Podcast

Scale With End to End Processes | Interview Amanda Russo, Founder of Cornerstone Paradigm Consulting, LLC | The Zemar Podcast

March 22, 2022
Many businesses struggle to keep up with their work let alone expand their business to the next level. Businesses all over the globe, small and large, do not have end-to-end processes of their businesses. If you are looking to take your company to the next level, you need to listen in on some of the take ways from Amanda Russo from Cornerstone Paradigm Consulting (CPC) in this podcast. Amanda shares with us some of the steps to take in order to start moving your company to the next level.
  • Symptoms can be part of a larger issue at hand
  • Going through a full review
  • Making merging companies work together to move forward
  • CPC TV
  • Giving back
For more information on Cornerstone Paradigm Consulting, please visit CPCchangeagent.com. To reach out to Amanda Russo, or check out the CPC TV, please visit Amanda on LinkedIn.
 
For more information on Elite Benefits of America, contact Butch at 708-535-3006 or visit EliteBenefits.net 
Interview with Marshall Allen, Author Never Pay The First Bill | The Zemar Podcast

Interview with Marshall Allen, Author Never Pay The First Bill | The Zemar Podcast

March 15, 2022
Marshall Allen shares insights from his new book, Never Pay the First Bill, and other ways to fight the health care system and win! 
 
The health care system is working exactly how it was designed. Allen provides the manuscript on how to fight back on the providers with unfair billing practices and exploiting people's sickness for profit. 
 
In this episode:
  • Know when to pay the bill.
  • Sue in small claims court (outlined in the book)
  • Overbilling - lookout for it.
  • Upcoding
  • And much more...
For more information, please visit MarshallAllen.com. You can also connect with Marshall Allen on LinkedIn
 
For more information on Elite Benefits of America, contact Butch at 708-535-3006 or visit EliteBenefits.net 
Interview with Eric Silverman | Voluntary Disruption | The Zemar Podcast

Interview with Eric Silverman | Voluntary Disruption | The Zemar Podcast

February 17, 2022

The benefits industry is full of lack of transparency. Let's take a deep dive into how the employer is buying benefits wrong. Eric Silverman from Voluntary Disruption walks us through how it's all about communication, engagement, and technology, then you have your benefits package.

  • Learn the 4 types of brokers
  • Avoid the one option sales rep
  • Say no to the "two-faced" brokers (listen in to this one!).

For more information, visit Eric Silverman on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/silverman... Visit Voluntary Disruption: https://voluntarydisruption.com/ 

 

For more information on Elite Benefits of America, contact Butch at 708-535-3006 or visit EliteBenefits.net 

Hit Zero! The Book | Podcast Interview with Chris Wolpert of Group Benefits Solutions

Hit Zero! The Book | Podcast Interview with Chris Wolpert of Group Benefits Solutions

February 14, 2022

Employers, Chief Financial Officers, and Human Resource (HR) struggle every day with the cost of maintaining an employee benefits program. Find your Wolpertinger and get rid of the Jackalopes!

Chris walks us through his book, Hit Zero!, on how to get away from the traditional ways of employee benefits renewals. Start getting positive results for your employees!

Reach out to Chris Wolpert on LinkedIn. Visit Group Benefits Solutions at https://gbsbenefitsgroup.com/

 

For more information on Elite Benefits of America, contact Butch at 708-535-3006 or visit EliteBenefits.net 

Insurance Compensation Disclosure Requirements | The Good, Bad and The Ugly

Insurance Compensation Disclosure Requirements | The Good, Bad and The Ugly

February 10, 2022

More regulations for the broker, but this could be a game-changer. Brokers are now required to disclose their compensation to their clients. Check it out:

  • Direct and indirect compensation
  • The good, bad, and the ugly
  • Free services that should actually be paid for by you, the policyholder/employer
  • Get what you are paying for in your premiums or directly to the insurance broker
  • Know the expectations and boundaries of the scope of work and the compensation

For more information on Elite Benefits of America, contact Butch at 708-535-3006 or visit EliteBenefits.net

Strategizing To Attract Great Talent To The Workplace | Cost Issue, Not A Benefits Issue

Strategizing To Attract Great Talent To The Workplace | Cost Issue, Not A Benefits Issue

February 2, 2022

Offer plans that will allow you to attract the talent needed to grow and be profitable. There are a lot of options to pick from. Strategizing from a cost standpoint will take care of the benefits. 

  • Types of Health Plans to offer
  • Not your daddy's HMO
  • Strategize to offer the best benefits package for your company

For more information on Elite Benefits of America, contact Butch at 708-535-3006 or visit EliteBenefits.net

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