Library

  • 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.
  • 2017
  • Special Report
  • This Briefing explores New York area broker members' awareness of New York state's Disability Benefits Law (DBL), DBL authorized carriers, and the importance of various aspects of such plans when working with clients. This report is based on an information exchange conducted in May 2017, among more than 90 brokers, who indicated they have group clients in New York State, personally advise those clients on group disability, and are at least somewhat familiar with New York state Disability Benefits Law (DBL).
  • 2017
  • Special Report
  • This Briefing is based on the results of a special online information exchange conducted in March 2017 among more than 300 brokers and 300 employers. Both groups share information about their use of voluntary benefits, and more specifically, voluntary dental benefits. These benefits professionals also provide their opinions on non-medical, non-pension voluntary benefits offerings, the importance of attributes for voluntary dental insurance, advertising recall for voluntary dental insurance, and more. Where possible, results are compared to findings from a similar exchange conducted in June 2016.