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Three Surprising Benefits to a Virtual Open Enrollment | OH Benefits Consultants

  With many enrollments being forced to go virtual this year, you may feel at a disadvantage. But, there are actually plenty of reasons to believe a virtual open enrollment could be even more effective for you and your clients. IMPROVED EDUCATION People only tend to remember 10% of what they hear and only 20% … Continued

Gamification and Open Enrollment | OH Benefits Consultants

Open enrollment season is upon us and many companies are choosing to host “virtual benefits fairs” instead of the traditional “walk and talk” fairs. Open enrollment meetings have turned into live streaming events or recorded webinars. Incentivizing employee participation in these areas can come in a variety of ways but the newest trend is gamification. … Continued

How to be an Open Enrollment Rockstar | OH Employee Benefits Partners

 It’s the most wonderful time of the year. No, it’s not Christmas—it’s Open Enrollment!! When the autumn leaves fall and the weather turns cooler, we know it’s time to start thinking of open enrollment hype and meetings and meetings and meetings. So how do you change normal and ordinary communication about employee benefits and change … Continued

Notifying Participants of a Plan Change | Ohio Benefit Consultants

Curious about when you should notify a participant about a change to their health care plan? The answer is that it depends! Notification must happen within one of three time frames: 60 days prior to the change, no later than 60 days after the change, or within 210 days after the end of the plan … Continued

Strategic benefits communication: Five key steps to success this open enrollment season | Ohio Benefit Advisors

In previous posts, I have talked about several aspects of strategic benefits communication. Now it’s time to put those strategies into action. As we approach enrollment season, let’s look at five key steps to ensuring this year’s open enrollment is successful for you and your employees. 1. Determine your key objectives What do employees need … Continued

Open Enrollment Issues for the Marketplace Over? Not Hardly!

With open enrollment for the Marketplace close to 60% complete, one would like to think what they were told about the subsidy they will be receiving is accurate. How can you be sure that you were given correct information? Let’s take a look

Thanksgiving Smorgasbord Of Regulations

While you were eating leftover turkey sandwiches, the IRS and HHS were busy issuing several final and proposed rules of interest to employers. Don’t worry, here is an overview of the rules and regulations.

Open Enrollment is Over — Now What?

With open #enrollment over, many employers strategically plan ahead for 2014 PPACA compliance. Register for our upcoming employer webinar and be prepared when 2014 comes.

Make Tax Day Also Enrollment Deadline, One Health Expert Says

With one small fix, the administration could satisfy calls from some members of Congress to extend the time people have to enroll in new health insurance through online marketplaces, a health policy expert says. Read more…

Open Enrollment Changes

While individuals who are eligible for Medicare may elect to enroll in a health marketplace plan instead, most likely will find that a Medicare option best fits their needs.

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