Open Enrollment in the context of company goals



To have a successful Open Enrollment, you know you need to plan ahead. But if you only focus on the implementation plan, you risk getting lost in the weeds. Instead, start by aligning on your strategic high-level intentions.

Put aside the realities of Open Enrollment, and try to sit in your boss’s seat. OE enables employees to get health coverage, but that’s more of an outcome than a goal.

Aim to figure out what your company’s leadership wants OE to deliver. Even if you have an idea, it might be worth asking directly, to avoid getting caught off-guard.

To help frame your conversation, consider asking:

Are there other questions that help you align with leadership? Share your questions in the comments below


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