Library

  • 2018
  • Benefits Briefing
  • Perspectives on Experiences with Carrier Websites, Social Media, and Information Sources, from a Survey of Employers & Brokers
    This Briefing is based on the results of an online information exchange conducted in July and August 2018 among more than 600 group employee benefits professionals. Employers and brokers provide feedback about their use of and experiences with carrier websites. They also share information on their use of social media, particularly with regard to insurance carriers. Additionally, both groups give their opinions on resources for insurance information in general.
  • 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.
  • 2016
  • Special Report
  • This Special Report provides insight into the views of brokers on and experiences with social media and video content. Results are based on a survey that was conducted in July and August 2016 among more than 300 benefits brokers and consultants. Brokers share information about their use of social media for business vs. personal uses; most popular social media sites and frequency of visiting those sites; measuring the success of social media; as well as use of video content in digital marketing. Some of the questions were also asked of brokers/consultants back in the NEBAF Q4 2011 Online Exchange, and where possible, results are compared over time.
  • 2016
  • Special Report
  • In this report, both brokers and employers provide information about their use of voluntary benefits, and more specifically, voluntary dental benefits. It is based on the results of a special online information exchange conducted in June 2016 among more than 300 brokers and exactly 300 employers. These benefits professionals share 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.