Why should your company offer Voluntary Benefits?


Nearly 90% of employers are leveraging voluntary benefits as part of their overall strategy.

Reduce employee financial exposure


60% are living paycheck to paycheck1 with nearly half (48%) unable to cover an out-of-pocket expense of more than $1,000.

Provide customization and choice


60% of employees want a wider array of non-medical benefits available to purchase.

Aid in talent retention and acquisition


73% say benefits customized to meet their needs increases loyalty.

Simplify administration


Bundling voluntary benefits with existing Medical, Life and Disability carriers provides direct cost savings, rate guarantees and simplified administration.

Why choose Mercer for Voluntary Benefits?


Simple, Scalable, Strategic

Mercer Voluntary Benefits is ideally suited to partner and grow with your company as you continue to enhance your investment in your employees. For more than 85 years, we have refined the art of program administration, identified the critical features of success, achieved exceptional program participation and supported clients with superior service. Our market leading specialty expertise makes it easy to design and deliver a successful voluntary program that aligns with your benefits strategy and delivers value to your employees.


  • 450 Voluntary Benefits dedicated colleagues
  • $1 billion premium managed with 70+ carrier partners
  • 1,500 clients ranging in size from 100 lives to more than 300,000 lives 
  • 21 industries
  • 8.7 million employees

You should expect more from your voluntary benefits broker. Our unique solution bundles brokerage and consulting expertise with in-house administration capabilities — maximizing the value to your company and employees. Our existing infrastructure, robust experience, strong insurer relationships and commitment to quality come together to deliver a full-service administration solution above that of a traditional broker. With customized product designs, access to best-in-class insurers and engaging communications, our experience and talent will support you long-term with the tools critical for success.

We service more than 100 Fortune 500 Companies

Voluntary Benefits available through Mercer

Health Risk Protection: softens the financial impact of health-related events


  • Accident
  • Cancer Support and Testing 
  • Critical Illness
  • Hospital Indemnity
  • Dental
  • Vision

Financial Protection: addresses common financial risks


  • Short- and Long-Term Disability
  • Identity Theft Protection
  • Life insurance
  • Life insurance with a Long-Term Care Rider
  • Long-Term Care

Overall wellbeing: delivers savings and/or financial assistance


  • Auto/Home
  • Discount and Purchase programs
  • Elder Care
  • Financial Coaching
  • Legal Services
  • Payroll Loans
  • Pet

Mercer’s proprietary Auto/Home CHOICE solution: $789 Savings


Through our comparative website, employees can easily design and compare auto plans and carriers to select the best coverage. We provide real-time, side-by-side quotes from top US carriers. A simplified experience for your employees includes a carrier-neutral contact center supported by licensed benefits counselors, consolidated billing, and flexible communications to educate and guide employees. Employees save an average of $789 in the first year.

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