BOSTON, MA, September 22, 2021 / 24-7PressRelease / – Flimp communication, a leading provider of employee benefits communication and engagement solutions, today announced several notable enhancements to its PLANselect® medical plan decision support tool. Accessible to more than three million employees across North America, the new enhancements are expected to increase PLANselect’s employee engagement rates, which currently average 60% based on completion. The product uses sophisticated algorithms to accurately analyze and forecast the costs of health plans available to employees, spouses and new hires based on anticipated coverage needs. Available in English and Spanish, PLANselect helps employees choose the best medical plan for their needs through self-guided training and can replace in-person benefit lounges and one-on-one meetings. The recently updated tool is available to new and existing customers for the 2021 benefits open registration season.
“In addition to accurately predicting medical costs for employees and their families, decision support tools must offer three things for employees to commit to higher rates: complete confidentiality data, the ability to complete in 10 minutes or less, and a flexible, mobile-friendly interface that can switch to multiple languages, ”said Wayne Wall, CEO and Founder of Flimp Communications. “We are constantly looking for ways to use technology to improve the employee training experience, while delivering a better return on investment, lower costs and measurable results for HR teams, benefits consultants, employees. suppliers and recruiters. “
New enhancements to PLANselect include:
– Employer notes: this feature can be activated on each page of the tool and offers the possibility of obtaining employer-specific explanations around the most frequently asked questions such as: are domestic partners covered ? These customizable notes can also provide links to educational videos, brochures, PDFs, etc., all within the context of the question being asked.
–FSA Calculator: The new FSAdvantage complements the existing HSAdvantage to help employees optimize these savings accounts.
–Delivery of results: Employees can be confused by the results provided in traditional benefit decision support tools. Flimp has created a more intuitive experience that clearly displays the results of plan recommendations by lowest cost and highest value, making it easier to compare plans and calculate costs.
–Engagement monitoring: a new dashboard enables viewer engagement to be tracked in real time. Overall results, such as time spent in each section of the tool, top recommended plans, frequency of tool use, and content clicks can be monitored by employers. Typically, over 60% of employees engage with the tool, the highest engagement rates in the industry.
–Universal homepage: new homepage for organizations with multiple PLANselect sites for different groups of employees. Having a cohesive bond makes it easier to promote to their workforce.
– Social benefits registration: PLANselect now offers the possibility of adding a direct link to an employer’s social benefits registration site from the results page. Thus, once the options have been examined and a decision made, the action to register is transparent.
Other features of PLANselect:
–Self-guided training: automates the training process to save time for HR and benefit providers. This translates to fewer meetings for HR teams and more learning for employees.
–Accessible: Fully online and accessible from any device, anywhere, so other decision makers in the family can also be involved.
–Private and Secure: No Personally Identifiable Information (PII) is collected, so there is no HIPAA liability or fear of data being compromised.
– Impartial results: No benefit plan is favored over another, guaranteed by the proprietary algorithm, so there is no problem with plan bias.
Configuration and deployment:
For employers and consultants, Flimp Communications handles all configuration and testing for PLANselect. It usually takes two to five days after the information about the health plan, premium contributions and employer contributions is received. For setting up a custom website, all you need is the company logo, brand colors, homepage text, and any additional notes, educational videos, or other materials you need. the employer wants to add. All PLANselect information, videos, texts and results are available in Spanish with a simple change of language on each page.
Heatmap plan diagnosis before launch:
After the PLANselect site (s) are complete, we perform a heat map diagnostic of the proposed medical plans, running simulated employees and dependents through the model to show likely results. The heat map is intended to help an employer anticipate plan value score rankings that may be generated by PLANselect, allowing an employer to view which plans will be recommended most frequently and under what circumstances. We test a statistically valid number of user response scenarios that rank employees of very low to very high potential users of covered medical services for each level of coverage and present the highest ranked plan for each percentile of expected use.
Pricing: The all-inclusive pricing for PLANselect is $ 8 per employee per year (PEPY) for 250-1,000 employees, plus $ 4 per employee over 1,000 employees. There is no charge for new hires added during the plan year. For companies with less than 250 employees, please contact us for special pricing.
For more information or to register for a guided demonstration of our business intelligence solutions, visit: https://www.flimp.net/benefits-decision-support-tools/
About Flimp Communications
Flimp Communications is a leader in HR, benefits and employee communication and provides virtual communication solutions including software, decision support tools, SMS and interactive digital content for employers, HR consultants, insurance companies and healthcare providers. With offices in Boston, MA, Denver, CO, Vero Beach, FL and Burlington, VT, Flimp works with more than 800 corporate clients, including many Fortune 500 companies. The award-winning employee communication platform empowers users create, distribute and track interactive videos and branded multimedia content without any programming or IT resources for corporate, internal and employee communications. For more information, please visit www.flimp.net.
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