Stethoscope on medical bill Employers must anticipate the ripple effect of employees being quarantined and not having easy access to doctors, preventive care and vaccines.(Credit: Christian Delbert/

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, employers are paying attention to health care coverage more than ever. In fact, a recent LIMRA survey report found that 40% of employers say the coronavirus outbreak has affected their views of the importance of health care benefits. In a world where it feels like health is out of the individual’s control, they understand that employees want to, at the very least, secure control over their coverage.

Employers need to play an even larger role in making their employees feel as supported as possible when it comes to their health care coverage – starting with ensuring they are equipped with, and understand, the information they need to make smart health care choices for themselves and their families.

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