A new article on Benefitspro.com identifies 2014 as a pivotal year for employee benefits. Most notable: as the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act continues to shake out, likely propelling the sale of voluntary benefits products even further, experts say.
Citing MetLife’s 2013 Study of Employee Benefits Trends, 58 percent of employers say providing voluntary benefits is a significant benefits strategy — up significantly in 2012 from 32 percent in 2010. Nearly half of employers who currently offer voluntary benefits say they are likely to increase the number of products they will offer in the next two years.
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