Reducing Risk by Increasing Employee Engagement

Dr. Jay Moore, chief clinical officer at Paytient, sits down with Chris Labrecque, president of the Employee Benefits Group at Insurance Office of America, to discuss employee engagement and benefits. He advocates for a unique approach to employee engagement that reduces risk for the employer while also helping with employee healthcare benefit expenses.
Reducing Risk by Increasing Employee Engagement

Every now and then, you meet someone who truly has a unique take on things.

When the team at Maverick first met Chris Labrecque, president of Insurance Office of America's Employee Benefits Services Division, we were struck by the holistic view he brings to employee benefits. As he spoke about improving employee health and wellness by focusing on five interconnected elements — health, financial viability, professional fulfillment, safety, and a social connection to something bigger than yourself — we could see how this approach truly stands out from the norm.

We featured Chris and IOA in our second volume of Maverick magazine, but we felt like he had more to share. So we decided to fly a crew to Florida to interview Chris in greater depth and produce a video sharing those insights. The video covers everything from the concept of the five elements to the notion of applying something like proximate cause to employee benefits.

Please view the video above, which is the first entry in a new series in conjunction with Paytient. To learn more about Paytient, head to

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