Health care is full of jargon, so we've complied a list of the top terms for you and your employees to know when choosing and using a health plan.
Planning and preparing for open enrollment can be a time-consuming process. To help, we created an at-a-glance timeline highlighting the most important steps. Read the text version in this blog, then download the PDF to save or share with other HR decision-makers responsible for open enrollment planning.
Topics: Open enrollment guides
As employers prepare to kick off open enrollment for workplace benefits, this year will feel different, like many other aspects of our lives. With the future still uncertain regarding infection rates, future vaccines, and the flu, the decisions employees make could be more critical than ever to ensure they’re protecting themselves, their families, and their finances against unexpected events.
So how can employers best communicate with their remote workforce to help them get the most out of their health care benefits package? This year, you’ll likely need to rely on digital solutions, such as texting, video, on-demand technologies, and virtual events.
Choosing a health plan can be stressful. Your employees want to make sure they get quality coverage from the doctors they know and trust. They also want to make sure their monthly payments and the costs of the services they need will work for their budget. Our guide to choosing a health plan can help your employees clarify what’s most important to them in a health plan, and what options they have for meeting those criteria.
With open enrollment on the horizon, many employees may be considering changes to their health plan. In order to make an informed decision, it’s important to have a clear understanding of common health care terms. To help make these definitions easier to understand, we’ve grouped the most common terms into 6 categories that all employees should know going into open enrollment.