Government’s job is to create or augment legislation to address it’s budgetary or political goals. But just as government has the power to implement new legislation that significantly impacts benefits strategies -- whether the Cadillac tax or another aspect of ACA -- employers now have an equally powerful weapon in the form of cutting-edge self-service benefits engagement solutions. These tools allow leading companies to easily shift their benefits education and engagement strategies in response to any legislative changes thrown their way.
Is Open Enrollment your favorite season of the year? For the vast majority of employees, the answer is a resounding no according to the recently published VSP Open Enrollment survey. We probably would have guessed respondents preferred open enrollment to cleaning a teen's bathroom, but is it better than doing taxes or buying a car? Most respondents would choose just about anything - including taxes - over the annual rite of benefits selection. So what can we do to ratchet open enrollment up on the list? Deliver engaging, informative content that instills confidence in decision making.