Why use an agent or broker? Agents and brokers save consumers and businesses time and money.

The Basics

The purpose of insurance is to provide protection from potentially large financial losses. Whether you're looking at health, dental, disability or long-term care, your health insurance agent, broker or consultant will help you identify the benefit products that will satisfy your needs or the needs of your company. They not only look out for your bottom line, they work to make sure you get your money's worth.

The role that insurance sales professionals play in this country’s health insurance system

After reading this executive summary one should have a better understanding of...

  • The role of the agent
  • What agents do for their clients
  • How both carriers and consumers benefit from the use of insurance agents
  • How insurance agents get paid