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Scott Performance Thinking Resources

At Scott, we strive to create and add value for businesses. We provide expert insights and technical knowledge to help solve problems, create change and improve performance in the areas of risk management and employee benefits.

As a reader of our blog, we hope this has been your experience and that the content our team provides on a regular basis helps inform and elevate your thinking surrounding these critical components of your company’s culture and overall performance.

We’d like to introduce you to some additional free Performance Thinking resources from Scott that can help you improve your business.  

Seminars & Webinars

Our seminars and webinars will keep you informed of cutting-edge technology and innovative approaches to risk management and employee benefits as well as offer perspectives and insights from industry experts. Our events focus on relevant topics and offer strategic solutions and practical takeaways for attendees.

Our seminars are offered in person across our footprint throughout the year.  Webinars are offered on an ongoing basis with recordings available on demand.

Scott is a certified provider of continuing education credit (CE) through HRCI, NASBA and SHRM and we are proud to offer credit for many of our seminars and webinars.

Want to stay in the know?  Visit our Seminars page and subscribe to receive notifications.  We’ll send you a friendly email when a new seminar or webinar is added to our calendar.

Risk Matters Podcast

Our Risk Matters podcast allows you to hear directly from Scott team members and clients about our Risk Performance philosophy.   In addition to being available on our website, you can subscribe to the Risk Matters podcast on iTunes or Google Play.

Topics discussed in previous episodes include:

•  Initiating cultural change
•  The role leadership teams play in the culture of an organization
•  Reporting & management of workers’ compensation claims
•  Reducing employee injuries 
•  Improving employee quality of life
•  Leading a values-based organization

Through these resources, we aim to be a valuable partner for you and your organization.  Contact your Scott Risk Advisor or Benefits Consultant with any questions you may have about our services or these Performance Thinking resources.

Takeaways from the 2018 Midterm Election

Yesterday’s historic election saw the most voter turnout for a midterm ever in the United States, and today both Republicans and Democrats are claiming victory. While there are still many votes being counted and races still to be decided, it’s clear the Democrats have taken control of the House of Representatives and the Republicans have increased their majority in the Senate.

At this point, Democrats appear to have gained 30+ seats in the House of Representatives and Republicans will increase their Senate majority by three to five seats. This outcome was expected by many and was predicted by polling in recent weeks.

How will the shift in power impact employer-sponsored healthcare?  

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Greg Stancil Appointed to NAHU’s Legislative Council

Greg Stancil, Director of Healthcare Reform for Scott Benefit Services, was recently appointed to the Legislative Council of the National Association of Health Underwriters (NAHU). 

The NAHU Legislative Council works to advance and advocate for healthcare policy and regulatory solutions on a national level.  Members of the Council provide insights to top-level decision makers in the White House and on Capitol Hill.  Stancil’s appointment advances Scott Benefit Services’ work on behalf of our clients as well as provides access to timely insights into the future of healthcare in our country.

Stancil is regarded as an expert on the employer impacts of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and regularly speaks at industry events and healthcare reform workshops across the country. Additionally, he is a regular contributor on the Scott Performance Thinking blog where he monitors healthcare reform activity and shares important updates and insights for employers. Stancil is a Registered Health Underwriter (RHU), Chartered Healthcare Consultant (ChHC) and received a Certificate of Studies in Healthcare Reform.  He also represents Scott Benefit Services on the NAHU Principals Council.


Join Scott Benefit Services for our upcoming webinar featuring Greg Stancil:

Looking Ahead: The Impact of the 2018 Midterm Elections on Employer-Sponsored Healthcare
Thursday, October 25, 2018
2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. 

Webinar attendees will:

•  Understand what impact a potential shift in the House or Senate will have on employer-sponsored care
•  Learn about pending legislation that could impact your company and health plans
•  Look at what impact the recent changes to the Supreme Court will have on the future of the ACA and employer-sponsored care

Wellness Program Dashboards 5 Rules for Success

I recently had the privilege of facilitating a roundtable discussion at the Summer 2018 HERO Think Tank on the topic of wellness dashboards.  This was a great opportunity to share Scott’s knowledge and experience surrounding this valuable tool in health risk management.  From my experience at the HERO Think Tank, and from our day-to-day engagement with clients, I developed the following five “rules” for wellness dashboarding.  

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National Benefits Benchmark Data

Decisions about your employee benefits have far-reaching and financially significant implications – for your business and your employees. At Scott, we empower our clients with detailed benchmark data to make informed, strategic decisions.

Each year, Scott Benefit Services, alongside a leading actuarial consulting firm, conducts a Mid-Market Benefits Benchmarking Survey to help guide employers as they navigate the ever-changing employee benefits landscape. 

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