Employees often end up making the same benefits choices each year because they're intimidated by too many options. The right benefits communication strategy can solve that.
Proponents say the strategy simplifies the choices and keeps plan participants focused on what the investment does and not who manages it.
In recent lawsuits, employers have been ordered to pay for detox treatment as well as death benefits.
Companies should consider intangibles like ‘thought leadership’ when picking investment managers.
Occupational safety should be an integral part of any wellness strategy.
Pharmacy benefit managers navigate the confusing world of pharmaceuticals on behalf of employers, but even though they’re getting bigger through acquisitions, the focus is still employee health — and potentially lower costs.
With gamification techniques still in their early stages, organizations seek new ways to engage workers in saving for the future.
While still limited in use, EAPs can potentially provide significant benefit to employers and employees at a time when health care costs are at a premium.
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission issued new proposed regulations on the intersection of wellness incentives and the Americans with Disabilities Act.
Plan sponsors seek more control with the investments in a target-date fund as well as the glide path.