Entries by Kristina Forman

Zenefits Update: Cost vs. Benefits

For several weeks we’ve been hearing about Zenefits’ latest offering. In this new update, Zenefits will offer their technology to clients without requiring the Broker of Record (BOR). Basically, this means that Zenefits will allow a client to transfer their BOR to another broker and will offer a beta technology platform separate from the BOR.

BAN Indy Conference Recap: What We’ve Learned

Highlights from BAN Indy This past July, several members of our BTR team attended theBenefit Advisors Network (BAN) Summer Conference (BAN Indy). Hosted by our very own Gregory and Appel, the conference took place in Indianapolis, IN, and was packed with great information about the latest in benefits administration and HR technology. Below are a […]

PlanSource Eclipse Conference Recap

This past July, four members of the Benefit Technology Resources™ (BTR) team attended the PlanSource Eclipse conference in Park City, Utah. Over 300 participants attended which included elite partners (such as BTR), co-source brokers, vendor sponsors, industry leaders and HR administrators from large direct clients. We had an excellent time amongst colleagues and experts within the […]

Implementation Division Becomes Benefits Administration Division

In a recent name change, our Implementation Division is now called the Benefits Administration Division. This was a strategic decision to help our broker partners understand what our “implementation division” does, as well as what differentiates it from the consulting division.  However, when it comes to everything this division does, “Implementation” seemed like a limited […]

Employee Navigator 2017 Conference Recap

BTR Attends Employee Navigator 2017 Conference This past June, members of our Employee Navigator team attended the annual Employee Navigator Conference in Bethesda, Maryland.  As in years past, it was very informative and packed with information. Presenters recapped the enhancements delivered in 2017 and upcoming 2018 updates. Moreover, BTR had the opportunity to network with many of […]

BTR Benchmarking Initiative (Powered by BTA)

BTR Benchmarking Initiative Update  This past April, Benefit Technology Resources, LLC announced the formation of a “sister” company, Benefit Technology Analytics, LLC. The purpose of BTA is to produce insurance benchmark reports for health and welfare employee benefits. These reports are designed for insurance brokers, their clients, and prospective clients. At present, we are very close to […]

Bswift Idea Exchange: What We’ve Learned

Recently, several members of the BTR team had the privilege of attending the 14th annual bswift Idea Exchange in Miami, FL.  For the first time ever, the conference left its hometown of Chicago for Miami, Florida.  The multi-day event consisted of customized sessions split between direct clients and channel partners. The event featured keynote speakers […]

Fall Open Enrollment is 120 Days Away, Are You Ready???

What You Need to Know About Fall Open Enrollment Many of you know there is no time left to begin the vetting process to implement large or complex accounts for benefits administration for this Fall’s open enrollment. Benefits administration providers are already at capacity because of the huge market demand this year, including BTR’s back office. The […]