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Newfront (formerly ABD) specializes in providing an extensive range of employee benefits and group health insurance to all sizes of employers in the San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA, Metro Area. Providing extensive medical benefits to employees can help retain your employees. 2,167,500 employees in the area access employee benefits through their employers, including medical, voluntary, and retirement benefits. Newfront is a regional insurance brokerage firm with offices throughout the Bay Area. It was founded on the principle of providing quality customer service by treating clients as though they were family. Newfront has been providing customers with the products and services that they need to protect their businesses. With offices in San Mateo and Los Angeles, ABD is committed to meeting the needs of its customers. By working with third-party vendors, it provides customers with a competitive rate.

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OneDigital Santa Cruz is a business brokerage firm with offices across the nation. The company has made their services available to the people of the Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA Metro Area. OneDigital provides professional services for all sizes of employers in this region. The company offers insurance, voluntary benefits and other services. All employees depend on group health benefits for their well being and that of their families. The OneDigital Santa Cruz office has an M Score of 5 which is the highest M Score possible based on wide experience with business clients and positive customer feedback. your insurance broker should help guide your company through steps like open enrollment and with any challenging claims. OneDigital is the nation’s leading strategic advisory firm focused on driving business growth for employers of all sizes. Combining people and technology, OneDigital offers employers a sophisticated combination of strategic benefit advisory services, analytics, compliance support, human restheirces management tools and comprehensive insurance offerings.

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Frequently asked questions


How can I find an insurance broker near Salinas?

Mployer Advisor lets you search for Salinas-area insurance brokers, advisors, or consultants in one place. Narrow your results at the top of this page by M Score rating, company size, the type of insurance you’re looking for, or even your industry.


How are insurance brokers in Salinas paid?

Most often business insurance brokers are paid through commissions and fees. Small and mid-size companies’ insurance brokers are typically paid through commissions. These are paid to the broker by the insurance company you select. Larger companies often set up a fee-based arrangement instead of a commission-based arrangement with their broker or consultant partner.


Can I compare insurance brokers in the Salinas area?

It can feel overwhelming to sift through the many brokers in the Salinas area. It’s why Mployer Advisor provides a free comprehensive list of all Salinas insurance brokers. We include overviews, customer reviews, and our independent rating called an M Score. The higher the M Score, the broader the broker’s experience. With an M Score, you are empowered to choose the best broker for your company.


What is the difference between an insurance broker, agent, and a consultant in Salinas?

Insurance brokers, agents, and consultants in Salinas all have a similar role as they help a business or individual select an insurance company and plan.

You can use Mployer Advisor to find Salinas based insurance brokers and consultants.


Should I hire an independent Salinas insurance broker?

Finding the best insurance for your business can feel intimidating, as there are a lot of options in Salinas. For most organizations, it’s beneficial to hire an independent broker.

An insurance broker local to the Salinas area will have familiarity to the Salinas healthcare systems and insurance plans. This gives Salinas insurance brokers unique insight that others from out of the area may not have. Also, independent insurance brokers are able to quote you prices for your employees from a wider range of insurance carriers and therefore can often find prices and plans that better fit unique needs.


How do I choose a benefits broker in Salinas?

It can feel overwhelming to sift through the many brokers in the Salinas area. That is why Mployer Advisor provides a free comprehensive list of all Salinas insurance brokers. We include overviews, customer reviews, and our independent rating called an M Score.


Can I change my insurance broker?

If you are currently working with a broker, it’s important to know that you can always change your insurance broker. Even if you’re happy with your broker, it’s a good idea to evaluate Salinas-based insurance brokers often.

If you do not feel like you as a business are not receiving the right price or level of service you deserve, you should evaluate a new insurance broker. Mployer Advisor provides a free list of Salinas based insurance brokers and consultants for you to review including customer ratings and independent scores.


Will my insurance broker handle my insurance claims?

Insurance brokers in Salinas do not specifically handle claims, that is the role of your insurance carrier. Your insurance broker can help you navigate the claims process if needed, especially for large and or questionable claims.


Do all Salinas brokers have an M Score?

We work hard to ensure every M Score is accurate, helpful, and pushes the insurance brokerage industry to be open and transparent. It’s calculated using a brokerage's breadth and depth of experience across industries, employer sizes, and offerings. An industry-first, the M Score is available for most Salinas-based brokers and more are being added every day.


When is the best time to shop for a new insurance broker?

Making the right insurance choice saves money, helps retain the best employees, and can prevent unforeseen costs. An insurance broker is an invaluable asset so the best time to shop for a new Salinas-area insurance broker is earlier than you think. Extra time helps identify the skills and capabilities expected of your ideal broker, lets you understand how different brokers deliver different results, and gives you the ability to use neutral third-party tools like Mployer Advisor to evaluate broker options.



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