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Iowa State Benefits team launches virtual benefits counselor, ALEX

Author: Troy Rutter

The Iowa State University Benefits team is excited to announce the launch of ALEX, a virtual benefits counselor.

ALEX is an easy-to-use, fun, and interactive guide that explains your benefits options and helps you select the plans that are best for you. With Open Enrollment starting on November 1, we are excited to introduce ALEX as another way for our employees to review their benefits, but ALEX can be used as a benefits resource at any point during the year.

The tool will ask you a few questions about your health care and other benefits needs (your answers remain anonymous and confidential), crunch some numbers, and recommend ISU benefits options that make the most sense for you. Your options will be explained in plain English—no jargon or complicated language. ALEX takes the guesswork out of reviewing your benefits.

ALEX can be accessed on the University Human Resources Benefits website.