76%: Percentage of employers that say employees do not open and read communication materials or access resources during open enrollment
The vast majority of employees don’t educate themselves on their benefit options, according to research from the International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans.
What it means to HR leaders
The IFEBP number underscores a familiar problem for HR leaders: Employees do not spend much time on their benefits enrollment or education. Further adding to the problem? Just one-third of employees (34%) have a high level of understanding of health benefits. Over half (52%) have a medium level of