Most American workers (76 percent) who make decisions about benefits coverage during open enrollment admit to making mistakes about their decisions, a new report reveals.

Almost half (42 percent) of workers say they have wasted money each year because of mistakes they made with their insurance benefits, and about four in five say they are at least somewhat concerned about the possibility of an unexpected medical expense, considering their current financial situation.

These new findings are part of the Open Enrollment Survey of the Aflac WorkForces Report, an online survey of 2,220 U.S. adults conducted in August.

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