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Jun 15, 2018

Benefitfocus and American Eagle to Share Best Practices on Plan Design for a Millennial Workforce at SHRM Annual Conference

Attendees to learn how retail giant achieved high open enrollment participation; importance of personalized benefits in attracting and retaining talent

CHICAGO, June 15, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Benefitfocus, Inc. (NASDAQ: BNFT), a leading cloud-based benefits management platform and services provider, today announced Jeff Oldham, Senior Vice President of Global and Institutional Markets at Benefitfocus, will present alongside Tammy Fennessy, Senior Manager, Benefits at American Eagle, at the 2018 SHRM Annual Conference and Exposition. In the session, Oldham and Fennessy will speak to the importance of technology to design and communicate personalized benefits plans for a mobile, millennial workforce, and how American Eagle dramatically increased workforce enrollment in high-deductible health plans (HDHPs).

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What: "Millennials & Mobile: Outfitting American Eagle's Workforce with Rightsized Employee Benefits" – a session on how American Eagle partnered with Benefitfocus to engage a dispersed millennial employee base with mobile technology and provide affordable, personalized benefits plans while protecting employees' health and financial wellbeing.  
When: Tuesday, June 19, 2018 at 2:15 p.m. EST
Where: SHRM 2018 Annual Conference and Exposition, McCormick Place, Chicago, IL

"Retail employers face a unique challenge: educating a younger, dispersed workforce on selecting and enrolling in health insurance plans," said Jeff Oldham, SVP, Global and Institutional Markets. "Supporting an employee population like this requires a targeted, data-informed approach that resonates with a generation that grew up online and using mobile technology. Tammy and I are excited to discuss our partnership and share best practices on how all employers can create, communicate and enroll employees in rightsized benefits plans to promote wellbeing and manage employee satisfaction while keeping costs down."

To register for SHRM 2018 Annual Conference and Exposition and learn more about the session, visit https://annual.shrm.org/.

About Benefitfocus
Benefitfocus (NASDAQ: BNFT) unifies the entire U.S. benefits industry on a single technology platform to protect consumers' health, wealth and lifestyle. Our powerful cloud-based software, data-driven insights and thoughtfully-designed services, enable employers, insurance brokers and carriers to simplify the complexity of benefits administration and deliver a world-class benefits experience. The Benefitfocus platform is industry leading in reliability and peak response rate. Learn more at www.benefitfocus.com, LinkedIn and Twitter.

Except for historical information, all of the statements, expectations, and assumptions contained in this press release are forward-looking statements. Actual results or performance might differ materially from those explicit or implicit in the forward-looking statements. Important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially include: the need to innovate and provide useful products and services; the immature and volatile nature of the market for our products and services and other factors that could impact our anticipated growth our ability to compete effectively; our ability to maintain our culture and recruit and retain qualified personnel; reliance on key personnel; management of growth; changes in government regulations; fluctuations in our financial results; general economic risks; privacy, security and other risks associated with our business; and the other risk factors set forth from time to time in our SEC filings, copies of which are available free of charge within the Investor Relations section of the Benefitfocus website at http://investor.benefitfocus.com/sec-filings or upon request from our investor relations department. Benefitfocus assumes no obligation and does not intend to update these forward-looking statements, except as required by law.


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