Some 99% of the respondents to the survey by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) said they provided health coverage through a Preferred Provider Organization (PPO), Health Maintenance Organization (HMO), Exclusive Provider Organization (EPO), Indemnity, or Defined Contribution plan.
Employers said they’ve increased the following benefits:
- 95% listed prescription drugs
- 73% listed vision coverage
- 58% cited a wellness program
- 48% mentioned a well-baby program
- 28% listed a gym subsidy
- 21% cited cancer insurance
In other types of employee benefits, 33% of respondents offer paid or unpaid time off to volunteer. Some 35% give employees more leave than required for military service.
The SHRM survey of 551 HR professionals tracked 187 benefits offered by employers.