6 emerging open enrollment trends for 2020
Employers are also being impacted by the shift to value-based care, and some of those changes are being reflected in the benefits they’re offering to employees for 2020. The National Business Group on Health, using data from its annual Large Employer Health Care Strategy and Plan Design Survey to outline six key trends that employees can expect to see in their open enrollment packages. And increasingly, information technology will be a key to delivering these evolving benefits to employees.
“While most large employers are not planning major changes to their plan design, they continue to increase efforts to improve quality, access and convenience by providing workers more plan choices and greater access to virtual care solutions and mental health services,” says Brian Marcotte, president and CEO of the National Business Group on Health. “More employers are providing decision support tools and technology to simplify their employees’ experience and help them navigate the healthcare system.”
Here are six trends identified for the upcoming open enrollment season.