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Buck to host webinar on COVID-19 impact to 2021 benefits and annual enrollment

NEW YORK, June 15, 2020 – From health care plan coverage to voluntary benefits to communication strategies, COVID-19 will have a profound impact on 2021 benefit elections. To address these challenges, Buck, an integrated HR and benefits consulting, technology, and administration services firm, will host a webinar titled, “How will COVID-19 impact 2021 benefits and annual enrollment?” on Thursday, June 18 from 1 p.m. ET – 2 p.m. ET.

Speakers Kelly Conlin, Tom Kelly, Amy Dunn, and Debra Andrianopoulos, from Buck’s Health, Compliance, and Engagement practices will discuss how:

  • Predictive modeling can help employers anticipate future health care costs
  • Supplemental medical and other voluntary benefits can help meet employee needs
  • Recent IRS guidance expands permissible mid-year cafeteria plan election changes
  • Rethinking annual enrollment communication strategies can more effectively engage employees in the process

You can register for the webinar here.

This webinar is the latest in a series from Buck that looks at the economic and workforce impact of COVID-19. Recent topics include Back to the workplace: Is your organization ready for this next challenge? and Mental health and wellbeing in an uncertain world. Both are available for replay.

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Media contact:
Lumina Communications for Buck
Hollie Smith / Michael Gallo
646-741-8359 / 212-239-8594