Your Last-Minute Open Enrollment Checklist

By now you should be prepared and ready to go for your 2020 employee benefits open enrollment. You should have all your plan documents and have prepared or held presentations for your staff to explain the benefits package and any major changes to the plans that you offer.  Employees should be familiar with how to [...]

By | 2019-11-08T10:02:32-08:00 November 8th, 2019|Open Enrollment|0 Comments

Get an Early Start on Open Enrollment

As open enrollment is right around the corner, now is the time to make a plan to maximize employee enrollment and help your staff select the health plans that best suit them. You’ll also need to make sure that you comply with the Affordable Care Act if it applies to your organization, as well as [...]

By | 2019-09-24T06:12:45-07:00 September 24th, 2019|Open Enrollment|0 Comments

Ask the Experts: Benefits Changes After Open Enrollment Ends but Before Plan Year Begins

Question: Can an employee change a pretax plan election after the employer’s open enrollment window has closed but before the plan year has begun? Are there any potential downsides for allowing this? Answer: Yes, an employee may make a change to his or her benefit election after open enrollment has ended but before the plan year [...]

By | 2019-02-06T07:12:56-08:00 February 6th, 2019|Open Enrollment|0 Comments

Looking Backward to Plan Forward | Seattle Benefit Advisors

We have entered Open Enrollment season and that means you and everyone in your office are probably reading through enrollment guides and trying to decipher it all. As you begin your research into which plan to choose or even how much to contribute to your Health Savings Account (HSA), consider evaluating how you used your [...]

By | 2018-10-18T13:03:55-07:00 October 18th, 2018|Employees, Employer, Healthcare, Open Enrollment|0 Comments