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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

  • PTO for When the Wind Blows


    This year, much of the United States had some form of major natural disaster—hurricanes, wildfires, floods, tornados—and millions of people were either directly affected, or had a family member or close friend who was affected. This life-changing disruption often meant that people couldn’t, or weren’t able to, go to work.
  • Stop Handing Out Your SSN Like Candy


    Social Security numbers (or SSNs) used to be tied just to your Social Security benefits. Now, that number is tied to just about everything used to identify you.
  • What's Driving Claim Costs and Employer Solutoins


    To help HR professionals and business owners better understand their benefit plan claim costs, United Benefit Advisors (UBA), in conjunction with Symetra Life Insurance Company, will host a webinar — “What’s Driving Claim Costs and Employer Solutions” — on Thursday, Sept. 6, at 3:30 p.m. ET.

UBA Benefits News

  • Leadership, Now with More Humility


    More and more, we are learning that scientists, marketers, programmers, and other kinds of knowledge workers lead office lives very similar to famous innovators like Watson, Crick, and Franklin, who discovered the structure of DNA. How so? All of these people live work lives structured around progress in meaningful work. And when this progress occurs, it boosts emotions, perceptions, and productivity.
  • Eat to Live Well: Health Benefits of the Mediterranean Diet


    For heart-healthy living, it turns out a great dietary option for many dates back centuries.
  • Beware of Tech Overload


    With each digitization of traditional job and team functions comes a cost in diminishing associated skills.
  • Ribbon Cutting for New UBA Chicago Office


    UBA celebrates the opening of its new Chicago office.
  • Higher Satisfaction through Higher Education


    When evaluating employee benefits, essentials such as health and dental plans, vacation time and 401(k) contributions quickly come to mind. Another benefit employers should consider involves subsidizing learning as well as ambitions.

“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

Our Team