What do Employees Think of Health Insurance

Most Americans who have health insurance through their employer are not only satisfied with their plans, but many also feel their premium and deductible costs are reasonable – though they are concerned about rising costs, according to America’s Health Insurance Plans’ survey, “The Value of Employer-Provided Coverage.” Luntz Global Partners conducted the survey on behalf of AHIP,

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5 Benefit Trends to Watch in 2018

The battle over the Affordable Care Act, the consumerization of benefits, and the gig economy were some of the major headlines grabbing the attention of benefits administrators, brokers, and business owners in 2017. So which trends will dominate and continue to define the benefits landscape in 2018? Here are few hot topics to watch in the new

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10 tips for benefits enrollment

1. Create a campaign “Treat open enrollment communications like a full-scale marketing campaign: plan, inform, energize, and follow up.” Nancy Sansom, CMO, PlanSource 2. Tailor-made messaging “Use available data as you work with employers to build upcoming programs, leveraging employee behavior and filling gaps that may exist. Just as important, use the information to tailor messages

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10 tips for better benefits communication

1. Engage to protect “Providing education and engagement about both benefits and workplace initiatives increases the effectiveness of programs and contributes to keeping costs down for employers. The more engagement generated, the healthier and better protected the employees.” Steve Horvath, vice president, CoreSource and Dan Johnson, vice president, Trustmark Voluntary Benefit Solutions 2. Cut the jargon

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