Health benefits alone are not enough to stay competitive in the race to attract and retain skilled workers. So Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey is offering businesses Horizon Expand, a single portfolio of supplemental insurance products for groups of all sizes.

As Horizon’s Tom Vincz explains, “a high-quality health plan that includes not only medical coverage, but supplemental benefits, such as wellness, dental, vision, life insurance, disability, and the convenience of telehealth is no longer reserved for the C-suite executive.”

He notes that it’s becoming increasingly important to employees to have a range of benefits from their employer. Citing a 2018 survey by America’s Health Insurance Plan, 46% of workers said the availability and quality of health insurance was a key factor in choosing their current job; and more than half (56%) said that is a primary reason they stay at their current job.

“It’s during times like these when the economy is strong and unemployment is low, that businesses need every edge and advantage possible to attract and retain the kind of employees that drive a company forward,” Vincz writes.

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