Fidelity Investments® , one of the largest and most diversified financial services companies in the world, with industry-leading expertise in delivering benefit solutions that address both financial well-being and health, today issued new employer research finding that one-in-four (27%) organizations have changed employee health benefits since the COVID-19 pandemic began in March4. Given these changes and the amplified importance of maintaining physical, mental and financial health, this year’s annual enrollment marks a critical moment when employees need to spend time understanding and evaluating their options. Yet, 79% of employees don’t anticipate spending extra time evaluating benefits this year compared to what they have done in the past.
The Fidelity report “Uncovering the real value of the benefits you offer” highlights a set of health and wellness benefits that generate the biggest impact on employees’ overall well-being, ranging from traditional health care and telemedicine to disability insurance and workplace flexibility offerings. According to the research, many employees are generally aware of valuable benefits, but still are not taking advantage of them. Read More: Businesswire