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With COVID-19 turning the world and the healthcare industry on its head, we regualry write about the ways you can navigate the system to keep your business afloat.

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Updates and questions in the world of Employee Benefits

What to Expect From Your Telemedicine Visit

What to Expect From Your Telemedicine Visit

The onset of the global pandemic caused telemedicine usage to skyrocket. The nature of COVID-19 caused more patients to rely on telemedicine services to ensure they received the care they needed. In a pre-COVID world, telemedicine visits faced barriers beyond real-time, synchronous audio and video communication. These barriers have come down due to COVID-19, and more clinicians have emplored to the possibility to expand utilizing telehealth services.  As telemedicine becomes more and more popular, it’s important to understand what a typical telemedicine appointment will look like.
How Can You Add Value to Your Existing Benefit Plans?

How Can You Add Value to Your Existing Benefit Plans?

Benefit plans serve as a great way to provide value to employees beyond their salary. Because benefits are becoming increasingly important, it’s important that you give your employees the option to tailor their benefits to their needs. At SBMA, we believe in meeting your employee’s medical needs with additional benefit options. We offer our clients the option to choose various voluntary/worksite, ancillary, and virtual health benefit options. 
How do benefits improve employee morale

How Do Benefits Improve Employee Morale?

Sixty percent of employees rated benefits as a very important contributor to job satisfaction. With that many employees placing value on employee benefits, it’s important that you, as an employer, ensure your benefits are set up and attract and retain the best employees. According to Career Builder, only 49% of employees are satisfied with their current benefits, which means you have the opportunity to make your benefits even better to appeal to 51% of your employees!
Telehealth is Convenient, Reliable, and Here To Stay!

Telehealth is Convenient Reliable and Here To Stay!

The global pandemic has caused telehealth services to thrive. According to CNBC, about 10 million Medicare beneficiaries used telehealth services between March and August. Compared to the average 13,000 weekly appointments pre-pandemic, that number is exciting for telehealth advancement.
Insurance Brokers! Higher commission and better rates are here!

Insurance Brokers! Higher commission and better rates are here!

Attention brokers! Do you want to get higher commissions and better rates for your clients? Look no further! SBMA provides the most competitive rates for your minimum essential coverage. Our goal is to make you look like a rockstar for your clients while making more commission.
How Voluntary/Worksite Benefits Can Help Employee Retention

How Voluntary/Worksite Benefits Can Help Employee Retention

Attracting and retaining the best employees is likely of the utmost importance to you and your business. There are many ways to show your employees you care. One of the most effective ways is through offering voluntary benefits as part of your health insurance plans.