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Employee Benefits: Building a Competitive Benefits Program

The role of the benefits broker has changed, and insurance products are now just one tool used to manage risk. Changing economic trends have impacted communication strategies and tools. And there is an increasingly heightened focus on regulatory risk management due to ACA requirements.

With our expertise and proactive benefit cost management, we fill gaps created by rising demands in compliance, administration, communication, wellness, disease management, and technology. We are not just brokers of insurance. We go beyond premium and claim costs and act as advisors and strategic partners to help you attract and retain the best employees.

 
Strategic Cost Management
Human Resources Advocacy
Communication
Compliance
Marketplace Partnership

Employee Benefits News

  • Shhhhhh!


    There are places where you expect things to be noisy, such as a rock concert, and places where you expect it to be quiet, like an office.
  • Moments of Clarity: Being Transparent


    Aristotle was right when he said, “Nature abhors a vacuum.” Companies and politicians like to say that they’re transparent, when in fact, they’re often the opposite. And, as in nature, in the absence of facts, people will often fill their minds with what is perceived.

UBA Benefits News

  • President Trump Ends ACA Cost Sharing Reductions


    Payments to insurers for cost sharing reductions are to be stopped immediately.
  • Contraception Mandate Rolled Back for Employers


    A greater number of employers will now be able to opt out of providing contraception to employees at no cost through their employer-sponsored health plan.
  • October 2017 Executive Order on Healthcare


    The order directs federal agencies to explore options relating to association health plans, short term limited-duration coverage, and HRAs, within the next 60 to 120 days.
  • Shhhhhh!


    While nobody likes being “shushed,” there are few things more annoying than trying to work when someone else is talking in the background.
  • The Perk of Pets


    Companies on the leading edge of employee benefits, that want to stand out within an industry, will offer pet-friendly perks in order to attract top talent.

“I have been working with KPD for almost two decades now and have stayed with them because of their outstanding customer service, guidance, and vast knowledge in the ever-changing world of benefits. KPD, but particularly Debbie Brailsford and her support group, are an integral partner for EPIC. I always know that they will go above and beyond for me and my staff by providing us with the best benefit solutions for our group. I have recommended KPD several times to other HR professionals and will continue to do so as often as I am provided the opportunity.”

- Roberta Kellis, HR Administrator, Educational Policy Improvement Center

“The entire KPD team is extremely responsive, always going above and beyond in a very professional and friendly manner. We highly recommend KPD without hesitation for all your insurance needs.”

- Jennifer Littrell, Payroll & Benefits Coordinator, ElderHealth & Living

“Douglas County Forest Products views KPD Insurance as a business partner, offering solutions to the full spectrum of our insurance needs.”

- Mick Baranko, Douglas County Forest Products

“As Director of the Employee Benefits Department, I strongly believe you will not find a group of professionals more dedicated, knowledgeable, and service-oriented than our Employee Benefits team at KPD.  Our mission is to partner with you to create a clear strategic benefit program that uniquely matches your needs. We are committed to being an advocate for both you and your employees.”

Alyssa Weller
alyssaw@kpdinsurance.com
Employee Benefits Director