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Service solutions

Benefits enrollment, education and support 

Lincoln partners with your company to provide the communication, information and services necessary for successful benefits enrollment and ongoing administration.
 

  • Employee education and communication
  • Implementation, service and support

Make it easy for your employees to learn about their benefits, consider the options, ask questions and make informed decisions.
   

Straightforward, comprehensive materials
  • Maximize participation via communication methods — emails, posters, table tents, fliers — that reach employees no matter where, when or how they work.
  • Emphasize the value of benefits — help employees consider their specific coverage needs.
  • Guide employees toward informed decisions — ensure they understand their specific coverage details and can make educated benefit decisions.
Trained benefit counselors

Case management and enrollment services teams focus on education and personal outreach, making sure employees understand the value of their benefits.

Group presentations or 1:1 meetings

Lincoln benefit counselors and enrollment coordinators can assist employees in enrolling in all their benefits — which includes other carriers’ plans, along with the plans offered by Lincoln. Benefit decisions aren’t made in a vacuum, and we want to help employees view their benefit offerings as a full, integrated package.

Electronic enrollment
  • The Lincoln STEPS 2 Enroll® system, offered at no cost, lets your employees enroll in Lincoln products and services.
  • Our strategic partnerships allow us to offer discounted prices for third-party benefit administration solutions, allowing your employees to enroll in all their benefits — from Lincoln and other companies — on one unified platform.
Print enrollment

For clients who don’t use online technology, we offer enrollment booklets and forms — with personal data and customized benefit options and rates already filled in to help employees make their choices.

Feedback

Lincoln receives feedback every time a benefits counselor works with a client — every experience is an opportunity to fine tune the enrollment process.

With Lincoln, you can rely on personalized and proactive service, whenever you need it.
   

Implementation and onboarding
  • We offer customized project plans, guiding all parties through the process.
  • We help employers explore the pros and cons of billing options, so they can pick the option best for them.
  • We provide education and consultation upfront, assuring customers of a smoother process post-implementation.
     
Online account management: claims, reports, billing and more

When you register with the Lincoln online benefits portal, it’s easy to review and update your company’s Lincoln benefits:

  • Submit Evidence of Insurability (EOI)
  • Verify status for EOI, claims and Explanation of Benefits (EOB)
  • Access claims, administrative and new business forms
  • View certificates and contracts
  • Recalculate and pay bills
  • Check payment status
  • Get tax-related and FICA-related reports
  • Enroll new members and update existing members’ information and coverage
  • Delegate access to other benefit managers and brokers

Current Lincoln customers — log in to your Lincoln portal via the link on the right.
 

Prompt and reliable claims processing

A simple claims process eliminates the number of claims forms required.

  • Five business days is the average turnaround time for processing core product claims.
  • Integrated short-term and long-term disability claims management proactively identifies potential long-term disability claims.
  • Monthly feedback and annual surveys help us continually monitor and enhance our claims, enrollment and implementation services.
Enhanced Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) capabilities
  • Promotes fast, accurate communication
  • Eliminates many manual tasks
  • Decreases turnaround time
  • Provides a viable solution for capturing and automating information for employers of all sizes
     
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Practical strategies

Explore three practical strategies to help employees make the right benefit decisions.

 

Read the full white paper.