Improving health outcomes
Employers have the collective influence to improve health outcomes. Successful efforts to personalize the experience, pay for value, drive to quality and embrace disruption have resulted in progress. Facing the impact of market forces accelerated by COVID-19, employers now need to derive greater value from health and benefits programs. It is time for employers to rebalance the quality vs. cost equation, and reinvent for value. We can help.
With the insight on what’s driving claims, your employee benefits consultant will work with you to minimize risk, manage overall spend and contain costs. Not only by harnessing our strong relationships with insurers to secure favorable terms, but by also helping you to prioritize plan design, health risk management, financing, administration, vendor management and governance changes. Our benefits administration systems and benefits communication services can help you further increase your return on investment.
Drive innovation with specialty solutions
Employers are responsible for the health coverage and well-being of millions of Americans. 180 million people are provided health coverage through employers (more than half of the US population) and employers spend $880 billion on healthcare.
Now is the time to derive greater value from health and benefits programs.
High Value Care
High Value Care (HVC) means healthcare services that deliver quality care to the patient with an exceptional experience, while also effectively managing costs for the member and the plan.
Mercer brings innovative solutions to improve your cost position and reduce risks, while simultaneously, improving quality and the employee experience.
Employee benefits plan strategy & designWe apply a considered approach to helping you articulate your program objectives and benefits roadmap. Whether your focus is reducing costs, competing in the war for talent or boosting employee wellbeing, we’ll ensure your benefits program is fit for purpose.
Employee benefits broker servicesOur market-leading employee benefits brokerage services can help you secure the right benefits solutions at the right price. We’ll also offer suggestions for smarter benefits that reduce your risk profile and claims to keep plans sustainable.
Employee benefits analytics & insightsIf you want to improve well-being, manage costs or retain employees, robust employee benefits analytics will inform strategic thinking. Our market-leading tools help you harness your employee benefits data.
Employee benefits communicationThe right benefits communication strategy will boost employee engagement, helping you to attract and retain talent. Our end-to-end employee benefits communication solutions include branding, messaging and communication tools.
Small business employee benefitsOur employee benefits for small businesses bring you the best value deals from health insurance and group benefits providers. These are designed to help you attract and retain the talent needed to grow your business and keep your people healthy.
Finance & actuarialCost management of benefits plans is being pushed up the corporate agenda, making it the ideal time for employers to begin thinking about long-term cost forecasting and containment strategies. For self-insured and/or post-employment benefit programs, we will help you meet accounting obligations.
Engaging employee benefits solutions
Workforces everywhere are increasingly multigenerational, diverse and global. Our Health on Demand research found that the more varied the benefits you offer, the more loyal, engaged and energized your workforce will become.
Critical to meeting these demands, is introducing automated benefit admin solutions. Not only does this reduce the administration burden on teams, but digital tools enable programs to be tailored to employees’ unique needs and interests.
Our employee benefits consultants, with deep expertise at both a global and local level, are not tied to any specific solutions. This means we can help you build a strategy and select the programs and vendors that are right for you, wherever you’re based.