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  • 2019
  • Benefits Briefing
  • Perspectives on Growth Potential, Benefits Planning, Carriers Selling Direct, and Communications with Small Businesses, from a Survey of Employers & Brokers
    This Briefing is a compilation of the results of several special online information exchanges conducted since Spring 2019. Brokers and employers share their views and experiences on the growth potential of companies, industries, & the U.S. economy, as well as benefits planning. Brokers only provide feedback on the topics of carriers selling direct and communications of/with small businesses.
  • 2019
  • Special Report
  • Perspectives on Massachusetts’ New Paid Family & Medical Leave Program, from a Survey of Employers & Brokers
    This Briefing explores brokers’ and employers’ planning for and reactions to the new Massachusetts Paid Family & Medical Leave program (MAPFML). This report is based on an information exchange conducted in July 2019, among more than 100 brokers, who indicated they have at least one group client in Massachusetts, and nearly 100 employers who have at least one employee in Massachusetts.
  • 2019
  • Benefits Briefing
  • Perspectives on Voluntary Benefits, Financial Wellness, and Pet Insurance, from a Survey of Employers & Brokers
    Based on the results of an online survey conducted in April 2019, this report includes both brokers’ and employers’ views and experiences with the following topics: voluntary benefits offerings, financial wellness, and pet insurance. Roughly 600 benefits professionals participated in this online exchange and shared their opinions.
  • 2019
  • Special Report
  • Perspectives on the Insurance Industry, Providers and Reputation from a Survey of Employers, Brokers, and the General Public
    This Briefing explores the concept of reputation, the importance of managing reputation, drivers of reputation, and current insurance carriers’ reputations. This report is based on a special information exchange conducted in March and April 2019, which was completed by roughly 300 brokers, 300 employers, and 800 members of the informed general public. In addition to NEBAF members, we invited members of the general public to participate in this exchange as well, and the report includes comparisons of responses across the three audiences.