How do you make the most of mid-year client reviews?
It’s a great opportunity to step back, re-evaluate, and talk about future “what-ifs” - without the frantic last-minute decisions or late-night convos about when those elusive cards will arrive.
I contend the Coronavirus makes this year’s reviews more valuable than ever. Many employers have had the inertia shaken out of them and will be more open-minded to new strategies.
Here are 4 ideas to help make the most of your mid-year efforts….
Have you seen numbers reflecting the tremendous surge for behavioral health support since COVID-19?
This new study reports nearly half (47%) of all U.S. respondents report negative mental health impact as one of the many ramifications brought on by the pandemic. The percentage jumps to 61% among laid-off or furloughed workers.
No question, the impact of COVID-19 is far-reaching. From the three million plus cases, with nearly one million cases in the U.S., to the loss of 200,000 lives worldwide - it’s like nothing this generation has experienced.
Beyond the health statistics, since mid-March over 26 million jobless claims have been made in the United States. Millions of additional employees have been furloughed. Employers of all sizes face the moral and financial dilemma of evaluating employee headcounts. As a benefits consultant, how can you help?
It’s time for some good news. We don’t need a fancy lead-in, so let’s just get to it…
The CARES Act clarifies that a $0-visit-fee telehealth service is now valid alongside an HSA-qualified plan.
This has been a much-debated question in recent years, as it had not been previously codified into law or specifically allowed or disallowed by regulators. In fact, it’s one of the most-common questions we get from brokers and employers.