Proposed Rules Address Prescription Drug Pricing

Last week, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) released a proposed rule to lower prescription drug prices and out-of-pocket costs by encouraging manufacturers to pass discounts directly to patients and bring new transparency to prescription drug markets. Please note, nothing has changed yet, as this is only a proposed rule. Even if finalized in its current…

USI Insurance Services Acquires GFI Insurance Brokerage

USI Strengthens Commercial, Employee Benefit and Personal Risk Presence in Northeast Region USI announced earlier this week the acquisition of New York-based GFI Insurance Brokerage. For more than 15 years, GFI Insurance has been delivering commercial property and casualty, employee benefit and personal risk solutions to clients in the Northeast region. Commenting on the announcement, James…

USI Comments on the Rise of Telemedicine

In case you missed it, USI’s national health care practice vice president, Jeff Levy, was featured in Business Insurance Magazine’s November 2018 cover story, “Telemedicine expands care, adds exposures.” In the article, Jeff states, “We’re a mobile society. We are a consumer-driven society. We have to get our health care when it’s convenient for us, not when…

USI Northeast Brings Nonprofit Leaders Together at Local Boys and Girls Club Event

By: Mary Jo Jacobs, Vice President, Employee Benefits USI Insurance Services Last week, I had the pleasure of bringing together a powerhouse of New York nonprofit professionals at the Boys & Girls Club of New Rochelle’s (BGCNR) Keystone Leadership Talk Series. Thanks to USI Northeast’s support for the Club and this phenomenal event, we were able…