All posts by Chris Prochak

Custom Group Dental Insurance Quotes Within 48 Hours

By Chris Prochak | dental insurance, dental benefits, About Beam | No Comments

Beam makes dental benefits easy. For providers, for members, for clients and for brokers. Our goal is to not only offer the single best dental benefit product on the market, but also provide white-glove service for every one of stakeholders in as many ways possible, including the RFP process....

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What Makes Beam Dental Benefits Different?

By Chris Prochak | SmartPremiums, Beam Perks, About Beam | 1 Comment

If you’ve been working with Beam Dental for a while, you know by now that we do dental benefits a bit differently. And if you’re newer to selling Beam, well, here’s a bit of a sneak peek. If you aren’t looking for details and just want an overview, skip straight down to the summary below.

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How Modern Technology Can Mitigate Your Clients' Switching Costs

By Chris Prochak | Brokers, employee benefits | No Comments

You've been there before: you bring an incredibly compelling benefits package to your client at renewal. You've maximized savings across all their lines and believe you're delivering the best possible package, including incredible service, innovation and significant cost savings. However, the...

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Beam Dental Takeaways from BenefitsPRO Expo 2018: Think Ahead

By Chris Prochak | Brokers, Thoughts From Beam, Employers | No Comments

First of all, I had an amazing time at BenefitsPRO 2018. I met with consultants from large regional firms, independent brokers, existing and potential partners, and everyone in between. It was an incredible opportunity to have so many benefits experts under one roof, all sharing their thoughts...

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How Do I Find the Perfect Benefits Broker?

By Chris Prochak | employee benefits, dental benefits, Employers | 4 Comments

If your company is adding or re-evaluating health or dental benefits, working with a broker can simplify the process for all parties. However, not all are up-to-date on the latest benefits options or technology. And if you’re reading this post, you clearly care about innovation and making the...

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How Do I Select the Best Online Broker Product for My Company's Benefits?

By Chris Prochak | employee benefits, insurance brokers, Employers | 1 Comment

In our previous post, I laid out a framework to compare a traditional benefits broker vs. technology platforms; at this point, let's assume that you’ve decided a tech platform is a viable option for you. Step 1? Check! There are dozens of technology options out there to help you address your HR...

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Should I Use a Traditional or Online Broker for My Company's Benefits?

By Chris Prochak | employee benefits, insurance brokers, Employers | 1 Comment

Do you find the prospect of adding or changing employee benefits daunting? You’re not alone. A Google search for "how to create employee compensation and benefits" yields over 87 million results. Where do you begin?

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The (Almost) Beginner’s Guide to Group Dental Insurance

By Chris Prochak | dental benefits, Members, Employers | 2 Comments

Are you completely new to dental insurance? Are you clueless about the difference between prosthodontics and periodontics? If that’s the case, I’d recommend you visit the previous three parts on dental benefits basics, which you can find here:

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What Is a Dental Network & Why Should You Care?

By Chris Prochak | dental insurance, dental benefits, Employers | 2 Comments

We understand. Some things about dental insurance that seem too boring and confusing to pay much attention to. At Beam®, we’re working to make the dental benefits space more innovative, more exciting, and less confusing for everyone, whether you’re a client or just want to learn more. Even I’ll...

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The Beginner’s Guide to Group Dental Insurance

By Chris Prochak | dental benefits, Members, Employers | No Comments

If you’re reading this right now, maybe your company is thinking about switching up dental insurance or adding dental benefits for the first time. Or maybe you're looking at a quote or new dental plan and trying to make sense of it all. Whatever the case, there’s a lot of information to take in...

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