Large employer page (250 or
Do you currently offer
insurance and want to expand or change it?
Do you want to increase employee participation in your
companys health plan coverage benefits?
Do you have employees who need
insurance but think they cannot afford to participate in your
companys health plan benefits?
Health insurance is
the most important and valued fringe benefit to employees. Affordable health
benefit options are available to all employers, regardless of size.
can help large employers learn more about alternative health benefits,
encourage employees to participate in their health plan benefits, and navigate
their way through the
health insurance purchasing process.
Alternative Health Benefit Products
Helping Employees Select an Affordable Health
Group Health Insurance
Communicating About Health Benefits
Most large companies offer employees some type of
health coverage benefit. In fact, many offer more than one type of coverage
option. With larger numbers of employees and more health benefit choices, large
employers need to ensure effective employee communication so employees clearly
- tax savings advantage of participating in a
insurance plan and benefits program,
- medical care and costs coverage by their health
- employee premiums, co-pays, and deductibles,
- employee responsibility for medical costs not
coverage by the health plan or supplemental health benefits.
Communicating Health Benefit Information to Employees provides employers
with some practice suggestions for improving employees understanding and
education of their health benefits.
the purposes of this web site, large employers are defined as having more than
250 full-time employees. HealthInsurance.Alabama.Gov defined medium-sized
employers as 51 to 250 full-time employees, as described in the UCLA Center for
Health Policy Researchs High Cost of Insurance Outweighs Other Barriers
for Mid-Size Firms (Pourat & Ripps, 2006; available at
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