The Validation Institute certifies individuals as competent to review, analyze, and produce health program measures. Given the high stakes millions of dollars in savings its comforting that not just any 11-year-old could pass.
One of the nations premier business groups whose mission is employee health promotion is embroiled in a controversy involving $184 million in contracts awarded by Covered California without competitive bidding.
Open enrollment is a stressful time for benefit managers and employees alike. More than half of U.S. employees say the traditional open enrollment process to sign up for health care benefits is a waste of time and a miserable experience. In fact, the enrollment process is so unpleasant for employees that 20% of them would rather watch a movie about the life of Lindsay Lohan than complete it.
Employers that are considering incorporating wearable fitness devices into their wellness programs are facing important decisions about the cost of those devices, and must also be prepared to allay employees concerns about data security.
Well-informed employees make smarter choices and providing the tools needed during open enrollment is essential.
For many people, October signals the end of summer, the heart of football season and the return of favorite TV shows. But HR and benefits professionals have one event on their minds: open enrollment. Here, bswifts Allison Malito and Jill Steinberg offers seven tactical tips based on their experience with real clients, to help make your open-enrollment process a smoother, more successful one.
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