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Inflation could make the upcoming open enrollment period more challenging than usual for brokers. Four in 10 U.S. employees expect to scale back on the benefits they select, while nearly half say inflation is making it harder for them to pay for benefits.

“With our current economic environment, it is an ideal time for workers to take stock of what benefits they currently have rather than automatically rolling over the same benefits they chose in previous years,” says Dana MacKinnon, head of relationship management strategy and enrollment for group benefits for The Hartford.

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