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Sep 23, 2021

A Message From the Editor

Another Sunday. Time to settle in with a cup of coffee and this week's newsletter.

– C.J. Marwitz, Digital Managing Editor, BenefitsPRO

Market Insights

Dollar General making advances into health care sector

By Michael Popke

CEO Todd Vasos says discount retailer's large presence in 'health deserts' is influencing the company's strategy. Read More

COVID almost killed the CEO: a benefits advisor's second chance

By BenefitsPRO Editors

Dan Thompson recently approached BenefitsPRO, saying he had "nearly died from Covid-19" and wanted to share his story... Read More

Commentary

Driving DEI: A key element in growth and innovation

By Markita Jack

To stay competitive and relevant, great organizations must constantly self-examine, improve, grow and evolve. Read More

Conversation

I wish: Benefits advisors share which issues they would tackle with an 'easy button'

By BenefitsPRO Editors

More hours in the day, fewer steps in the health care... Brokers share what they would do with a magic wand. Read More

News

Preventable cost of COVID-19 hospitalizations from June to August hits $5.7B

By Michael Popke

Treatment costs for the summer surge are impacting patients, taxpayers and private insurance premiums. Read More

Commentary

The dangers of co-signing a grandchild's student loan

By Ken Moraif

Though they have good intentions, clients who want to help their family this way need to understand the risks. Read More

Commentary

A retirement plan mandate: not as scary as it sounds

By Catherine Reilly

Based on the UK experience, even small employers should feel confident in their ability to comply with the proposed... Read More

Analysis

2022 Social Security COLA could be as high as 6%

By Ginger Szala

The COLA is expected to be one of the largest since 1983. Read More

Save the Date

Now Accepting 2022 Speaking Proposals

BenefitsPRO Broker Expo 2022 – May 23-25, 2022 | Submissions are currently being accepted for 2022 speaking proposals. Showcase your industry expertise in front of the top brokers, agents, and consultants by submitting your topic(s) for speaking consideration today. Topics focused on dealing with volatile/uncertain health care climate, practice management strategies/running a successful brokerage business, agency business transformation, and experience-driven technology implementation are desired. The deadline for proposals is Friday, October 15. Learn More

Resources

Clinical Digital Health RFPs: A Guide for Clients to Select the Right Clinical Digital Health and Wellness Products for Their Organization

Sponsored by: Happify Health

Download this guide to help your clients stay competitive and offer digital health and wellness benefits that are seamlessly integrated into their existing employee ecosystem. Learn More

ON DEMAND

Shrinking Attention Spans, Better Benefits: Navigating 2022 Open Enrollment

[ON DEMAND] If you have previously registered for this event, please click here, and log-in using the email you registered with to access the on-demand Learn More

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