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

Available Summer 2021

For 17 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


New topics for 2021 include: Biosimilar management tactics; impact of COVID-19, including focus on and expansion of mental/behavioral health and telemedicine, approach to vaccine and worksite clinics services; use of data in benefit decision making; approach and targeted categories for Copay Accumulator and Maximizer programs.

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 2021 Trends Report includes:

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