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Mercer Marsh Benefits

Employee health benefits program

Having a great employee health benefits plan improves the well-being of your people, while also building the health and resilience of your business.

Simplify and improve your employee health benefits strategy to create effective and sustainable programs

The future of work demands healthy, focused employees. As medical trends continue to rise, now is the time to consider bold new measures to deliver maximum value and balance healthcare cost concerns with empathy and employee engagement.

On the one hand, organizations must keep costs to a minimum and protect the bottom line, while also meeting changing regulation, managing complex risk and exposures, and supporting HR teams who are increasingly feeling the pressure.

On the other hand, most organizations want to invest in their people — attracting and retaining the best talent and giving their employees benefits that truly benefit themselves and their loved ones.

We understand the importance of balancing both. Ultimately, you’re fighting for the health and resilience of your people and the health and resilience of your business. Too often this balancing act is viewed as an "either or”. But we see it differently. When both sides of the equation are in sync, you create a virtuous circle whereby one reinforces the other — and your people and business emerge stronger from every challenge.

MMB can help you

Mercer Marsh Benefits help companies in every industry around the world achieve a win-win outcome. Our unmatched, on-the ground presence means we offer deep local relevance at a global scale. We’re an industry leader in health benefits programs, but we think and act like a challenger to deliver the best program for your people.

With our market-leading technology, we’re able to create health benefits experiences that enable your employees to make faster, smarter choices that are right for them and their loved ones. But our approach to the health benefits experience doesn’t just benefit your employees, it also benefits you. We’ll give you better insight into and control over your programs.

Finally, our local specialists are there for you and for your people. We simplify processes, minimize administration, and deliver long-term efficiencies, while never losing sight of the goal: benefits that truly benefit.

We can work with you to develop a program that can help:

  • Control healthcare and other benefits program costs.
  • Use benefits to help attract and retain the right employees.
  • Save time and money.
  • Manage financial and regulatory risks.
  • Keep employees healthy and productive.
  • Secure the best solutions, pricing, and service from health and benefit vendors.


The five pillars of people risk: Managing risks for business and workforce resilience

Our research examines 25 of the most pertinent threats to employers today to help stakeholders identify, understand and prioritize which risks should be addressed through employee benefits plans, health insurance and other initiatives to minimize the impact to their organization.


In 2019, seven out of 10 leading causes of death were non-communicable conditions.

3 times

Medical trends continue to exceed inflation rates by close to three times


of HR and risk managers agreed or strongly agreed that health and safety risks pose a serious threat to the business.

Learn how a consultative, data-driven approach can help you design an employee health benefits program that truly benefits.

Speak with one of our team today.