A Guide to Open Enrollment for Employers

by Evil HR Lady on August 28, 2018

Although it may feel like you just finished open enrollment, it will be here again before you know it. It’s a busy time of year, so you’ll thank yourself if you prepare in advance! To help you successfully navigate another sign-up period, we’ve put together a guide to open enrollment.

Here’s what you need to know in order to ensure your company’s next open enrollment period goes smoothly—and that your coworkers are satisfied with their benefits.

Choosing Your Company’s Plans

Before open enrollment begins, you need to have your company’s plans all lined up. It’s a good idea to look at plans for the upcoming year and balance out the costs (and benefits) based on what the staff needs. If your organization is a small business, you likely know every employee and their general family situations, so be sure to take that into consideration. Here’s a checklist of things to focus on:

to keep reading, click here: A Guide to Open Enrollment for Employers

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Maria Rose August 28, 2018 at 5:46 pm

Great article but this should have been already in progress as one of those annual reviews of conditions as listed in article. The only problem I have with this is that any changes made in the coverage offered by the insurance companies is not made until right before the enrollment period. Making the reviews of the various components harder because of the time pressure.

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