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Gallagher Kalamazoo provides employee benefits and group health insurance to all sizes of employers in the Kalamazoo area. The cost and quality of your group health benefits is driven by who you hire as an insurance broker. Gallagher Kalamazoo is a part of a national insurance brokerage firm with offices across the nation with a local office in Kalamazoo region. "Arthur J. Gallagher & Co., a family-owned and privately-held company, provides a broad range of property and casualty, life and health insurance products to businesses, public entities, associations and individuals in the United States. The company is headquartered in Northbrook, Illinois." They provide insurance for small business owners in the market of Kalamazoo County.

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Aon a company that is based in London, England and has its U.S. headquarters in Chicago, Illinois. It was created by a merger of two old firms back in 1982. The firm offers a range of financial risk-mitigation products, including insurance, pension administration, and health insurance plans to mid and large-sized companies all over the world. Aon is one of the top five largest risk and insurance providers in the world (R&P).

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Bennett and Shepherd Insurance is a local Winamac-based business that offers medical insurance, voluntary benefits as well as other services for small to medium businesses. Employees depend on group health benefits for their well being and the well being of their families. With over fifty years of experience, Bennett and Shepherd Insurance can offer your business a complete overview of what is available in terms of group health coverage, voluntary benefits and other services. Bennett and Shepherd Insurance's Winamac office has the top M Score of 5 due to a wide range of experience and positive customer feedback for their service and outcomes. An insurance broker plays an important role in selecting a TPA if applicable, an enrollment partner and many other choices. Headquartered in Carmel, Indiana, Shepherd Insurance is dedicated to mitigating life's uncertainties. Shepherd is proud to offer security and peace of mind to individuals, families, and businesses across the country. Bennett and Shepherd Insurance Winamac is highly rated by customers based on their employer reviews.

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Walkerhughes, a regional insurance brokerage firm, has been providing employee benefits for many years. Walkerhughes understands the challenges of running a business today. Making sure to have the best benefits is vital to retaining top talent. With its local office in South Bend, they are able to service the needs of 129,900 employees in South Bend-Mishawaka, Indiana. Walker Hughes, an independent and trusted life insurance agency, has been working with families and business owners for many years. They can provide you with a personalized quote. Walker Hughes is the life insurance company of choice for families and business owners in Indiana. With coverage to suit your needs and budgets, they can help you create a personalized policy that will supplement your family's income and protect your family's future. To help you understand how they work and how they can protect your family and your assets, Walker Hughes is committed to giving personalized service to each customer.

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Walkerhughes Columbia City is a regional insurance brokerage firm that employs several areas with a local office in Columbia City. They provide more than just comprehensive insurance coverage to the people of Indiana, they make sure their customers have an insurance person not just a policy. The Walker Hughes office has an M Score of 4 out of 5 representing a wide range of experiences. Though it is one of the smaller job markets in Huntington, IN, for employment, it is becoming very competitive. They offer virtually every kind of benefit plan for employees to any size employer in the Huntington,IN Micro Area including group health insurance at competitive rates.

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How can I find an insurance broker near Elkhart?

Mployer Advisor lets you search for Elkhart-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 Elkhart 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 Elkhart area?

It can feel overwhelming to sift through the many brokers in the Elkhart area. It’s why Mployer Advisor provides a free comprehensive list of all Elkhart 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 Elkhart?

Insurance brokers, agents, and consultants in Elkhart 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 Elkhart based insurance brokers and consultants.


Should I hire an independent Elkhart insurance broker?

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

An insurance broker local to the Elkhart area will have familiarity to the Elkhart healthcare systems and insurance plans. This gives Elkhart 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 Elkhart?

It can feel overwhelming to sift through the many brokers in the Elkhart area. That is why Mployer Advisor provides a free comprehensive list of all Elkhart 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 Elkhart-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 Elkhart 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 Elkhart 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 Elkhart 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 Elkhart-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 Elkhart-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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