New Certification Helps Producers Bring Risk Management Strategies To Employee Benefits And Wellness

Asheville, NC (CompNewsNetwork) - The Institute of Benefit & Wellness Advisors (IBWA) has been launched to help insurance professionals integrate employee benefits with wellness. The organization is based in Asheville, NC.

“It has become increasingly clear that Workers’ Compensation, Employee Benefits, and Wellness are the three faces of employee health and the cost of that health,” states Preston Diamond, executive director of the new organization. “This means property & casualty insurance producers must be equipped to bring a unified approach to employers.”

Diamond adds that with the new Health Care Reform legislations, employers will have “an enormous need for expert advice on benefits and wellness.” The declining value agents have felt from employers by spread sheeting and quoting will be even further diminished. The agents of the future are quickly arming themselves with new ways to attack the true root causes that are driving up healthcare costs … read more