Health Insurance Exchange
Ten years into the “exchange evolution” and some employers are still reticent to shift the “burden” of benefits selection over to their employees. At least that’s the prevailing wisdom circulating in some benefits circles.
While many employers continue to believe their employees have no interest in making these important decisions for themselves or don’t care about their benefits, still others don’t think their employees are competent enough to make these choices. Rob Harkins of Willis Towers Watson, a founding member of the Private Exchange Research Council (PERC), sits down with Melissa Halverson, Benefits Manager at WAXIE Sanitary Supply to talk candidly about their before/after experience, and how they learned for themselves why all of these perceptions about employees are misguided.
Armed with the latest PERC data substantiating employees’ interest in and ability to make their own benefits choices, this panel will discuss: