Open enrollment season is on the horizon for employers with calendar-year plans. While open enrollment can be overwhelming for both employers and employees, it is also a great time to communicate with employees and make sure they are aware of all the benefits your plan has to offer. A group benefits package that is designed and positioned well can be a great tool for attracting the right talent and retaining your most valuable employees. However the plan also needs to be communicated well so employees understand what is available and so they can take full advantage of all the plan has to offer. Open enrollment is a great time to educate and communicate with your employees regarding your benefits plan.
In addition to effective communication, there are other strategies you can employ to improve the open enrollment process and increase utilization of your benefits program. This white paper discusses a few suggestions, some based on findings of an employee survey, to help improve your open enrollment process.