Studies have found that 93% of employees opt for the same benefits every year and that 35% of workers don't fully understand the benefits they are enrolled in.
Both of these issues can lead to workers skipping necessary appointments, check-ups and treatment regimens for chronic conditions, which in turn puts their health at risk. Not to mention, they are likely wasting money as a result.
Here's how you can help.
As we enter 2022, there are a number of changes on the horizon that plan sponsors need to be aware of as they will affect group health plans as well as employees enrolled in those plans.
Some of the changes concern temporary rules that were implemented during the COVID-19 pandemic. In addition, new rulemaking is likely to be introduced in 2022. Here's what you can expect going into next year.
The COVID-19 pandemic has had profound effects on health insurance in the U.S., with many employers improving mental health and other benefits to help their workers during this trying period, according to a new report by the Kaiser Family Foundation.
What are the options for boosting those benefits, which workers have been increasingly demanding during the pandemic?