Benfield Research, A Division of Gallagher Benefits Services, Inc.
Employer Market Trends Report

Available Summer 2022

For 18 years GRI has been conducting this research to track, study, and predict employee health management activity and challenges in the self-insured employer market. The Employer Market Trends report includes insights from 100+ jumbo employers (5,000+ employees) and leading employer health coalitions, exploring health benefit topics such as:

  • Prescription Drug Formularies & Exclusion Lists
  • Alternate Rx Contracting Models
  • Biologics & Biosimilars
  • Copay Accumulator & Maximizer Programs
  • Worksite Health Clinics
  • Disease State Priorities
  • Value-Focused Initiatives
  • Employer Segmentation Model
  • Coalition Group Rx Purchasing
  • Coverage of Technology-Driven Solutions (digital health, telehealth, genomic testing, etc.)


New topics for 2022 include: Use of data to track impact of benefit programs; importance of recommended adult and pediatric vaccines/immunizations; importance of preventive cancer and mental health screenings; use of specialty management tactics, including second specialty tier, carve out to specialty vendor, alternative specialty funding programs, and utilization/risk management vendors; avenues for offering medical telehealth.

Customers utilize this report for strategy development, market assessment, product/service alignment, and to better understand the demands being placed on employer purchasers. Findings can be applied to showcase product value using research and outcomes data valued by employers and coalitions.

A purchase of the 2022 Trends Report includes:

Contact Sarah Daley at 314-656-2384 for pricing, packages and additional details.