What's the optimum number of voluntaryproducts to offer in an enrollment? That's been a recurringquestion over the years.

There's no simple answer to the question. Some of the elementswe need to balance—notably available enrollment meeting time,enrollment conditions and timing, employee brain bandwidth, and theamount of information required to help employees make gooddecisions—make it impossible to have a single strategy. Simplequestions usually have complicated answers. 

One strategy is to recommend a full portfolio of voluntaryproducts be built over a multi-year period.

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