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Benefitfocus – Benefits Administration

Vendor Analysis

by John Willmott

published on Oct 09, 2019

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Report Overview:

Benefitfocus has taken a lead in providing both a platform to provide a more proactive year-round H&W participant experience and in positioning itself at the heart of a wider ecosystem involving brokers and carriers

Who is this Report for:

NelsonHall’s Next Generation Benefits Administration in North America: vendor assessment for Benefitfocus is a comprehensive assessment of Benefitfocus’ benefits administration offering and capabilities, designed for:

  • Sourcing managers and operations executives investigating developments within the benefits administration market
  • Vendor marketing, sales and business managers developing strategies to target service opportunities within the North American benefits administration market
  • Financial analysts and investors specializing in the business process and operations transformation services sector.

Scope of this Report:

The report provides a comprehensive and objective analysis of Benefitfocus’s offerings, capabilities, and market and financial strength, including:

  • Revenue summary
  • Analysis of the company’s benefits administration offerings
  • Analysis of the company’s customer base including the company’s targeting strategy and examples of current contracts
  • Identification of the company’s strategy, emphasis, and new developments within its technology and services
  • Analysis of the company’s strengths, challenges, and outlook

Key Findings & Highlights:

Benefitfocus was founded in 2000 and traditionally focused on two markets:

  • Large medical carriers and payers: serving 150K small and medium-sized employer groups (1-999 employees) in the U.S. largely following the profile of U.S. companies nationally
  • Direct to employer: serving ~1,000 organizations with >1,000 employees.

Overall the company supports ~25m U.S. employees and members.

However, following a change of leadership in 2018, the company introduced a new strategy and ambition is repositioning from a "software company" to a "platform company", "shifting its focus to consumer lives and ARPU and leveraging channel partners and brokers".

Table of contents:

Table of contents:

  • Background
  • Revenue Summary
  • Key Offerings
  • Delivery Capability and Partnerships
  • Target Markets
  • Strategy
  • Strengths and Challenges
  • Outlook

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