Help for those affected by recent natural disasters | Learn More

A message from Aflac

To our policyholders in areas affected by wildfires in designated California counties: Butte, Lake, Mendocino, Napa, Nevada, Orange, Solano, Sonoma, and Yuba, as well as those in areas affected by recent hurricanes in Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands, please know that the thoughts and prayers of everyone at Aflac are with you. We are working with government agencies that represent all declared disaster areas, including those under emergency order, to ensure we do everything possible to help you. Based on that guidance, we have extended the due dates for policy premiums by 60 days for those living in places that have been declared disaster areas or are under emergency order. If you have a question about your policy or need help, contact us at 800-992-3522. To help with the recovery, Aflac made a $500,000 donation to the American Red Cross, and our employees are making their own private contributions. Please be safe, as the care of you and your families is paramount.

Un mensaje de parte de Aflac

A nuestros asegurados en las áreas afectadas por los recientes huracanes, queremos que sepan que todos en Aflac estamos pensando en, y orando por, ustedes. Estamos trabajando con agencias del gobierno que representan todas las áreas declaradas como zonas de desastre, para asegurarnos de hacer todo lo posible para ayudarles. Basándonos en su consejo, hemos extendido por 60 días las fechas de vencimiento de las primas de las pólizas de aquellos que viven en áreas declaradas como zonas de desastre. Si tiene una pregunta sobre su póliza o necesita ayuda, contáctenos al 800-992-3522. Para ayudar con la recuperación, Aflac ha donado $500,000 a la Cruz Roja Americana y nuestros empleados están efectuando sus propias donaciones. Por favor cuídense, ya que su bienestar y el de sus familias está por encima de todo.

855.502.3522

For existing account servicing call: 800.992.3522

Business Hours

Monday thru Friday . 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM EST

Request a Quote
Provide the following information about your company.

Learn about individual policies.
For companies with fewer than three employees, please check out our individual and family coverage. Learn more.

I'm interested in:

Select all that apply

All fields are required.

*Indicates required field

By hitting "Submit" I agree to receive autodialed calls and texts from Aflac, independent contractors acting on Aflac’s behalf, and third parties acting on Aflac’s behalf, including but not limited to Five9 at the number I have provided. Messages and data rates may apply. I understand that I am not required to provide my consent as a condition of accessing Aflac’s website, purchasing any product or receiving any Aflac services.

Thank You!

An Aflac representative will contact you.

Your confirmation number is .

If you have any questions regarding your request, contact us at addbenefits@aflac.com

Please provide your confirmation number listed above for reference.

Close

This year’s must-have accessories, chart-topping bands, and must-see blockbuster movies aren’t the same as they were five years ago — so why are your benefits offerings stuck in the past? Over time, the needs of your small business and your employees change (babies are born, you celebrate hiring your 51st team member, and so on) and benefits offerings often need to level up to match those shifts and shuffles. Here, we’ve highlighted several things to keep in mind if you’re wondering if your business’s benefits should be updated.

  1. Remember to review your benefits offerings at least once every year.

    You don’t need to redo the whole process of planning and setting up your benefits (whew!), but this annual review is key. When you take stock of the new normal, it’s likely that many components of your benefits selections will remain the same, but there’s also a good chance that certain details (like premium rates or new voluntary offerings) are itching for a change.

  2. Pay attention to the ever-changing traits of your business and employees.

    How? Start by gathering your employee’s opinions about their current benefits package. Find out if your employees are satisfied with current benefits offerings, if they’re aware of all the features their plans offer, and if they feel any plans are missing from their offerings. An open, candid dialogue can help your employees feel heard, respected, and taken care of.

  3. Consider the cost of adding desired benefits

    If your employees are looking for additional benefits offerings, crunch the numbers to balance the immediate costs (monthly premiums, for example) with the potential return on investment.

  4. Evaluate major medical offerings (if you offer them) to see what gaps in coverage you can address.

    For example, offering a voluntary guaranteed-issue hospital plan that helps with unexpected costs of hospitalization can be helpful, especially with the increasing out-of-pocket costs that may not be covered by major medical insurance.

  5. Consider how your benefits offerings act as a key employee recognition tool.

    Unable to give your employees a monetary raise? Boosting your benefits can be a great way to retain those rockstar employees and attract stellar new hires.

  6. Watch out for annual reporting deadlines.

    Small businesses with less than 50 full-time equivalent (FTE) employees do not need to submit IRS reporting for employer-sponsored coverage. But if your small business offers a health insurance plan that is self-funded, you will need to submit IRS reporting for minimum essential coverage. These deadlines are usually similar to the applicable W-2 reporting deadline and may change each year, so check with your carrier or tax/legal advisor for updates each year.

  7. As your business grows, stay up-to-date on benefits-related regulations that apply to businesses with more than 50 employees.

    When your business grows beyond the 50 FTE employee mark, throw a party! Then consider re-evaluating those key decisions regarding your health care benefits for employees.

  8. You don’t have to do this all on your own—tap into our expert resources!

    Aflac benefits advisors are there to help make sure your company’s benefits selections are the best fit each year. Insurance carriers also have a number of resources available to help you with planning and managing your benefits offerings year over year. Everwell, powered by Aflac, and its many alliances (including major medical) can lend an invaluable helping hand. Aflac also has relationships with many local brokers who can help growing companies fulfill their non-voluntary insurance needs. We’ve got friends that can help, and we’re ready to give you the intro.

Yes, it’s adding a bit of work to your already packed to-do list, but managing benefits offerings over time can help ensure that your employees are taken care of.