Research & Insights
Our research and insights
National Survey of Employer-Sponsored Health PlansOur annual health benefits survey, with over 1,700 respondents in 2021, is one of the largest of its kind. It provides trends in cost and plan design and looks at employers’ strategies for managing cost and supporting employees - and how they have responded to the pandemic.
CFO Perspective on Health
Our first-ever survey of more than one hundred CFO’s and finance professionals suggest many may not be aware of just how fast cost is likely to grow and how much more volatility we’re likely to see.
Health on DemandOur comprehensive study reveals values, needs, desires, and trepidations of workers – and employers – when it comes to the future of health in general and the role of digital health in particular.
Health & Benefit Strategies for 2023
Learn actions companies are taking to enhance health care affordability, work/life balance, support for women’s reproductive health, behavioral health care, inclusive benefits and perks and more.
Inside Employees’ MindsLearn what’s happening in the labor market right now, what employees want and how you can respond proactively. Insights are based on results of multiple Mercer research studies, spanning more than 4,000 employees and 1,300 employers.
Leave ProgramsReview market practice and statutory requirements of paid and unpaid time off for a selection of core leave programs.
average 2+ year benefits cost increase vs. 6.6% national average
decrease in healthcare costs for thriving employees when employers implement effective population health management solutions
projected health plan savings through collective purchasing and cost management
potential ROI from Mercer Managed Pharmacy Consulting