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May 2022


Employers Are Laser Focused on Health Benefit Costs

Managing healthcare benefit costs will be a top priority for 94% of employers over the next two years. Seventy-three percent say that the greatest challenge to their healthcare strategy is responding to increasing healthcare prices, according to a survey by Willis Towers Watson (WTW). Employers are boosting efforts to make benefits more affordable. They’re also focusing on educating employees to better understand and access their benefits.

Why Employee Health Is Key to Addressing the Great Resignation

An employee health strategy may be key to retaining employees. Getting better benefits is one of the top reasons that employers are considering changing jobs, according to a survey by Quest Diagnostics.



Benefits Take Center Stage in the Job Market 

The number of employees who are willing to pay for better benefits has rebounded following a dip during the pandemic, according to a Willis Tower Watson survey. The importance of health and retirement benefits to attract and keep workers is at its highest level in a decade, according to the survey of more than 9,600 U.S. employees.



Most Employees Are Satisfied with Their Mental Health Coverage

Eighty-eight percent of American voters who received mental health services through their health plan at work are satisfied with their care, according to a study from America's Health Insurance Plans. Seventy-seven percent say it was easy to find a mental health professional under their plan.