Insurtech Building Blocs

AgencyBloc

A macro look at health, benefits, and senior market insurtech industry happenings and trends with AgencyBloc CEO Tim Robinson, and AgencyBloc CTO Cory Schmidt.

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Trends and Complexity in the Group Benefits Market with Marcie Strouse
6d ago
Trends and Complexity in the Group Benefits Market with Marcie Strouse
Join AgencyBloc for a comprehensive discussion on employee benefits with Marcie Strouse, Partner at Capitol Benefits Group (https://capitol-benefits.com).  This episode dives deep into the ever-changing group benefits market, offering valuable insights for businesses of all sizes.Key Discussion Points:Market Dynamics: Explore the impact of carrier consolidation and its implications for employers.Navigating Healthcare Costs: Gain insights into managing rising healthcare expenses and understanding drug pricing models.Beyond Traditional Options: Discover innovative solutions like level-funded plans, association health plans, and Professional Employer Organizations (PEOs).Employee Well-being: Learn how prioritizing mental health benefits and voluntary benefits can enhance your recruitment and retention strategies.The Future of Benefits: Get a glimpse into the role of advocacy, technology, and work-life balance in shaping the employee benefits landscape.This episode is a valuable resource for business owners, HR professionals, and anyone involved in selecting employee benefits.  Gain the knowledge you need to create a competitive benefits package that attracts top talent and fosters a healthy, engaged workforce.Insurtech Building Blocs is presented by AgencyBloc, the #1 Recommended Insurance Industry Growth Platform serving the benefits and senior market space with 6,500+ customers across multiple solutions within the platform. With a range of insurance-specific solutions for sales enablement, client and policy management, compliance management, quoting and proposals, and commissions management — all with highly recommended customer support — we've got you covered.Learn more at https://www.agencybloc.comLinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/agencyblocYouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/agencyblocFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/agencyblocInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/agencyblocamsX: https://twitter.com/agencybloc
Explaining Proposed CMS Legislation with Dwane McFerrin, Senior Vice President, Med Solutions at Senior Market Sales
Mar 29 2024
Explaining Proposed CMS Legislation with Dwane McFerrin, Senior Vice President, Med Solutions at Senior Market Sales
Tim Robinson, CEO at AgencyBloc and Cory Schmidt, CTO at AgencyBloc interview Dwane McFerrin, Senior Vice President, Med Solutions at Senior Market Sales (SMS). Dwane has helped position Senior Market Sales as a market leader selling Medicare Advantage and Part D in addition to Medicare Supplement. He is responsible for the strategic direction of the Medicare product line, carrier relationships, and a team of marketing consultants who support sales in excess of 600,000 new business applications into Medicare-related products annually.Dwane shares his involvement and thoughts on upcoming CMS legislation, explains the key proposed changes that could impact the MA distribution model, and how it affects IMO/FMOs, agents, and brokers.Insurtech Building Blocs is presented by AgencyBloc, the #1 Recommended Insurance Industry Growth Platform serving the benefits and senior market space with 6,500+ customers across multiple solutions within the platform. With a range of insurance-specific solutions for sales enablement, client and policy management, compliance management, quoting and proposals, and commissions management — all with highly recommended customer support — we've got you covered.Learn more at https://www.agencybloc.comLinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/agencyblocYouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/agencyblocFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/agencyblocInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/agencyblocamsX: https://twitter.com/agencybloc
A Conversation with Amanda Brewton
Feb 29 2024
A Conversation with Amanda Brewton
In this episode, Cory Schmidt interviews Amanda Brewton, an expert in the Medicare field for nearly 20 years. Amanda is the owner of Medicare Answers Now, a Field Marketing Organization in Cleveland, Ohio supporting agents in over 40 states and specializing in Medicare Advantage, Medicare Supplements, Part D Plans, and more.  She continues teaching numerous courses across the country on Ethics, Business Development, Sales, Marketing, and many Continuing Education courses. Amanda is the creator of the Ms. Medicare Conference, Medicare and Margaritas conference, and was awarded “Educator of the Year” by her local state NABIP Chapter. Learn more about Amanda: Medicare Answers NowAmanda Brewton on LinkedInAmanda Brewton on FacebookMs. Medicare Facebook GroupMs. Medicare ConferenceMedicare & Margaritas ConferenceMedicare, Marketing, and Motivation Facebook GroupInsurtech Building Blocs is presented by AgencyBloc, the #1 Recommended Insurance Industry Growth Platform serving the benefits and senior market space with 6,500+ customers across multiple solutions within the platform. With a range of insurance-specific solutions for sales enablement, client and policy management, compliance management, quoting and proposals, and commissions management — all with highly recommended customer support — we've got you covered.Learn more at https://www.agencybloc.comLinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/agencyblocYouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/agencyblocFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/agencyblocInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/agencyblocamsX: https://twitter.com/agencybloc