For many people, January is a fresh new beginning. In the health insurance world, it is the proverbial “reset button” on meeting your deductible. Given that the majority of Americans live paycheck to paycheck, and a growing number are enrolled in high-deductible plans, the stress of meeting deductibles is real. So we thought this would be a good time to share some ideas that could help employees better manage out-of-pocket expenses.
Given that financial issues are the top stressor for individuals, anything you can do to help alleviate the burden of health care costs will contribute to a more productive employee — and that’s a win-win.