With rising healthcare costs and an increasing number of Americans battling chronic disease or illness, providing your team with a wellness plan can be an effective way to increase your company's healthcare savings, productivity and morale. Many employers are even broadening wellness plans beyond the scope of physical health to provide resources for financial, emotional and relational wellness. When it comes to overall health, the question isn’t whether employers are willing to provide resources and opportunities; it is how to increase employee interest and participation in them.
Employees often dread having to select or modify benefits during Open Enrollment because it feels complicated and disorienting. You can alleviate your team's anxiety by ensuring they are educated about their benefit options and engaged in the open enrollment process. Here are a few tips to help everyone make the most of open enrollment this year.
If you have COBRA continuation coverage and then become eligible for Medicare, you should be aware of some important considerations.