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Mick Rodgers

Mick Rodgers is the Managing Partner of Axial Benefits Group (ABG) and Founder of the Alliance Healthcare Coalition (AHC), a nationwide healthcare purchasing coalition. Mick has been called a pioneer and a disrupter, but has always had a focus on disintermediation. He received the prestigious “Adviser of the Year” award from Employee Benefits Adviser Magazine in 2017, as well as the 2018 "Leadership Award" from the Association for Insurance Leadership.

Recent Posts

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5 Services Exceptional Benefits Brokers Offer In Support of CFOs

By Mick Rodgers on Jun 26, 2019 9:00:00 AM

How to take your Healthcare Benefits from an OpEx to a CapEx + ROI

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5 Ways Your Insurance Broker Should be Supporting HR

By Mick Rodgers on May 20, 2019 9:00:00 AM

HR professionals, especially at smaller organizations, often take on multiple roles that range from strategic planning to tactical execution. In addition, they are also responsible for supporting employee health, wellness and satisfaction. It’s candidly a lot of work, and the nature of their position is unique and challenging and can impact the culture and productivity of the organization as a whole. Supporting your HR team with optimized tools, technology and systems can help them keep pace with day-to-day responsibilities, while staying focused on the bigger picture at the same time. Your benefits adviser should be a key part of your high-impact HR team.

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Ever Wonder How Insurance Brokers Get Paid?

By Mick Rodgers on Apr 12, 2019 9:00:00 AM

Recently, the COO of a prospective client succinctly brought to light one of the primary challenges organizations face when purchasing employee benefits: How do you know your broker has your best interest in mind when he or she presents a benefits plan for your organization?

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