Employers satisfied with the benefits marketplace experience in overwhelming numbers

June 14, 2017

Nearly 100% of employers are satisfied using a benefits marketplace (also known as a private exchange) to deliver an online shopping experience for choosing health and other benefits to employees, according to the 2017 Employer Experiences on Benefits Marketplaces Survey report by Willis Towers Watson. The majority of employers believe it has impacted their employees and company in a positive way by helping to control costs, simplify administration, and improve company culture:*

  • 97% of employers are satisfied with the benefits marketplace.
  • 86% think the benefits marketplace has helped them control benefits costs.
  • 89% say moving to the benefits marketplace has impacted their company culture positively.

Willis Towers Watson surveyed employers who use our benefits marketplaces to offer employees health benefits and more. This survey targeted employers with benefits effective dates between April 2016 and March 2017.

Read the full employer report: Willis Towers Watson Employer Satisfaction with Benefits Marketplaces 2017.

Read the employee report: Willis Towers Watson Health Care Consumerism in a Marketplace Environment 2017.

See the full infographic: Willis Towers Watson Infographic Everybody Wins

Click for the full WTW 2017 Employer Satisfaction Survey Infographic

 

 

 

 

 

 

*Data reflective of Willis Towers Watson Mid-Market and broker channel market

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