Topic: Industry Trends

    How brokers can overcome reference-based pricing hurdles and save clients money
    By Emily Kubis on April 10, 2019

    The new reference-based pricing At Weekdays with Bernie, BerniePortal’s users conference, reference-based pricing expert Lester Morales shared his...

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    Frist: No major health policy changes on the horizon
    By Emily Kubis on April 3, 2019

    Weekdays with Bernie keynote speaker shares policy, cost insights Weekdays with Bernie keynote speaker Senator Bill Frist shared his thoughts on...

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    3 ways to capture quality candidates
    By Gretchen Smitson on March 21, 2019

    Find quality candidates Since the recession, power in the recruitment market has shifted from employer-driven to candidate-driven. This means that...

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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

    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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    Will public hospital prices persuade employers to self-fund?
    By Alex Tolbert on February 13, 2019

    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 benefits trends to watch in 2019
    By Alex Tolbert on January 30, 2019

    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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    What's going to happen with minimum wage?
    By Gretchen Smitson on January 22, 2019

    Minimum wage in the U.S. Since the enactment of the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 (FLSA), the United States government has regulated minimum...

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    What to expect from the 2019 job market
    By Gretchen Smitson on January 15, 2019

    Hiring in 2019 The hiring market in 2018 was characterized by a shortage of skilled talent and a surplus of open positions. With this tight...

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    BerniePortal product development: 2018 in review
    By Gretchen Smitson on January 8, 2019

    BerniePortal 2018 updates The BerniePortal team is dedicated to continual product development based on the feedback we get from our users. Don’t...

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    Annual reviews are a thing of the past—here's why
    By Gretchen Smitson on January 3, 2019

      According to the Gallup 2017 State of the American Workforce Report, less than a quarter of employees (21%) strongly agree that their...

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