What NASCAR Can Teach Us About Navigating Employee Benefits [Interview]

Garrett Gardi is a Managing Advisor at Baldwin Krystyn Sherman Partners. An industry veteran of 16 years, Garrett likens the industry to a NASCAR race. “It's moving at lightning pace. You can't see what's coming around the corner but you better be...

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How Much Time Does A Doctor Visit Really Take?

I always think a doctor visit will be a quick, in-and-out trip: “If I make an appointment for 8:00 a.m., I could make it to my 9:00 meeting.” But the alarm goes off, I fly out the door, sign in early, and still––I face a 40-minute wait, paperwork,...

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3 Things On-Site Clinics Can’t Do That Telemedicine Can

Employers have opened on-site medical clinics to help employees save time and money in seeking medical care for routine illness. It also saves employee’s time and money in getting treatment for everyday illnesses. They are convenient, affordable...

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4 Things Telemedicine Companies Just Aren’t Telling You

When evaluating vendors for new employee benefits, you are critical of the sales pitch. You ask all the right questions, scrutinize the numbers, and check references. Vendors of seemingly similar benefits tend to compete on price. But for some,...

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Your First 60 Days on the First Stop Health Telemedicine Engagement Program

Let’s get right to it: First Stop Health has the highest utilization of any telemedicine company in the industry. We implement a customized telemedicine engagement plan for each of our clients. We’ll stand by our service, and our utilization rate,...

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How Employers Can Fight the Stigma of Taking Sick Days and Improve Employee Health

It always seems to happen: You have three big projects crossing over each other, a presentation, and barely enough time to get it all done in the work week. And then you feel a cold coming on. It’s not just the sniffles, or something you could push...

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An Employee Benefit Strategy For Offsetting Rising Healthcare Costs

Health insurance premiums increased for nine out of 10 employers last year, and 23% saw double-digit increases, according to Gallagher & Co.’s 2015 Benefits Strategy and Benchmarking survey.

For an employer to control their bottom line while...

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Essential employee benefit trends you can’t afford to miss [Interview]

An interview with top insurance and benefits executive, Adam Kroeger 

We recently had the opportunity to chat with Adam Kroeger, a Client Executive at Truss LLC. Adam believes that by being strategic and consultative, he can provide solutions to his...

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Sick Days... Minimized

Flu season is here--the time of year employers dread. The unavoidable fact is that employees will become ill and work time will be missed. Sooner or later, all employers will be affected by lost time and productivity due to employee illness. But...

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