July 8, 2022
  • Mercer released findings from its Survey on Health and Benefit Strategies, indicating that employers will focus on affordability and access in designing health benefits for 2023. The report found that two-thirds of the 708 employers polled plan to enhance their health benefit options in an effort to improve recruitment and retention. A growing number of employers are offering plan options with low deductibles or no deductible, with 41 percent saying the already have such a plan option. Another 52 percent said they will be offering virtual behavioral health care next year, and 40 percent said they will invest in virtual primary care. (Report here)