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FormFire Releases Community Quoting Tool In Michigan

We are happy to announce that our quoting tool PricePing™ has expanded into another state. We are live in Ohio, Indiana, Pennsylvania, Georgia, Virginia and now Michigan. The carriers currently available in Michigan include Humana, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan, HealthPlus of Michigan, Paramount Healthcare, Total Health Care and United Healthcare. The time-saving tool Read More

Like your plan? You can keep it…again.

For benefits brokers looking at their block of 51-99 business, this year is shaping up like a bad sequel. Less than 2 years removed from the “Great Quote Tsunami of 2013,” brokers are gearing up for what could be an even bigger, crazier off-cycle shopping season in 2015. You can call this one “Quote Tsunami Read More

Need to navigate the private exchange? FormFire can help.

How do you explain a process to someone who has never experienced it before? Where do you start? “Well,” you might say, “they start at the beginning.” That’s true, but there’s a lot missing from that explanation, and that’s exactly how it feels when companies talk about private health insurance exchanges. “Well,” I’ve heard people Read More

Is Employee Benefits Still A Relationship Industry?

I remember what my first employer in the health insurance industry told me. “Benefits,” he said, “is all about relationships.” If I could only find a button on my keyboard that forms those relationships. Any successful broker will tell you that growing and maintaining their book of business requires more than an efficient sales process Read More

A Quote Tsunami is Brewing: Make Sure Your Quoting Process is Scalable

These three trends are pointing to more September quoting than ever before. 1. Back-loaded Books of Business Brokers and employers were quick to jump on carrier 12/1 renewals last year, a prudent move at the peak of market uncertainty. However, many brokers now have a back loaded book with more renewals than ever falling on Read More