Articles by Dan Johnson

The Real Reason Your Benefits Communications Have It Backward

Successful benefits communications is an issue almost every company struggles with. We see it every day in our work, and we read about it often in publications and on sites just like this. Most companies focus the bulk of their benefits communications on facts: The cost of your plan. How voluntary products mesh with medical […]

The Dynamic Duo of Self-funding and Voluntary Benefits

Today, we live in an insurance marketplace defined by healthcare reform, double-digit rising healthcare costs, and plenty of “unknowns.” Given the changing landscape, many human resources professionals view their employer benefit plans as a challenging blend of cost containment strategies and employee retention. But there’s hope! Perhaps it’s time for a reintroduction, or introduction as […]