Sally Poblete, Author at Insurance Thought Leadership



Sally Poblete

Sally Poblete

Sally Poblete has been a leader and innovator in the health care industry for over 20 years. She founded Wellthie in 2013 out of a deep passion for making health insurance more simple and approachable for consumers. She had a successful career leading product development at Anthem, one of the nation’s largest health insurance companies. An entrepreneur at heart, she also ran a long-term health care business and worked at several health care start-ups like HealthMarket and Medscape. Sally received her B.S. in Management, magna cum laude from New York University and received her MBA from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, specializing in Health Care Management. Under Sally’s leadership, Wellthie has been named one of 30 Tech Startups with the Potential to Change the World and was recently featured in Forbes as one of 10 Healthcare Technology Disruptors to Watch (all led by women).

Recent Articles by Sally Poblete

3 Reasons to Use Online Marketplaces

Providing your employees with insurance coverage is one of the best ways for small business owners to support them. Employees with health insurance are happier, far more productive in the office and more likely to stay at a company if they are satisfied with their current benefits. In this digital age, online benefits marketplaces render […]

Debunking 4 Myths on Healthcare for SMBs

Making healthcare available to your small business employees can be a daunting prospect. Procuring employee benefits can be costly and confusing to a non-expert in the field. However, it is essential to separate fact from fiction when considering providing your small business employees with the valuable gift of healthcare. Here are four commonly believed myths […]

3 Insurtech Trends Accelerating in 2019

2018 was a breakout year for insurtech companies, as the insurance industry has been long overdue for innovation and disruption. The year attracted both talent and funding to the industry. FT Partners Research announced insurtech’s quarterly financing volume for Q3 2018 totaled $1.2 billion, which is up from $749 Million in Q2 2018. The excitement […]

5 Health Insurance Tips for Small Business

For a small business owner, offering competitive employee benefits is a crucial way to attract and retain strong talent. Whether you currently provide them and are planning next year’s renewal, or you are thinking of offering them for the first time, here are five things you should consider before your employees enter the open enrollment […]

Association Health Plans: What to Know

The U.S. Department of Labor recently announced regulations that it will allow for the expansion of Association Health Plans (AHPs). But what exactly are AHPs, and what do they mean for small businesses? Essentially, AHPs allow small businesses to band together to purchase health insurance. The definition of a small business varies by state, with […]

Health: 3 Ways to Win Over Millennials

The millennial generation – which generally refers to individuals born between 1980-1996 – continues to fascinate businesses. Millennials are now the biggest cohort in the workforce and are opening the majority of small businesses. That means they hold a lot of power, both through the products and services they purchase and by way of social […]

4 Trends to Expect in Health Insurance

As debate continues to swirl about the future of U.S. healthcare regulation, here are the four high-level trends we may expect, and how stakeholders could be affected: 1. Healthy people may start leaving the individual market Recent changes eliminate the penalty for not having health insurance. Under the ACA, consumers were charged a penalty for […]

Will You Be the Broker of the Future?

Enrollment season is fast approaching, and shopping for insurance – especially for the first time – is overwhelming. That’s why individuals, families and businesses turn to brokers for help — the industry experts who are the front-line access point for understanding, purchasing and using health insurance. Unfortunately, brokers are burdened by outdated technology, manual processes […]

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