Experienced gardeners will tell you that the yield of ordinary garden vegetables is enhanced by companion plants. For example, placing basil next to a tomato plant will improve the quality of the taste and permit you to grow larger tomatoes. The same can be said about employee benefits.
Organizations have a core group of benefits they offer to employees. Health insurance is a sine qua non for effective employee benefits program; you do not have much without it. Health benefits help with paying for all kinds of medical treatments and medications. However, employees have difficulty with copayments and deductibles. They spend money from their own pockets in addition to the premiums they pay. Help with managing medical costs would be deeply appreciated but benefits administrators are not necessarily financial experts. Continue reading