It’s open enrollment season–the time in which you can change your healthcare plan for the upcoming year. While all companies don’t use the calendar year, many do. You should pay special attention to the mental health coverage in your chosen plan.
If you’re the HR person tasked with finding the best plan for your company for 2020, it’s probably already done with the contracts signed, but keep in mind the importance of mental healthcare coverage.
You may say, “this isn’t important. No one at the office needs this.” First of all, doubtful. Second, nobody may need coverage for a broken leg today, but they may slip and fall tomorrow. Your office may be cancer-free today, but not tomorrow. You’d never say, “we don’t need good cancer coverage because no one has cancer!”
The first and best step that HR can make toward battling mental health problems is to find the best possible healthcare plan.
This is not easy. Mental healthcare is expensive. So, here are some slightly cheaper ways HR can help out.
To keep reading, click here: How to Improve Mental Health at the Office