Companies still coming up short on employee benefits education
Employers may be offering resources to help workers understand, but that doesn't mean they're using them.
By Scoot Wooldridge|April 20, 2020 at 09:55 AM
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Employers and brokers can do a much better job of educating employees about health benefits, a new study suggests. The report, “The Health Care Literacy Gap,” was released by DirectPath, a company that provides employee benefits education to businesses and their workers.
The study said that too many employees simply don’t know enough about the resources and information they can use to navigate their employer-provided health benefits. “There is a clear and concerning disconnect between the health care industry and the people it’s supposed to serve,” the report said.
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