Improving mental health in the workplace and how employers can help
5 areas where employer health plans can go wrong
Open enrollment this year will be unlike any other. How do employers prepare for engaging workforce?
It’s a win-win for employers and employees. Letting workers choose their own benefits – with a lifestyle spending account (LSA) – is a way of empowering them and retaining them. For firms, particularly smaller ones, it’s also a way they can compete when attracting new talent. An LSA is an account funded exclusively by firms […]
For the first time, the federal government will allow the same-sex partner of a federal worker to receive employer-sponsored health benefits.
We’d been one of Fortune’s “100 Best Companies to Work For” 22+ years. But our employee assistance program’s (EAP) mental health benefits weren’t keeping up with the rest of our best-in-class benefits package. Employees were struggling to find in-network providers. Plus, scheduling appointments was time consuming. It was also hard to tell how much of […]
One way to boost open enrollment participation: Tell workers it’ll cost them $500 to $2,500 if they fail to participate.
You have great well-being benefits in place. So why don’t employees use them? It’s a good question – with many answers – that HR pros often ask. In fact, more than 85% of employers offer well-being benefits beyond physical, yet only a handful of employees – about a quarter – use them, according to the The […]
Good news: Wellness programs aren’t just for lowering healthcare costs anymore.
At Benefitfocus, our Benefits & Wellness group is working hard to keep our employees engaged and productive while they work from home during this crisis. It starts with trust The foundation of our company culture is trust and that has never been more important than now, when everyone is scared and uncertain about their work […]
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