Digital benefits programs should be a priority for greater employee engagement and well-being, no matter where your teams are.
Do your employees truly understand the benefits you offer? There are reports going around that say a good portion of employees don’t understand their benefits. And that’s not good because if they don’t understand them, they won’t use them. And that spells dollars lost for firms. What do you do? First off, don’t get frustrated. […]
Even before the pandemic, we realized that mental health isn’t just a perk. It’s just as important as preventive physical health care. We collaborated with different partners to design a program that addresses the full spectrum of needs, from mild symptoms like stress to anxiety disorders and even severe issues like suicidal thoughts and actions. […]
The rush to get the $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) passed by the House and the Senate, and signed into law by President Joe Biden was completed on March 12. And if you haven’t heard, parts of it affect employers. Here’s what you need to know: COBRA coverage The government’s subsidy was changed […]
Some Benefits pros and their firms need to do a better job of educating employees on their benefits. Reason: “Thirty-five percent of employed individuals report not fully understanding any of the employee benefits they enrolled in during their most recent open enrollment period,” according to a new survey by Voya Financial. And the number jumps […]
More than likely you offer some kind of mental health benefits. But is what you’re offering enough? Are the benefits effective? Believe it or not 56% of employees with a diagnosable mental illness didn’t get mental health care in 2020, according to the National Institutes of Mental Health. Part of the problem stems from employees’ […]
To help employees navigate the complex healthcare system, employers are shifting to systems that are both easier and more complete, such as integrative care.
COVID-19 seriously impacted employee mental health. Many need your help more than ever. Here’s what’s changed – and what HR can do. Mental and behavioral health requests jumped 100% since the onset of the pandemic, according to research from TouchCare. The pandemic apparently hit one generation particularly hard: Gen Z increased its use of mental […]
The coronavirus pandemic has underscored how beneficial it is to have mental healthcare resources for your employees to keep stress, anxiety and burnout under control. But is your workforce getting the most out of your firm’s investment in their well-being? Here are some ways to enhance those mental health benefits programs.