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3 ways to motivate employees during enrollment
By David Hines
From Employee Benefit News on Wednesday, October 12, 2016
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Fall is the time of year when millions of Americans can decide to change their insurance — if they even have a choice. According to the National Business Group on Health’s annual survey of large employers, 84%of employers will offer their employees a consumer driven health plan this year. For more than one-third of these large employers, a CDHP is the only option their employees have. With healthcare costs rising this year yet again, it is a prudent strategy. After all, the research does tell us that high-deductible health plans help bend the cost curve by reducing spending on pharmaceuticals and outpatient care. And employers are rightfully concerned about the approaching Cadillac tax.