Your Tips for a Smooth Open Enrollment … All in One Place!

October 15, 2018

Open enrollment is your opportunity to get the next plan year started on the right foot. That’s why we’ve rounded up some of the tips and tools we’ve shared on our blog recently, as you turn an eye toward 2019. No matter what stage of the open enrollment process you’re currently in, you can help secure a smooth pre-tax benefits experience for you and your employees at any time.

Successful open enrollment

Set up your employees for open enrollment success 

Only 19 percent of employers feel their employees have a high level of understanding about the benefits packages being offered. So what can you do to help? Check out this blog post to get our free Open Enrollment Terms Cheat Sheet to share with your employees, and to see some of the top tips for helping your employees learn and get the most from their benefits plans.

Prepare yourself for open enrollment

There are plenty of steps you can take so your open enrollment introduction goes off without a hitch. We’ve compiled tips (and a free to-do checklist for you) on what to consider when scheduling meetings with your employees, the types of content to provide them and questions you can encourage your employees to ask themselves.

Create an effective communication strategy

The delivery of your open enrollment messaging is just as important as the content itself. Every business is different, so it’s important you develop a communication strategy that’s your unique to the needs of you and your employees. This blog outlines the key things to consider and some ideas to include in your communication plan.

Share tips with your employees

Did you know 92 percent of employees stick with the same elections they had the previous year, no matter what changes have taken place in their lives? Our blog post on dos and don’ts for open enrollment will help them get organized and ready to make the best enrollment decisions for their needs. It provides a number of helpful tips for your employees, including a free Dos and Don’ts Cheat Sheet.

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