The need for benefits that help employees protect both their financial and physical wellness is more important than ever. Yet employers face even more pressure to control expenses while offering competitive, comprehensive benefits packages.

That’s why three in four employers feel it’s a win-win to offer supplemental health benefits such as accident insurance and critical illness insurance: they help attract top talent, help protect workers’ finances by paying for out-of-pocket expenses, and they’re affordable enough to cost-share. But without coordinated resources and communication during enrollment, employees might not understand the value these benefits offer.

Read Guardian’s report, “Benefits Optimization,” to learn what to prioritize in your supplemental health benefits program and how to communicate to employees during enrollment to set yourself up for success.


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Unless otherwise noted, all information is from the Guardian Workplace Benefits Study report, "Benefits Optimization," (2022)

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