Amwins Connect provides insightful articles that cover various topics as resources to brokers and agencies of all sizes within the Group Benefits industry. As a General Agency, Amwins Connect is always working hard to provide product knowledge and relevant health insurance information. This recap includes topics ranging from what employees are looking for in their next job, how employers are enhancing employee benefits to keep workers, record hiring highs in the insurance sector, how to improve HSA/HDHP, and more.

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March 2022


What Employees Want in Their Next Job

Gallup recently asked over 13,000 employees what’s most important when considering a job from a new employer. What surprised researchers is how much more important pay and benefits have gotten. 


Employers Are Enhancing Employee Benefits to Keep Workers

Fifty-one percent of workers say their employers have added new benefits or increased their existing benefits over the past six months. The Harris Poll surveyed more than 2,000 U.S. workers for Fortune. 




The Insurance Sector Sees Record Hiring

The insurance sector is seeing record growth in hiring with 72% of companies planning to increase staff during the next 12 months, according to a survey by The Jacobson Group and Aon.




How to Improve the HSA/HDHP Experience

Experts outlined how to maximize the value of HSA/HDHP plans during a recent webinar. One recommendation is to add more covered pre-deductible services and drugs.


How Employers Can Improve Telehealth

After a spectacular rise in the use of telehealth during the pandemic, the trend is leveling off. However, it remains an important tool to increase employees’ access to care. 




Many Employees Choose Savings Over Health Plan Choices

A recent Centivo survey reveals how willing employees are to modify core health plan features for better healthcare affordability. In fact, 73% of survey respondents say they would do so if they realized savings of 10% to 30% compared to their existing health plans. 




Health Plan Members Are Very Satisfied with Virtual Care

Virtual primary care (VPC) has become an important element of any healthcare plan. Sixty-seven percent of respondents say they would be more likely to stay with their health insurer long-term if they were offered remote physical examinations.




Balancing the Costs of Preventive Health Care with Disenrollment

It can pay off for insurers to invest in long-term health even when a substantial portion of members will disenroll. A study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) finds that about 1 in 5 members disenrolls from a commercial insurer each year. 




Good Benefits Can be More Important Than Salary for Workers

Nearly 88% of workers would consider better health, dental, and vision insurance as a factor when choosing between a higher paying job and a lower paying job with better benefits, according to a survey by