Gone are the days of “voluntary” being frowned upon in the workplace. We are past the stage of employer unease with the concept and the resulting worry about “selling” to employees. Instead, voluntary benefits have become a welcome addition – some would even say critical – yielding increasingly competitive employee benefits packages that couldn’t be offered without them.
The typical COBRA beneficiary costs employers far more in claims expenses than an employee’s cost of coverage. Andrea Riggs, Director, Communications and Partner Marketing, GetInsured, discusses the cost savings and other advantages of public exchanges for both employers and employees.