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March 1, 2013
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  • Beyond money: 3 ways to boost employee retention
    Even if you can't offer your employees higher salaries, you can encourage them to stay by giving them the flexibility needed to excel, communicating your business' purpose and giving them some control over their work, according to Daniel Pink. In fact, for some employees, those actions provide more workplace satisfaction than money, Pink says. Business Insider (2/27) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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  • Industry expresses mix of optimism, concern over exchanges
    According to research from Edifecs, "many health insurers are embracing the opportunities that exchanges can provide," but industry professionals are concerned that exchanges may not be ready for open enrollment in October and they expressed worry about technology issues the new systems could pose. Some 12 million people are expected to purchase insurance through exchanges in 2014. Insurance Networking News (2/27) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  • Commentary: Creativity is important in marketing universal life
    Insurers must be creative in designing and marketing universal life even as the products' share of premium is increasing, writes Bill Aguayo of Insurance Technologies. Fixed-indexed universal life insurance and secondary-guarantee universal life products can be used to keep universal life alive and appealing in the market, Aguayo writes. Other strategies include increasing policy charges, adding features such as long-term-care riders and diligently monitoring profit sources, he writes. National Underwriter Life & Health (2/28) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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  • Seniors are overwhelmingly satisfied with MA plans, poll finds
    A survey commissioned by AHIP shows that the vast majority of seniors are happy with their Medicare Advantage plans, with nine out of 10 expressing satisfaction. Seniors were also largely satisfied with the level of care they receive and their out-of-pocket expenses, but AHIP CEO and president Karen Ignagni warned that proposed additional cuts to the program put some seniors at risk of losing coverage. The Hill/Healthwatch blog (2/28) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  • Research documents a booming wellness market
    Survey results released on Wednesday shows employers are investing more money on wellness-based incentives and programs per employee. Employers are planning to spend an average of $521 per employee this year, which is double the amount spent in 2009, and 77% of employers plan to offer wellness-based incentives this year, more than double the percentage who did the same in 2010. Among wellness-based incentives, the most popular are reduced premiums and cash rewards or gift cards. BenefitsPro.com (2/27) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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