Chalkboard with insurance words on it After mastering how to find services covered by insurance near them and learning their health insurance terminology, employees may graduate to advanced tools like HSAs. (Photo: Getty)

Each year, a lack of health insurance understanding causes countless American professionals to make health insurance mistakes which can cost them hundreds or thousands of dollars. If employees are worried about making expensive mistakes when seeking routine healthcare, they may avoid it altogether, which can negatively impact their health, and in turn, their productivity. A key way for employers to prevent this is by offering employees education and resources to help them navigate health insurance.

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