If employers are wondering what your employees may be reading about what to expect during open enrollment, check out this article that ran over the week-end in The Wall Street Journal (and even quotes a couple of Mercerites). No big surprises here. The article suggests there will be more high-deductible health plans, incentives for healthy behaviors, narrow networks with lower premiums, and the possibility of a coverage surcharge for spouses who have access to a health plan through their own employer. If you are introducing any of these features for the first time during open enrollment, this article and others will help pave the way for change.
Go to full article: online.wsj.com