Fall is almost here with cooler weather, football games and……annual employee benefit enrollments. As you plan your enrollment, consider the following;
When planning your enrollment time frame, consider the dates to cover two weekends; giving employees time to talk about any benefit changes with their family.
Most employees enroll the last few days; so be prepared to answer questions and help employees during the “crunch” time.
Consider simplifying your offerings. Instead of offering 6 medical plans, see what plans employees are electing and only offer those plans. Offering too many is confusing to employees as well as administratively time consuming.
Create a one-page information sheet (hard copy or on-line) that defines key terms and publicizes contact names and numbers, important websites and a list of all the information needed to complete open enrollment.
Make sure your employees are educated and understand all benefit offerings as well as any changes coming for the new plan year.
If you need help planning or administering the Annual Benefit Enrollment, Human Resource Solutions can help and make the holidays easier for you and your staff