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Groffman Discusses Dental and Vision Networks at GUAA

Posted by Susan Donegan on Thu, May 04, 2017 @ 10:33 AM

MIAMI, May 4, 2017 – Aaron Groffman, president of healthcare consulting company The Ignition Group, will be a featured speaker at the Group Underwriters Association of America (GUAA) 2017 conference on May 22nd in Denver, CO. The GUAA is comprised of underwriting industry professionals that actively promote the study, analysis, and discussion of all matters relating to the underwriting of group insurance products.

Aaron’s breakout session, "Dental & Vision Better Together," will explore the trends affecting dental and vision insurance plans, the similarities and differences, and easy ways to leverage existing tools to expand dental and vision networks. Dental and vision benefits are often sold together and companies that compete in both markets, or just one, will find this information about network size, growth rates, and provider participation useful.

Aaron founded The Ignition Group in 2004. He is an industry veteran, educated at Wharton and the University of Miami, who ran marketing and competitive intelligence functions and built networks for divisions of Cigna and UnitedHealthGroup.

About The Ignition Group

The Ignition Group, the healthcare consulting company that powers NetMinder, has been analyzing and interpreting competitive provider data since 2004. NetMinder provides more than 100,000 reports to more than 3,000 users every year. NetMinder delivers industry-leading network comparison data to make brokers and insurance sales teams more effective and recruiters more efficient. The Ignition Group’s executive team has decades of experience in the health insurance industry and regularly analyzes data to identify industry issues and trends, sharing their findings in blog posts, whitepapers, and webinars.

Tags: dental network, vision networks, health care providers, ACA, Underwriting

NADP Converge 2016 Hosts Speaker Aaron Groffman from The Ignition Group

Posted by Susan Donegan on Fri, Sep 23, 2016 @ 09:02 AM

MIAMI, September 23, 2016 – Aaron Groffman, president of healthcare consulting company The Ignition Group, was a featured speaker at the National Association of Dental Plans CONVERGE 2016 conference again this year. More than 400 people attended the conference Sept. 12-15 in San Antonio, TX.

Aaron’s breakout session, "Dental & Vision Better Together," continued building on the exploration he began as part of the 2015 NADP Educational Webinar series. The group had a positive discussion about trends affecting dental and vision plans, the similarities and differences, and easy ways to leverage existing tools to expand dental and vision networks. Most dental companies have added vision plans to their product offerings already. Companies that compete in both markets, or just one, will find this information about network size, growth rates, and provider participation useful. Review the presentation here.

Aaron founded The Ignition Group in 2004. He is an industry veteran, educated at Wharton and the University of Miami, who ran marketing and competitive intelligence functions and built networks for divisions of Cigna and UnitedHealthGroup.

About The Ignition Group

The Ignition Group, the healthcare consulting company that powers NetMinder, has been analyzing and interpreting competitive provider data since 2004. NetMinder provides more than 80,000 reports to more than 4,000 users every year. NetMinder delivers industry-leading network comparison data to make brokers and insurance sales teams more effective and recruiters more efficient. The Ignition Group’s executive team has decades of experience in the health insurance industry and regularly analyzes data to identify industry issues and trends, sharing their findings in blog posts, whitepapers, and webinars.

Tags: dental network, vision networks, health insurance, NADP, network data

The Ignition Group’s Aaron Groffman Speaks at NADP CONVERGE 2016

Posted by Laura McMullen on Wed, Aug 17, 2016 @ 10:00 AM

MIAMI, August 17, 2016 Aaron Groffman, president of healthcare consulting company The Ignition Group, will be a featured speaker at the National Association of Dental Plans CONVERGE 2016 conference. More than 400 people are expected to attend the conference September 12-15, 2016 in San Antonio. 

Aaron’s breakout session, “Dental and Vision: Better Together,” will focus on the similarities and differences in comparing dental and vision networks size using trends data from NetMinder, the network comparison tool powered by The Ignition Group. A popular speaker at this and other industry events, Aaron is a longtime member of NADP and currently serves on the Membership Commission.  

Aaron founded The Ignition Group in 2004. He is an industry veteran, educated at Wharton and the University of Miami, who ran marketing and competitive intelligence functions and built networks for divisions of Cigna and UnitedHealthGroup.  

About The Ignition Group 

The Ignition Group, the healthcare consulting company that powers NetMinder, has been analyzing and interpreting competitive provider data since 2004. NetMinder provides more than 80,000 reports to more than 4,000 users every year. NetMinder delivers industry-leading network comparison data to make brokers and insurance sales teams more effective and recruiters more efficient. The Ignition Group’s executive team has decades of experience in the health insurance industry and regularly analyzes data to identify industry issues and trends, sharing their findings in blog posts, whitepapers, and webinars. 

Tags: NADP, Healthcare, dental plans, vision networks, dental network

NetMinder Attends Specialty Health Summit in Vegas May 5-7

Posted by Laura McMullen on Thu, Apr 02, 2015 @ 12:57 PM

MIAMI, April 2, 2015 – Aaron Groffman will represent NetMinder at the National Association of Specialty Health Organizations/National Association of Vision Care Plans (NASHO/NAVCP) Specialty Health Summit from May 5-7th in Las Vegas. The Hearing Network Alliance and Physical Medicine Management Alliance also participate. The three-day conference brings together leaders in the specialty health, vision, hearing, and physical medicine industries for learning and collaboration opportunities. The annual conference attracts well over 150 executives and leaders from specialty health plans throughout the nation.

NASHO_Conf_sm“Networks are important elements in the delivery of vision, hearing, and other specialty health care and benefits. NASHO, NAVCP, HNA, and PMMA members are on the frontlines of these efforts and we are pleased to support their work,” Groffman said.

To see the program and conference materials, click here. For more information about NASHO, HNA, and PMMA, visit www.nasho.org. For more about NAVCP, visit www.navcp.org.  

About The Ignition Group

The Ignition Group, the healthcare consulting company that powers NetMinder, has been analyzing and interpreting competitive provider data since 2004. NetMinder provides more than 80,000 reports to more than 3,500 users every year. NetMinder delivers industry-leading network comparison data to make brokers and insurance sales teams more effective and recruiters more efficient. The Ignition Group’s executive team has decades of experience in the health insurance industry and regularly analyzes data to identify industry issues and trends, sharing their findings in blog posts, white papers, and webinars.

Tags: narrow networks, Vision insurance, vision networks, Specialty Benefits, hearing network alliance

 

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