28 episodes

It’s no secret, employee benefits are complicated. We’re here to break things down and help you build a roadmap for your approach to benefits. Together with our expert guests, we’ll explore complex, counterintuitive, and compelling topics that give you a better understanding of the “whys” of the industry. 

Benefits Breakdown Brown & Brown

    • Business
    • 5.0 • 18 Ratings

It’s no secret, employee benefits are complicated. We’re here to break things down and help you build a roadmap for your approach to benefits. Together with our expert guests, we’ll explore complex, counterintuitive, and compelling topics that give you a better understanding of the “whys” of the industry. 

    Making Benefit Headlines and Building Health Plans

    Making Benefit Headlines and Building Health Plans

    Jared, Vanessa and Adam are joined by National Benefits Leader Robyn Piper with Piper Jordan, a recent addition to the Brown & Brown team of companies. Robyn discusses how to help build winning health plans and solve issues that employers and employees face. The team tackles a plethora of topics including Pharmacy Contracts, Social Determinants of Health, Food Deserts, Plan Discounts, High-Performance Networks, Low-Wage Plan Design and more! This fast-paced discussion will help you drive new ideas and conversations within your organization.


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    Jared Bowcutt


    Vanessa Longnecker


    Adam Compton

    • 25 min
    Open Enrollment: The Most Wonderful Time of the Year…

    Open Enrollment: The Most Wonderful Time of the Year…

    Jared, Vanessa and Adam lead a discussion around strategies and best practices for employers during open enrollment. Building off the recent article titled ‘Six Ways to Improve Open Enrollment’ from Brown & Brown, the team expands on the impact when joining technology with the human element during open enrollment. The team covers open enrollment strategies including highlighting mental and behavioral health, increasing financial wellness education and sharing company messages to help build culture.


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    Jared Bowcutt


    Vanessa Longnecker


    Adam Compton

    • 23 min
    The Pandemic's Effect on Mental Health, Where Are We Now?

    The Pandemic's Effect on Mental Health, Where Are We Now?

    Jared, Vanessa and Adam are joined by Brown & Brown's National Behavioral Health Leader, Dr. Joel Axler. Building on his recent white paper on Behavioral Health Trends, the team expands on the pandemic's impact and effect on our mental and behavioral health. The team will discuss behavioral health trends, employer concerns and actionable items for employers to consider. Dr. Joel also explores a reimagined employee assistance program to help drive engagement and support employees wherever they might be on their journey. 


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    Jared Bowcutt


    Vanessa Longnecker


    Adam Compton

    • 29 min
    Beyond The Medical

    Beyond The Medical

    Jared, Vanessa and Adam dive deeper into the recently released Brown & Brown Employee Benefits GAP Analysis and go 'BEYOND MEDICAL BENEFITS' to discuss emerging trends with non-medical plans, ancillary benefits, fringe benefits, health services and family-friendly benefits. With so many services and offerings in the marketplace, the team focuses on products that can help reach and engage employees. Finally, the team discusses actionable ways that businesses can align coverages and contracts to support employees (and families) when they need it. 


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    Jared Bowcutt


    Vanessa Longnecker


    Adam Compton

    • 33 min
    Total Rewards for Employees and How They Have Changed

    Total Rewards for Employees and How They Have Changed

    Jared, Vanessa and Adam are joined by their teammate, Rebecca Shipley, to discuss emerging trends within employee total rewards. Rebecca and the team examine how employers are finding new and innovative ways to expand the different forms of compensation, and how the world of total rewards has evolved in the last 24 months. They will also share areas where employers should be careful and pay special attention when creating a total rewards program. Finally, the team addresses areas of low-hanging fruit that any sized employer can focus on within their total rewards package.


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    Jared Bowcutt


    Vanessa Longnecker


    Adam Compton

    • 30 min
    Evolution of Virtual Primary Care

    Evolution of Virtual Primary Care

    Vanessa and Adam are joined by Dr. Eric Bricker to discuss Virtual Primary Care and how employers (and employees) can control costs and improve quality of care. Dr. Bricker dives into Virtual Primary Care, which focuses on 24/7 urgent care, chronic care and preventive screenings. These services provide quick, convenient access to a trusted doctor, helps improve access equity and promotes medication adherence. Virtual Primary Care can also reduce high-cost claims through coordinated referrals and chronic condition management.


    Connect with the hosts:


    Jared Bowcutt


    Vanessa Longnecker


    Adam Compton

    • 30 min

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