"We are extremely proud of Burnham's growth in the
With an esteemed reputation and track record for winning clients based on its ACA expertise, Burnham LA is trusted by reputable institutions and organizations. Supported by an in-house ERISA (Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974) attorney, highly experienced benefits professionals, as well as best-in-class employer-reporting software vendors, Burnham LA provides a full spectrum of strategic and tactical benefits solutions, wielding the in-depth industry knowledge and Fortune 500 resources of a large firm while retaining the flexibility, creativity and consultative service of a privately held boutique.
The changes that have occurred in the healthcare market over the past several years have undoubtedly forced the role of an employee benefits broker to evolve into one of an advisor. It is no longer enough to market a benefits program and help with open enrollment; employers need help navigating plan options, as well as funding alternatives such as limited funding, self-funding and captives. They want help implementing benefits administration and human resource information systems (HRIS) that improve their efficiencies and seek guidance with new regulatory requirements placed upon them not only by ACA but also by state and local ordinances. Equally as important, they seek a trusted advisor who can educate their employees about health and wellness options so that they become knowledgeable consumers when it comes to healthcare and health insurance. And finally, they are looking for innovative and engaging ways to motivate employees to embrace healthier lifestyles, recognizing that a healthier workforce keeps medical costs under control in the long term.
"Specialization has allowed Burnham LA to emerge on the cutting edge of major trends in benefits programs, including multi-year strategic planning, healthcare reform guidance, cost-containment strategies, underwriting and actuarial services, legislative and corporate compliance support and self-funded plans," Allison adds. "There is no other local economy in the world quite like
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