The number one employee benefit people in Armenia care about is health insurance as the costs are very high. It’s also important to know that 60% of insurance premium costs relate to outpatient claims.
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When asked to rank the other top four employee benefits in order of importance, employees in Armenia will likely say: Disability, Death, Retirement and Medical for Dependents.
Average Cost For Employer Sponsored Benefits
The average cost is 9,200 Drams per employee per month.
For the most part, medical care is provided by outpatient clinics followed by hospitals. Costs for outpatient care are mainly paid for in cash. Our advice is for the employer and employee to have shared medical insurance in place to keep such costs under control. It is also advisable for employees to use the preventative check-ups offered in order to save further costs.
The structure of the medical care system in Armenia is a big surprise to employers entering the market.