How many times do you think to yourself, “I wish I’d known that sooner?”

It happens to the best of us. Sometimes we feel very prepared, only to have something surprise us.

That can especially happen with the complicated process of open enrollment. Add the fact your employees are making very important decisions for themselves, and perhaps their dependents, and it can be an overwhelming time for everyone.

That’s why Apex’s open enrollment subject matter experts are bringing you information you may wish you’d known before going through the process with your employees.

Make sure employees are aware of their options

This may be surprising, but it’s common for employees to be clueless about what is available to them in a benefits package. Sometimes, even HR pros might not fully know because of how of complicated it can get.

This includes any lines of coverage, not just medical, dental and vision plans. Make sure your employees are aware of what coverages are available and give them time to make decisions before open enrollment begins.

However, too much time can be counterproductive. If employees know they have lots of time before open enrollment they may put it off until the last second.

Read the full article for all the important details you don’t want to miss at Apex Benefits.