Mercer health insurance includes benefits that cover wellness, care management, absence and behavioral health, as stated on the company's website. Mercer offers health insurance solutions for both active employees and retirees.
As of 2015, Mercer offers the widest range of benefits programs and insurance carriers of any private health exchange program, as noted on the company's website. It tailors benefits packages to reduce costs for organizations and promote employee wellness. Mercer offers more than 20 types of benefits, with multiple options for active employees and retirees.
Mercer conducts research for private employers on the cost of providing health benefits, monitoring indicators such as the amount contributed by employers to dependent coverage, according to Forbes. Mercer compiles information from employers who use major insurance providers such as Aetna, Anthem, Cigna, United HealthGroup and Blue Cross and Blue Shield.
Mercer conducts an annual national survey of employer-sponsored health plans, including medical, dental and other health coverage, as reported by Business Wire. This survey monitors costs of benefits per employee, factoring in changes as a result of the Affordable Care Act. In addition to consulting with private employers on health care benefits, Mercer helps businesses and organizations in 140 countries find the right retirement and investment solutions for their employees.