How to Negotiate Health Benefits

Having good health benefits is very important to the American worker. Employees often choose to apply for those positions that have good health benefits in order to provide needed health coverage for themselves, their spouse and/or their dependents. Employers, especially public employers, have often been able to provide reasonably priced coverage as part of a way to attract qualified and experienced applicants. In fact, having a healthy benefits package could be a large chunk of the overall compensation package that is included in the offer letter when a job offer is extended. Employers now recognize that making health care part of their offer is becoming just too costly and have had to look