CENTENNIAL, Colo., April 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Benefits Selling, a Summit Business Media publication, revealed the results of its 2010 Health Care Survey conducted by Benefits Selling and Oliver Wyman in its April issue and at Benefits Selling Expo 2010, held April 19-21 in Washington, D.C.
The survey asked employee benefits brokers nationwide to weigh in on how health care reform will impact their business and how they plan to respond to health care reform. More than 1,250 brokers responded to this year's survey, spanning the country and representing all employer size segments as well as the individual market.
"We received a record number of responses to this year's Health Care Survey," said Benefits Selling Editor Denis Storey. "In one of the most critical and trying times for the benefits industry, this survey gauges how brokers are reacting to the changing health care industry."
Highlights of the Health Care Survey include:
- 57% of brokers said health care reform will have a negative impact on their clients
- Almost half of respondents said that reform will drive substantial or major consolidation in the broker and consultant landscape
- 70% of brokers said employers would take a more aggressive approach in reviewing benefits strategies
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