153 – HR: Are Your Teams Health-Insurance & Benefits Literate?

What are the main issues today’s HR departments face when communicating benefits to employees today? How can HR teams effectively communicate benefits information to employees to control costs and WITHOUT adding significant HR resources? What can HR teams do to encourage employees to take advantage of benefits communication and education tools? HR departments are faced with major issues in communicating benefits, according to Kim Buckey, VP Client Services with DirectPath. Fred Coon, CEO of Stewart Cooper & Coon, interviews Kim on what HR teams can do to help and encourage employees to understand and take advantage of benefits education.

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About the Guest:

153 - Kim BuckeyKim Buckey is DirectPath’s key advisor and senior subject-matter expert on new and evolving compliance issues that affect employers. Kim, who founded the DirectPath compliance communications team, works closely with sales, marketing, and product development to explore the potential impact on customer segments, and develop new products and services to support current and anticipated needs. She has more than 40 years of communications experience, 35 of which focus on the delivery of compliance communications for health/welfare and qualified (savings/pensions) plans.


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Fred Coon, CEO

Stewart, Cooper & Coon offers Human Capital Strategy Serviceto both individuals and corporations. Our staff is dedicated to our clients’ success via innovative job search processes, employment management strategies, and state-of-the-art technologies. Contact Fred Coon – 866-883-4200, Ext. 200