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Open-Enrollment Season: Tips for Employers Educating Employees

OnDemand Webinar (88 minutes)

Educate, engage and increase participation in your open enrollment program.

Health and welfare benefits are necessary in employee recruiting and retention. However, with health care reform, benefits have become increasingly more confusing and complicated. Moreover, the costs of health care - and, consequently, insurance - continues to rise.

This topic will assist employers sponsoring group health and welfare plans design a benefits package that is attractive to employees, that may help combat the rising costs of sponsoring benefits, and provide different strategies for communicating the benefits to employees which will make them more knowledgeable consumers of health care.


Jason Luter, Gray Reed & McGraw, P.C. Jennifer S. Kupper, iaCONSULTING


Determining Who Is Benefit-Eligible

• Full-Time Definition for ACA

- Hours of Service

- Look-Back Measurement Method

- Monthly Measurement Method

• Common Law Employees vs. Independent Contractors

• Eligibility for Other Benefits

Planning the Plan Design

• Time Frames

• HRAs

• FSAs

• CHDPs With HSAs

• Wellness Programs

Communication Strategies

• Medium of Communication

- Tech, Mobile, Paper, Mail, Etc.

• Distribution Methods

- Electronic vs. Paper

Explaining Benefits in an Understandable Way

• Constant "Drip" of Information

• Cost-Saving Tools and Strategies