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    Alex Tolbert

    Alex is the founder and CEO of BerniePortal. He is a recognized thought leader on technology, HR and benefits.
    How to optimize the employee lifecycle with HR technology
    By Alex Tolbert on March 6, 2019 | 2 min read time

    Employee lifecycle management with technology By taking tasks like hiring, onboarding, benefits enrollment and more online, these software tools...

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    Three strategies to better support clients with HR tech
    By Alex Tolbert on February 27, 2019 | 2 min read time

    Check out this column in Employee Benefits Adviser: If your agency has recently adopted a benefits and HR software platform, this will present an...

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    What does the new era of insurer-owned PBMs mean for the benefits industry?
    By Alex Tolbert on February 25, 2019 | 2 min read time

    Check out this column in Employee Benefits Adviser: Very soon, all of the major insurance carriers will have an in-house pharmacy benefit...

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    Surprise billing: the U.S. needs better definitions
    By Alex Tolbert on February 20, 2019 | 3 min read time

    Check out this column in BenefitsPro: While Medicare-for-All might be grabbing headlines, the health care policy debate that could have a bigger...

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    Will public hospital prices persuade employers to self-fund?
    By Alex Tolbert on February 13, 2019 | 2 min read time

    Check out this column in Employee Benefits Adviser: The latest effort in the push for healthcare price transparency is a new federal requirement...

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    Three things to ask about 1095-C software
    By Alex Tolbert on February 11, 2019 | 3 min read time

    How to review 1095-C software Is your organization in need of a solution for filing 1094-Cs and 1095-Cs with the IRS? With filing deadlines...

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    How brokers can address the needs of HR
    By Alex Tolbert on February 6, 2019 | 2 min read time

    Check out this column in Employee Benefits Adviser:  The HR department plays a crucial role in making clients’ and prospects’ benefits decisions....

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    Three growth strategies to implement in 2019
    By Alex Tolbert on February 1, 2019 | 2 min read time

    Check out this column in BenefitsPro: This time of year is often slower for the benefits industry, which gives brokers and agency owners the...

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    Three benefits trends to watch in 2019
    By Alex Tolbert on January 30, 2019 | 2 min read time

    Check out this column in Employee Benefits Adviser:  What does the benefits industry have in store for the coming year? While the pace of policy...

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    HR tech vendors: Balancing act between brokers and employers
    By Alex Tolbert on December 14, 2018 | 2 min read time

    Check out this column in BenefitsPro: When it comes to go-to-market strategies, HR tech vendors are in the midst of a move toward the middle. Most...

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