Over half of employers expect COVID-19 to increase voluntary enrollment participation, finds Eastbridge report

July 16, 2020 | Source: Eastbridge Consulting Group, Inc.

AVON, Conn., July 16, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — When asked about the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on enrollment participation, just over half of employers surveyed believe more employees will enroll in voluntary products, finds Eastbridge’s latest study, Employer Perspectives on the COVID-19 Pandemic and Voluntary. In addition, almost a quarter do not think COVID-19 will have any effect on voluntary enrollments and another 12% are unsure. Only 12% of employers believe enrollment participation will decrease.

However, many employers anticipate making changes to their voluntary enrollment plans as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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