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How COVID-19 Should Change Your Benefits Communication Strategy

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Employers may be looking for new ways to engage their employees in safe and effective ways. American Fidelity shifted all enrollments to a guided virtual experience beginning in March, and we’ve observed which strategies are the most effective for a successful benefits enrollment.

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Summary of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act

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Why Online Enrollment May Not Be Enough

Here are some reasons why an online-only enrollment process may not be the best choice for everyone.

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What to Do with Your HCFSA When Your Job Changes

When your employment ends, whether it was voluntary or not, access to your HCFSA also ends unless you’re eligible to continue coverage through COBRA.

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