First Person, HealthJoy Partner to Bring Mobile Benefits App to Hoosiers

Goal is healthier, more satisfied employees and lower healthcare costs for employers Indianapolis benefits and compensation advisory firm First Person Advisors announces a partnership with HealthJoy, a benefits experience platform, to help Indiana employers maximize the value of their benefits package, reclaim their HR team’s time so they can focus on strategy over administrative tasks, and […]

How is Your Benefits Strategy Adapting to the Digital Transformation?

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For many of our clients, taking a long-term or holistic strategy to health and well-being is a critical component of their desired people strategies. It may now seem long ago given our hard reset on business priorities in 2020, but companies are still working hard to attract and retain top talent. Having a well-crafted benefits […]

Conference Keynote: Workplace Culture in a Work-from-Home World

RESOLVE Increments consists of four 90-minute segments offered once every week in October, during which participants will learn from national experts and First Person subject matter experts about trends and innovations.

First Person Leverages Revenues, Employee Match to Launch Charitable Foundation

INDIANAPOLIS (Aug. 13, 2020) – Indianapolis benefits and compensation advisory firm First Person has launched the First Person Advisors Foundation to drive its philanthropic efforts and match employees’ charitable giving. The firm had intended to launch the Foundation – which will be managed and advised by the Central Indiana Community Foundation (CICF) and will leverage […]

We Proudly Stand with the Black Community

The past few months have been full of change, uncertainty and emotion. Amid a global pandemic, people are now stepping up to fight against racial injustice. This crucial and pivotal moment in history is recognized and highly valued at FirstPerson.

Why Technology Matters

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Poll anyone off the street, and they’ll absolutely agree that technology matters. If you ask FirstPerson CEO and founder, Bryan Brenner, he’ll tell you that technology can “increase productivity and efficiency, and enhance the work experience for [your] employees.” According to Will Forrest, Principal at McKinsey & Company and a leading expert on the business […]

Are Captives the Remedy for Small Organizations to Save on Benefit Costs?

Traditionally, only big organizations considered self-funding employee benefits. The expenses could be so volatile that small- to medium-sized organizations couldn’t risk the bottom-line impact. Recently, though, more small- to mid-sized organizations are transitioning to self-funded arrangements by pooling their healthcare costs with other employers to establish captives.

Unraveling PBMs and Their Role in the Marketplace


Once upon a time, buying a new car meant purchasing it directly from the automaker. Then dealerships emerged to function as intermediaries between manufacturers and consumers. As a result, we’re all accustomed to buying new cars from dealers representing one or more brands exclusively. But imagine if, rather than being brand-specific, dealerships sold any and […]

The PCOR Fee Filing Deadline is July 31, 2018, and We Are Here to Help!

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) created the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research (PCOR) fee, which must be paid by group health plans. We have good news for employers with fully insured group health plans: No further action is needed unless you sponsor a Health Reimbursement Arrangement (HRA), which is considered a self-funded group health plan. Employers sponsoring […]

Trump Working to Remove Pre-Existing Condition Protection

In just a few months there is a mid-term election, and both sides of the aisle will be politicking and posturing for votes and—ultimately—control of Congress. One issue that has been part of the landscape since 2010 is Health Care Reform and the Affordable Care Act. In fact, Republicans successfully ran on this issue in […]