Student loan repayment benefits are highly desirable in today’s modern workforce. This innovative solution is helping people conquer their student debt and meet some of their most important financial goals.
2020 ushered in a number of unexpected challenges for benefits and HR professionals, including--among other issues--distributed workforces, added financial and emotional stress for employees and a greater need for workday flexibility.
It’s a well-known fact that health quality varies greatly across the country. It varies across physicians, hospitals, and – based upon NCQA data -- even health plans. Among measures that matter most to employers, such as the percentage of patients demonstrating control of their diabetes, or obtaining appropriate cancer screenings, the variation across health plans can be 20-30 percentage points or more. Yet employers rarely hold health plans accountable for their own performance.
Demand for fertility benefits is on the rise, even as our workplaces change amidst COVID-19. The pandemic hasn’t put a stop on the pursuit of parenthood — and employees are looking for employer support. Still, as budgets constrict and healthcare costs rise, employers have to keep an eye on managing costs.