Communications and Engagement

Employee communications and engagement

Choosing the right health and benefits options can be overwhelming for employees, but the results can have a profound impact on an employee’s wellbeing and a company’s overall benefits spending. At Alera Group, we understand that engaging employees in their health and benefits involves personalizing the experience and delivering the information in ways that are easy for employees to access, understand and act on. 

Alera Group’s dedicated Employee Communications practice helps you educate your employees to make informed benefits decisions and deliver strategies to help employees stay engaged during open enrollment and throughout the year. Our experts will work with you to:

  • Engage employees in their health and benefits options through turnkey resources and digital tools
  • Create multi-channel campaigns to reach all employees regardless of location or demographic 
  • Educate employees to make strategic benefits decisions by providing easier access to information and resources 
  • Respond to benefits inquiries and guide employees in benefits selection
  • Provide a consistent onboarding experience to engage employees from the very first day 
  • Extend communications to help spouses, partners and families have access to the information they need from day one
  • Deliver leading-edge tools to guide employees in their benefits decisions.
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Benefits at Your Fingertips

Alera Group’s mobile app was developed to promote and improve employee benefit engagement, utilization and satisfaction by putting the information employees need at their fingertips.

We help you deliver the tools and support your employees need to make the right decisions for themselves and their families.

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Events and Webinars

Employee Benefits

HIPAA Privacy and Security Overview

Join our compliance experts for an overview of HIPAA’s Privacy and Security Rules.

April 2, 2024 at 01:00 pm CT | Virtual

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Employee Benefits

Driving Communications and Engagement: Open Enrollment

Our experts will walk you through a strategic planning process to make sure you’re sharing in a way that not only drives employee awareness and engagement but also reaches your workforce across platforms with what they need to know about choosing the right benefits for them and their families. 

August 15, 2024 at 01:00 pm CT | Virtual

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Employee Benefits

Meeting the Needs of an Aging Workforce

Our experts will provide tips and insights about how to incorporate Medicare, menopause benefits, retirement, communications best practices and other hot topics for older workers into your program successfully and without breaking the bank.

October 17, 2024 at 01:00 pm CT | Virtual

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Employee Benefits

Webinar: Weight-Loss Drugs and Group Health Plans | Alera Group

Rising pharmacy costs are among the chief drivers of healthcare expenses for employers and employees, thanks largely to a surge in use of drugs you’ve seen advertised in those ubiquitous commercials. Given the cost of such drugs and their mixed record of success, employers and employees should exercise caution.

February 6, 2024

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Employee Benefits

Employers, Employees and Job-Flexibility Tradeoffs

Faced with one of contemporary business’s most prominent dilemmas – allow work from home or insist on return to work? – employers and employees alike must come to terms with an axiom: Life is a series of tradeoffs. Join us on Thursday, January 18, for "The Value of Flexible Work: Alera Group’s Tradeoff Study."

January 11, 2024

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Employee Benefits

A Cautionary Tale: Self-Funded Plan Administrators Must Meaningfully and Effectively Communicate With Plan Participants and Their Providers on Appeal

This alert is of interest to employers who sponsor self-funded health plans.

January 9, 2024

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Employee Benefits

Legal Alert: Agencies Provide Updated County Data for Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services and Guidance

On November 28, 2023, the Department of Labor (DOL), Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and Health and Human Services (HHS), collectively known as the Tri-Agencies, issued Part 63 of their FAQ series regarding implementation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021.

December 18, 2023

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