Reimagining Employee Benefits
At McGohan Brabender, we specialize in innovative and collaborative employee benefits management. We deeply understand the challenges employers face from rising healthcare costs and provide forward-thinking strategies that inspire confidence in the future of your workforce and the health of your employees.
As your independent benefits broker, we offer personalized employee benefits consulting, innovative plan designs, and customized enrollment support to meet your organization’s needs.
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We believe the future of employee benefits must be imagined and created. At McGohan Brabender, we deliver optimized benefit solutions that unite innovation and affordability.
We provide benefit solutions through our “123 Planning Approach” detailing:
- Timelines for clinical, non-clinical, financial, and engagement strategies and metrics
- Navigation of the benefits process to deliver sustainable, multi-year benefit plans
- Accessibility and hands-on support from your dedicated Account Team
Explore our What’s New section and stay up-to-date on the latest McGohan Brabender information. You’ll find curated content highlighting the most relevant and timely updates, from events and podcasts to articles and videos; you’ll never miss out on important information.
Re-Imagining Open Enrollment Communication: Part II
In this episode, listeners will learn how to create and present a 15 minute open enrollment meeting that still includes all of the necessary pieces of information, doesn’t overwhelm your employees and perhaps changes the way they view them entirely. Be ready to listen with an open mind – because if Dave and Kenzie do their jobs right – your job during open enrollment season will be 100 times easier. Tune in now!Listen Now
McGohan Brabender Hires New Director of Pharmacy Solutions
McGohan Brabender has hired Dr. Jeff Eichholz – PharmD, as the new Director of Pharmacy Solutions. Jeff has earned his Bachelor of Science and Doctor of Pharmacy degrees from Saint Louis College of Pharmacy. He has over 20 years of experience within the Rx distribution system, with over 10 years at Express Scripts as the […]Read More
Re-Imagining Open Enrollment Meetings: Part I
MB Chief Marketing Officer, Dave Homan has been in the health benefits world for over 25 years with intense research in the past few about employee benefit communication strategies. Sadly, open enrollment meetings haven’t changed much when our technology and innovation has. Dave and Side Affects Producer, Kenzie are going to share how employees feel about open enrollment meetings, why they need to be re-imagined and solutions on how to turn them from a “stressor” to a “delighter.”Listen Now
Are You the Cause of Cognitive Overload?
Have you heard of #cognitiveoverload? MB Chief Marketing Officer, David Homan shares how to make your open enrollment meetings less overwhelming and more impactful this season. Take a look at this 3 minute video — it’s worth every second!Read More
MB Value Statement | Communication & Engagement
Effective communication and engagement, when done correctly, can positively impact benefits management outcomes. Learn how our team provides tools and resources to help clients deliver customized communication to their employees, whether it’s messaging, videos, or cost-saving promotions.Read More
ABCs Of ICHRAs
Side Affects Producer, Kenzie McEvily and Chief Marketing Officer, Dave Homan welcome Director of Account Management and 100+ Segment Lead of All Markets for MB, Beth Bailey to the show to discuss an emerging HR topic, Individual Coverage Health Reimbursement Accounts, also known as ICHRAs. Between 2020 and 2022, ICHRA adoption doubled across all 50 states. In this episode, you’ll learn the basics of this health plan, what organizations it works best for and the potential drawbacks. Tune in now!Listen Now
Generational Recruiting Part I: Ghosting
Join Side Affects Producer, Kenzie McEvily and Chief Marketing Officer, Dave Homan as they discuss how recruiting has changed in the past five years. HR professionals are navigating new waters of virtual interviews, advanced technology, artificial intelligence and ghosting. How can they make sure they’re targeting the right candidates and guaranteeing that they will actually show up for their interview? In this episode, HR and benefit communications expert, Dave will share why applicants are ghosting their potential employers, how to avoid that and explain how to target the right generations in the hiring process.Listen Now
Do you have a Primary Care Physician?
When’s the last time you went to see your primary care physician (PCP)? If you are like over a fourth of the population in the U.S., the right question may be whether or not you have one? According to a national poll conducted by the Kaiser Family Foundation, 26% of U.S. citizens don’t have a […]Read More
Curating a Comprehensive Benefits Package for Multiple Generations
There has never been more diversity in the workplace than there is right now. Many companies have four or five generations of workers, with millennials making up the most significant portion of the workforce. However, each generation brings something valuable and unique to the table for businesses. To be an inclusive organization for all ages, […]Read More
I have been in the insurance field for over 35 years, with the first 16 being with an insurance company. The remaining has been as an employee benefits consultant in the Greater Cincinnati area. I witness truly outstanding professionals in my trade each day; unfortunately, however, that’s not always the case, and anything less than […]Read More
Rethinking Your Employee Benefits Strategy Can Help You Fight the Sansdemic
What’s a sansdemic, you ask? It means without people, or in this case, without enough people. At McGohan Brabender, our clients shared that they were affected well before the pandemic. However, the mandated shutdown drove the point home. It created a situation where many baby boomers realized how much they loved working from home. Others […]Read More
Pride Month | LGBTQIA+ Benefits Programs & Policies
June arrived and PRIDE ads and articles tipped me into a reflective steep. I asked myself, “What can I do to help HR professionals in the benefits arena to support them, as they work to support their employees?” I am a cisgender human trying to grow my awareness and support of other humans. I started […]Read More
Military Contractors and Employee Benefits
Co-hosts, Kenzie McEvily and Dave Homan welcome McGohan Brabender Shareholder and Consultant, Matt McAlpine to touch on a more specialized topic – benefits for military contractors. What makes this group so unique? How do you develop a benefit plan for them that is attractive but also compliant? Tune in to learn more!Listen Now
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