Core medical coverage may be your top priority when it comes to fulfilling your insurance needs, but by incorporating additional benefits into the mix, you can reap the rewards. According to the Society of Human Resource Management External Site, extra coverage options are seen as key differentiators and help to keep — and attract — valuable employees. On top of that, the Employee Benefit Research Institute highlights dental and vision insurance as the most important coverage External Site behind health insurance and a retirement plan for employees.
Simple, smart benefits like dental, vision and flexible benefit accounts cut through the fluff and deliver the coverage your employees want and need to live healthy. Did you know? 90 percent of diseases External Site show signs and symptoms in the mouth, and more than 30 conditions External Site show symptoms in the eyes. By encouraging your employees to use these cost-effective coverages with preventive care, you can help them catch potential issues before they become something larger.
Give your employees a reason to smile with a comprehensive Blue Dental plan. Help them select the specific coverage options that fit their needs — we even offer extra cleanings for certain at-risk members Opens in a new window, like pregnant women or those employees with diabetes.
Routine eye exams can detect many types of health problems, like high blood pressure and diabetes, before they become serious. Vision care is an important preventive step Opens in a new window for employees, and one that may save your customers medical-claim dollars down the road.
WageWorks® Flexible Health Care Accounts
Consumer-driven health care, or the overarching concept of health insurance plans and programs that put an employee in control of their health care, is becoming more and more popular. This may mean offering a health insurance plan with lower monthly premiums in exchange for higher deductibles and out-of-pocket costs. Give your employees the power to take control of their own health care with helpful tools like a health savings account (HSA), flexible spending account (FSA) or health reimbursement arrangement (HRA) from WageWorks.
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- Avesis Vision is an independent vision insurance company that does not provide Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Iowa products and services. Avesis Vision is underwritten by Fidelity Security Life Insurance.
- WageWorks® is a provider of consumer-directed benefits (CDBs) in the United States. WageWorks does not provide Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield products or services. © 2018 WageWorks, Inc. All rights reserved. The term “savings” herein refers only to tax savings and actual savings are dependent on individual tax rates. No part of this document constitutes tax, financial, or legal advice. Please consult your advisor regarding your personal situation and whether this is the right program for you.