Park City, Utah (PRWEB) August 19, 2013
Today, Zane Benefits, the number one online small business health benefits solution, published new information on health insurance broker exiting.
According to Zane Benefits’ website, nearly half of U.S. health insurance brokers are considering exiting the health insurance business altogether, with the majority saying they're only slightly or not at all confident about the future of their business and their industry.
The 2013 Aflac WorkForces Report for Brokers reflects a common feeling among insurance brokers that they're taking the brunt of changes in America's healthcare system.
One reason for this shift in attitude is that group health insurance is undergoing a drastic shift with new structural changes brought on by health care reform. In addition, costs for employer-sponsored group health insurance are at an all-time high for employers and employees. Brokers feel the closing of the group health insurance market, and it’s a threat to their current business model.
In a recent look at brokers' views on health care reform, 72 percent said health care reform would make the country worse off, and 65 percent said it would make their business worse off. In general, brokers are not happy with the health care reform.
These recent studies around brokers exiting the industry, and the future of health insurance brokers, has created a whirlwind of discussion on social media, especially LinkedIn.
But studies aside, are 45 percent of Brokers Really Calling it Quits?
The 2013 Aflac WorkForces Report for Brokers analyzed the trends, attitudes and use of empl
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